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ISU’s Intensive English Institute (IEI)

Intensive English Institute (IEI) provides English language instruction for international students who wish to study in a comprehensive, academically rigorous program. All classes are taught by instructors with advanced degrees, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) credentials, and relevant experience.

The IEI offers five sessions per year. Each session lasts eight weeks. We accept new students for each session.

IEI Sessions 2021 – 2022

SessionDatesPlacement Test and Registration
Fall 1 August 23 – October 15, 2021 August 16 - 20, 2021
Fall 2 October 18 – December 17, 2021 October 11 - 15, 2021
Spring 1 January 10 – March 4, 2022 January 3 - 7, 2022
Spring 2 March 7 – May 6, 2022 March 1 - 4, 2022
Summer May 16 – July 8, 2022 May 9 - 13, 2022


IEI Sessions 2020 – 2021

SessionDatesPlacement Test and Registration
Fall 1 August 17 – October 9, 2020 August 13 and 14. 2020
Fall 2 October 12 – December 11, 2020 October 8 and 9, 2020
Spring 1 January 11 – March 5, 2021 January 7 and 8, 2021
Spring 2 March 8 – May 7, 2021 March 4 and 5, 2021
Summer May 17 – July 9, 2021 May 13 and 14, 2021