Why Study English at Cerritos College?
* No TOEFL needed
* Small classes – lots of individualized help
* easy transfer to credit side when ready…we help!
* rapidly increase proficiency
* fun cultural events & group day trip
Cerritos College is an accredited two-year community college that offers the Intensive English Program (IEP) where you can develop the language skills you need and be prepared to study and earn college credit at our college or any other college/university in the U.S. IEP is a student-centered environment where you will be fully immersed into the English language and culture. Our class sizes are small, so that you get individualized help from your teachers. Our top-notch faculty and staff are dedicated to making your learning and cultural experience rewarding.
The Intensive English Program (IEP) is 16 weeks (4 months) not for credit program that provides you with over 360 hours of Intensive English language training. Classes are held Mondays through Thursdays, 9am-3pm. You will get instruction customized to your level, helping you to improve your writing, reading, grammar and speaking abilities. You will also be provided other opportunities outside of the classroom to practice what you are learning, such as weekly conversation time with an American student, on-campus cultural events, and a group field trip.
Upon successful completion of the IEP, we will help you transfer to the credit side of Cerritos College. After studying at Cerritos College, you can also choose to transfer and continue toward your degree - our international students have a very high transfer rate to schools such as UCLA, USC, UCI, UC Berkeley, Cal State Long Beach and many more. We are here for you from the moment you apply through the time you finish - we will be with you every step of the way!
Our Intensive English Program is ALL-INCLUSIVE.
With your paid tuition, you get:
- 360+ hours of English instruction;
- Small class size;
- All program books & class materials;
- ESL individualized tutoring;
- Access to specialized language workshops;
- Day trip/field trip to experience American culture; and
- Certificate upon completion of the program.
IEP TUITION: $3,500 for the 16-week program.
UPCOMING IEP SESSIONS: Jan. 16th through May 7th (no class 1/20, 2/17).
INTERESTED IN APPLYING?
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS who will need a student F-1 Visa:
Complete the IEP application and pay the $50 application fee, then turn in the other documents that will be needed for your acceptance into the program to the OISS office. To begin the process, click on the application and info link here: IEP International student living outside US
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS currently in the US looking to transfer from another school/program:
Fill out the IEP application and pay the $50 application fee, then turn in the other documents that will be needed for your acceptance and transfer into the program to the OISS office. To begin the process, click on the application and info link here: IEP International student living inside US
DOMESTIC STUDENTS living inside the U.S. NOT needing a student Visa
: If you are a US Citizen or permanent resident interested in registering for the IEP, contact Martha Moncada via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call her at 562-467-5050 ext. 2529
and she will help you apply and register in the IEP.