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
  • PennDOT issues Atherton Street update for remainder of May On May 18, 2018 With construction and utility work continuing, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is issuing an update for its North Atherton Street project in State College. No work will be performed May 25 to 28.
  • Seed grants support 10 additional strategic initiative pilot programs On May 18, 2018 The development and dissemination of carbon-neutral technologies across campuses, the creation of a University-wide wellness network, and a plan to embed the film-based installation “FaceAge” into school curricula are among 10 proposals that Penn State is funding as part of the second round of seed grants for strategic initiative pilot programs.
  • Solar Turbines, Inc. selects Penn State to establish center of excellence On May 18, 2018 After completing an extensive evaluation of institutions of higher learning in the United States and Europe, Solar Turbines Incorporated has chosen Penn State as a university partner to establish a center of excellence in gas turbines. The center involves numerous faculty across Penn State’s College of Engineering.