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International Admissions and Recruiting


International Admissions & Recruiting

Kansas State University
203A Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Manhattan, KS 66506-1111
785-532-6550 fax

English Language Program

The English Language Program at Kansas State University offers 5 levels of intensive English.

Students are not required to start at Level 1. When students arrive on campus, they will take the English Proficiency Test to determine the starting level.

Students who wish to study for a bachelor's degree, but require English language study, can apply directly to the academic program and begin with English courses first.

Program options:
  • Academic Semester Program (4 months)
  • Intensive Summer Program (8 weeks)

A student may choose to continue enrollment for as long as they wish to study.

What the English Language Program offers:
  • Five levels of Intensive English
  • Small classes (10-17 students)
  • Experienced teachers with advanced degrees
  • Language/computer laboratory
  • Full-time: 18-19 hours of class/week (30 hours per week in intensive summer program)
    • Reading (6 hours)
    • Writing (6 hours)
    • Speaking/Listening (6 hours)
    • ELP Orientation (1 hour)
Who can attend:

The ELP accepts students who:

  • Are non-native speakers of English
  • Are at least 17 years old
  • Read and write in their own language
  • Know the Roman alphabet


Application Process:
  • Complete online application (Click "Apply Now" above)
  • Pay application fee
  • Provide a copy of passport photo page
  • Submit Affidavit of Support and bank statements

Academic Calendar

Spring 2016: January 19–May 13

Summer 2016: May 23–August 12

Fall 2016: August 22–December 16

Spring 2017: January 17–May 12

Summer 2017: May 22–August 11

English Language Program
Kansas State University
205 Fairchild Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506  
785-532-6550 fax