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Washington State University was founded in 1890. WSU enrolls 25,352 students totally. Student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 14:1. The University offers more than 200 fields of study, more than 100 majors, 73 master's degree programs, 46 doctoral degree programs.
Main Program is the core program. It focuses on preparing students with the language and academic skills needed to study successfully at universities and colleges within the U.S. The Program offers five 8-week sessions per year and six levels of language instruction, from beginning to high advanced. Students who successfully complete level 5 (the advanced level) meet the language proficiency requirement to enter WSU as an undergraduate. Students who successfully complete level 6 (high advanced) meet the language proficiency requirement for entry to WSU’s Graduate School. Completion of levels 5 and 6 may be used instead of TOEFL for admissions purposes. The Program consists of 21-24 hours of instruction per week. Academic courses include Reading/Composition, Listening/Speaking, Grammar, Academic Listening (which focuses on lecture comprehension) and Academic Writing (which focuses on research writing). Students may also choose elective courses in such areas as pronunciation, English through film, conversation, and TOEFL preparation
The Advanced Skills Courses have been developed based on the needs of WSU graduate and undergraduate students as they progress in their academic careers. These courses assist students in refining specific English skill areas, or provide opportunities for overall improvement of academic English competence. Available courses: Thesis & Dissertation Workshop; ITA Workshop; Pronunciation Workshop.
On-site custom and short-term programs (for colleges, universities, and businesses from many different countries). Classes and cultural activities are developed to meet the specific needs or preferences of the group. Examples have included English Through Art, Business English, and Academic English Short Courses. Programs are typically from two-six weeks in length, and students live in residence halls on the WSU campus. They study with professional ESL faculty, and they take part in recreational activities such as rafting, skiing, horse-back riding and sight-seeing.
Part-time study is not available to students with F-1 visas. If you have an F-1 visa, you must be enrolled full-time.
Full-time Tuition $ 2,190.00
9 hrs/week of class $ 964.00
6 hrs/week of class $ 642.00
3 hrs/week of class $ 320.00
Institutional TOEFL Examination $ 35.00
IALC Application Fee $ 75.00
Books $ 70.00
Student Health Fee $ 72.00
Program Fee $ 68.00 Major medical insurance $134.00