About Intensive English Program (IEP)

For International Students who want to learn American English.


Study where you will be surrounded by English language and American culture. Meet fellow students from around the world and learn from teachers who are dedicated to your success!

  • Year round schedule
  • Five levels of English: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-University, and Bridge to the University
  • 22 hours of intensive instruction per week
  • Small personal classes
  • Students from 35 or more countries

Areas of Study

  • Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, Conversation, Idioms, Presentations
  • Additional classes in Video and Computer Instruction, Accent Reduction, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Preparation, and Business English

Computer Laboratories and Tutoring

  • Open computer laboratory time
  • Free tutoring two afternoons a week

Cultural Activities/Clubs

  • Language partners, reading club, weekly afterclass activities, and volunteer activities
  • Class trips to area attractions


  • Knowledgeable, friendly staff
  • Qualified instructors who are native English speakers
  • Social activities
  • Use of campus facilities including swimming pool, fitness center, health clinic, and others

English Language Requirements for Admission to UNF

  • Students completing Level 5 of the English Program may be admitted to the university based on ELP assessment. For more information, see Admissions.

Bridge to the University Concurrent Enrollment – University Level 5

  • Students enroll in one UNF class and 15 hours in the ELP
  • TOEFL Score 490 required for Level 5
  • Students must meet UNF admission criteria

Preparation for the University

  • Institutional TOEFL once a semester for Levels 2, 3 and 4
  • Workshops offered for admission applications to Florida State College Jacksonville and UNF

Students Studying


Students from more than 35 countries study English at the UNF English Language Program.