UA Little Rock Student Services Center with flags flying in frontWelcome to the Intensive English Language Program! We are on the beautiful campus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  We offer intensive English classes for non-native English speakers who want to study at UA Little Rock, and for those who just want to improve their English.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update:

IELP is currently providing services remotely. Our students are continuing to learn English online. We are still accepting and processing applications for Summer and Fall semesters. IELP classes will continue online until UA Little Rock face-to-face classes and U.S. visa services begin again.

Please contact us with any questions or concerns at or (501) 569-3468. We are checking email and voice mail and responding within 1 business day. For updates about how the university is responding to the coronavirus, please refer to Public Safety’s Communications on COVID-19.

Intensive English Language Program:  Overview

  • Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters
  • Three levels from beginner to university prep
  • IELP completion fulfills the English language proficiency requirement for undergraduate admission to UA Little Rock (no TOEFL/IELTS necessary)
  • 16 weeks per course for Fall and Spring semesters (280 hours of instruction each semester)
  • 10 weeks per course for Summer semesters (275 hours of instruction)
  • Full-time tuition is $4800 USD per semester
  • Student health insurance is $500 for students with F-1, J-1, or M-1 visas
  • University facilities included (gym, library, student center)
  • Free bus transportation on Rock Region Metro with UA Little Rock student ID card

Want to know more? Check out our program information and the 2019-2020 IELP Brochure.