IELP at UA Little Rock; Student Services Center with flags flying in front

Welcome to the Intensive English Language Program! We are on the beautiful campus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. We offer English language classes for non-native English speakers who want to start an academic program or to improve their English for work or business.

COVID-19 News (August 17, 2020):

IELP and UA Little Rock offices and on-campus classes opened on August 24, 2020. Masks are required on campus. Please contact us with any questions at ielp@ualr.edu or (501) 916-3468.

Please read the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Coronavirus Updates for more about our COVID-19 response.

Intensive English Language Program: Overview

  • Classes offered in Spring, Summer and Fall
  • Three levels from beginner to advanced
  • IELP meets the English language proficiency requirement for undergraduate admission to UA Little Rock (no TOEFL/IELTS needed)
  • Classes are 16 weeks for Fall and Spring semesters (280 class hours each semester).
  • Classes are 10 weeks for Summer semesters (275 class hours).
  • Full-time tuition is $4800 USD per semester.
  • Health insurance for students with F-1 or J-1 visas is $600 in Fall semester, $500 in Spring semester, and $350 in Summer semester.
  • IELP students have free access to the campus gym, library, and student center. They also have free local bus transportation on Rock Region Metro.
  • The first step to join our program is to complete your free IELP application. Read more about the application process.

Want to know more? Check out our program information and the IELP Brochure 2020-2021.