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IECP Connection Program

IECP Connection Program

The IECP Connection Program is designed for international students who meet the qualifications for the College of Engineering, but still need to meet the language requirement. Our goal is to help you meet this requirement so you can matriculate into an engineering program, while also helping you prepare for the rigors of an engineering degree and the cultural challenges you may encounter.

Qualifications

If you are interested in the College of Engineering and meet all of the requirements, but do not meet the language requirements, then you may qualify. We will accept students with the following language scores:

IELTS
TOEFL
Duolingo
5.0-6.5
70-79
90-115
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Semester Dates

Dates
Mandatory Orientation
Classes Begin
Classes End
August 22 to December 9
August 18
August 22
December 9

How Does It Work?

First, reach out to us at the IECP to see if you qualify for our program. Then, we will enroll in your required courses, (listed below), which you will take during the fall or spring semester. If you score an 83% or higher in each course, then you will matriculate into the College of Engineering’s program the following semester. Also, please be aware that this program is only offered in the fall and spring semesters, and you must pass all of the courses in good academic standing to matriculate.

Courses

Course Title
Credit Bearing
Number of Credits
Academic Socialization (AS 140)
No
0
Academic Communication (AC 140)
No
0
COE Pre-Engineering Design
No
0
Composition for American Academic
Communication (ESL 15)
Yes
3
Math 26, Math 41 or Math 140
Yes
3-4
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Tuition Information

Tuition Descriptions
Costs
Tuition
$18,155
Books and Supplies
$325
Living Expenses
$3200
Health Insurance
$1,350
Total
$23,030

Interested? For more information, contact Chelsea Benton-Monahan at cnb5002@psu.edu and she will respond as soon as possible to answer your questions!