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The UTA was founded 1919. Today, it enrolls around 28,000 students. The University awards more than 190 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees within 10 colleges and schools.
he University encompasses 420 acres and includes more than 100 buildings, some dating from 1919. With 300 campus organizations to choose from, students find it easy to become active participants in the Maverick community.
Intensive English Program is a non-credit English as a second language (ESL) program for international students. Its applicants must be high school graduates, 18 years of age. Students study in class 20 hours each week in grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking. Computer and language labs are open for additional hours each week. New students are tested and placed in classes to fit their language skills. At the end of the program, students receive a report showing their ability levels in English and a certificate of participation. Intensive English can issue Form I-20AB to allow non-immigrants to study English in the U.S. Classes are small (average of 13 per class). High-level Intensive English students may study up to 8 credit hours per semester of undergraduate courses while enrolled in Intensive English if they have met all requirements to enter the bridge program.
The Graduate English Skills Program (G.E.S.P). GESP is an intensive English course for international graduate students who have been accepted into a UTA graduate program and have unconditional or provisional status. Students in numerous graduate programs at UTA, including MBA, Electrical, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Linguistics, and Urban Development will benefit from this course. Students use materials from their graduate programs as they learn to write academic papers, read textbooks and scholarly material, expand academic vocabulary, listen to and take notes for academic lectures, and make videotaped, oral presentations. GESP meets four hours each day for 15 weeks (10 weeks in summer).
9 week - $1,750
10 week - $1,900
16 week - $2,990
Text Books (estimate) - $180
Health Insurance (estimate) - $420 (16 weeks), $240 (9-10 weeks)