Welcome to the IECP

If you are planning on attending Penn State or another American university but would like to improve your English, you’ve come to right place! Since 1976, the IECP has been Penn State’s premier intensive English program, offering courses in academic English to prepare the pre-matriculated student for undergraduate and graduate studies at an American university.  Experienced faculty engage students in a cutting-edge, comprehensive curriculum which includes grammar, oral communication, listening, reading, writing, and test skills in addition to providing opportunities to connect with current Penn State students and classes. 

PSU News
  • NORAD to conduct exercise between Baltimore, University Park Airport on March 1 On Mar 01, 2017 North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) aircraft will conduct exercise flights today (March 1) between North Baltimore, Maryland, and University Park Airport as the fighter aircraft practice intercept and identification procedures. The exercise is scheduled to occur between 10 a.m. and noon, weather permitting.
  • March photo contest: Service selfies On Feb 28, 2017 This month, Penn State Today is holding a photo contest looking for images of Penn Staters lending a helping hand. The contest is open to students, faculty and staff at all Penn State locations. The winning photo and the best runners-up — as selected by the Penn State Today team — will be featured in a future edition of Penn State Today and on Penn State’s social media platforms.
  • University Police investigating HUB laptop theft On Feb 28, 2017 Penn State University Police are requesting assistance with an investigation of a theft that occurred between 2:15 and 2:25 p.m. on Feb. 27 in the lower level food court area of the HUB-Robeson Center. Officers are attempting to identify the pictured male, who is a person of interest in the incident.