Intensive English Language Program

The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at Fresno Pacific University (FPU) is designed for students seeking to improve their English abilities. Many of our students are preparing for college level coursework while others are studying for personal or professional advancement. 

Steps to Apply

Program Details

  • 23 hours of instruction each week
  • Beginning to advanced levels of instruction
  • Up-to-date teaching methods
  • Conversation partners
  • Students participate in university events
  • All teachers have master's degrees in TESOL/linguistics


  • FPU is located in the heart of California with easy access to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Yosemite National Park.
  • Our campus is patrolled 24 hours by trained safety officers.
  • International staff will pick you up from the airport and will provide the needed guidance in cultural adjustment.

Start Dates

Start End
Fall 2014
Session 1 August 25 October 17
Session 2 October 20 December 12
Spring 2015
Session 1 January 12 March 6
Session 2 March 16 May 8
Summer 2015
Session 1 May 11 June 19
Session 2 June 22 July 31
Fall 2015
Session 1 August 24 October 16
Session 2 October 19 December 11

Steps to Apply

Just follow these simple steps to apply. Get started today!

Class Hours

Classes occur in both the morning and the afternoon. You may contact the International Admissions Office for a sample class schedule.

Program Director