American Language and Culture Program, English Course | University of Idaho | Moscow, United States
English Course Blended

American Language and Culture Program

12 months
18198 USD/year
18198 USD/year
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The mission of the American Language and Culture Program at University of Idaho  is to provide non-native speakers of English with the linguistic, academic, social and cultural skills necessary to successfully navigate university environments in the United States.


 American Language and Culture Program at University of Idaho promotes internationalization at the University of Idaho and encourages respect for linguistic and cultural diversity on the campus and in the community.

Earn undergraduate general education credits while satisfying the U of I language admissions requirement.

Completion of the ALCP advanced level fulfills TOEFL requirements for full undergraduate admission as well as for most graduate programs. ALCP students can also earn 9 undergraduate U of I general education credits through ALCP coursework.


  • Elementary Level Courses
  • Intermediate Level Courses
  • Advanced Level Courses

On-campus Student Employment

Once you’re in Moscow, you can apply for a job on campus and work for 20 hours a week during the academic year, up to 40 hours per week during university breaks-it is a great way to meet people and earn some money. Students of all ages work in offices, labs, dining halls and the student recreation center. Our International Programs Office provides additional guidance on navigating the employment process for international students.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Elementary Reading Composition
  • Elementary Listening Speaking
  • Intermediate Reading Composition
  • Intermediate Grammar
  • Writing and Rhetoric 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Before applying to the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP), a student must meet these minimum requirements:

  • Be at least 17 years old
  • Present evidence of financial support for all expenses while studying in ALCP (complete the Certificate of Financial Responsibility and submit bank documents as outlined below)
  • Complete and sign Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR)
  • Financial sponsor must sign CFR
  • Submit original CFR
  • Copy picture and information pages from Passport
  • Submit copy of passport

Conditional Admission

Conditional admission is granted to students who meet our academic requirements, but not University of Idaho’s minimum English language requirements for full admission. Students who apply for Conditional Admission are able to begin a degree program upon successful completion of ALCP.Students can graduate from ALCP with up to 9 credits toward an undergraduate degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18198 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    18198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18198 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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