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
  • New LionPATH features announced for students and faculty On Aug 17, 2018 Just in time for the 2018-19 academic year, LionPATH has some new features to improve the user experience. Students can now take advantage of a new calendaring feature, as well as new course and grade notifications. Faculty can benefit from new class roster enhancements.
  • Reminder: Pollock Road closed to through traffic near Old Main On Aug 17, 2018 A section of Pollock Road located near Old Main remains closed to motor vehicle traffic as the fall semester commences at the University Park campus. The section closed permanently on June 17 to re-establish the area as a pedestrian zone in accordance with Penn State’s long-term campus master plan.
  • Penn State introduces new, mobile-friendly online visitor maps On Aug 17, 2018 Visitors to Penn State’s locations statewide will find it easier to navigate their way around campus with the launch of new, enhanced online maps. Updated maps are now available for University Park and the majority of the Commonwealth Campuses.