Who should take this course?
Students who have completed at least one 10-week English language program at UC San Diego-ELI at an advanced proficiency level, who demonstrate superior performance in their home universities (students must provide a copy of the university transcripts and demonstrate that they are in the top 10% of his/her home university), and who have achieved high final grades in all classes can be considered for admission to the Intensive Pre-University (IPU) program.
The UC San Diego Academic Advisor will explain the academic selection criteria and language proficiency requirements to interested students who are currently studying at UC San Diego-ELI. Student who have not completed at least one quarter of successful studies at UC San Diego-ELI in the quarter prior to the desired IPU program start-date may not apply to the IPU program. Students take a combination of English language courses and university and/or university extension credit courses. Low-advanced and advanced levels only.
Other Requirements to be submitted 30 days before the published program start-date:
TB Assessment Form (sent at the time UC San Diego Extension International Programs sends acceptance materials)
2013 Dates (click here for complete list of program dates):
Schedule varies depending on level and classes chosen
What this program includes:
9 - 17 hours/week of English language instruction
1 - 2 University or University Extension courses (enrollment is on a space-available basis; credits may be transferable to degree programs)
Academic advising throughout the quarter
Core classes for fluency and comprehension
Wide variety of courses for academic preparation and cultural understanding.
Students with strong academic records and very advanced English skills may prefer to enroll in the University and Professional Studies Program.
Application Fee: $150 (non-refundable)
Books/Materials: Approximately $250
(Payment for all books and instructional materials CANNOT be made in advance and are to be purchased upon arrival at UC San Diego.)
International Student Services Fee: $350