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
  • Information for the Penn State community on campus safety resources On Feb 22, 2018 Penn State is committed to providing the safest possible campus environment for our students, faculty, staff and visitors. Sadly, we are reminded regularly that it is not possible to entirely prevent violence in any community, however, we can reduce the chance of violent events by remaining vigilant and caring for ourselves and those around us.
  • Penn State reaffirms support as DACA future remains unknown On Feb 22, 2018 In recent weeks, Congress failed to pass a new bipartisan immigration plan that addresses the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Penn State is aware that the unknown and time-sensitive nature of this issue – and its potential impact for those on our campuses and across the country – is concerning for many in the University community, and its leadership has been actively advocating on behalf of students.
  • Trustees hear about vision for Penn State IT On Feb 22, 2018 The vision for the future of information technology at Penn State was presented today (Feb. 22) by Michael Kubit, vice president for information technology and chief information officer, to the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Audit and Risk.