Intensive English Language Institute

Learn English - Beginner to Advanced

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Mission Statement

The Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) supports the mission of Divine Word College by providing students with a culturally sensitive, supportive environment in which to build English language proficiency and academic skills needed for college success. The IELI also offers instruction for students who wish to improve their English language skills for their ministry or employment in the future. The IELI provides students opportunities for language practice and creative expression of ideas by combining content-rich classes and learning experiences outside of class.


Apply today for our unique and effective program!

  • Intensive 8-level program from beginner to advanced
  • Small classes of 5 - 10 students
  • Dedicated instructors with advanced degrees
  • One-on-one tutoring with local volunteers
  • Fun-filled field trips to learn culture
  • All faith traditions welcome

Choose the schedule that works best for you

Full-Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Part-Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Enroll in ANY upcoming session

August 12 - October 7, 2021

October 11 - December 9, 2021

January 6 - March 4, 2022

March 14 - May 11, 2022

May 27 - July 8, 2022


To Apply:

       Please note that you will also need to provide the following documents:

  • Complete official application Click for application
  • $25 application fee (non-refundable)
  • A Letter of Recommendation from a professional, such as a current or former teacher, work supervisor, etc. (family members and friends are not acceptable)
  • Copies of high school and/or college transcripts (a copy of the original transcript with an English translation)
  • Copies of immigration documents: visa, passport, I-94, I-20

Tuition and Fees

Tuiton 2020 - 2021 2021 - 2022
Full-time, on-campus 8-week term $3,400 $3,500
Full-time $2,100 $2,150
Part-time, off-campus per contact hour, 8-week term $105 $110
Full-time summer term 6-week term $1,600 $1,650
Part-time summer term per contact hour, 6-week term $80 $85


Room and Board 2020-2021 2021-2022
On-campus 8-week term $975 $1000
On-campus 6-week summer term  $775 $800
Off-campus host family 8-week term $820 $840
Off-campus host family 6-week summer term  $615 $630


Administrative Fees (SEVIS, I-20, etc.) $450 Lost Library/ID card replacement $5
Application Fee (non-refundable) $25 Room Deposit $25
Book Purchase (per term) $75 Student Activity Fee (per term) $25
Key Deposit $10 Technology Fee (per term) $25
Late Exam/Testing Fee $10 Transcript Fee (first copy free) $10
Late Registration Fee $10 Lunch Fee (per semester) $150


We'd Love to Hear From You

Whether you'd like to become a student here or want to support our mission

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