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Why the IECP?

Why the IECP?

Today 'The Corner' continues to be a popular gathering place for the Penn State and State College community. Now home to the Hotel State College and the Corner Room restaurant, the historic location has served the region for more than 150 years and remains a community landmark.
The Pennsylvania State University landmark sign infront of Beaver Stadium on a snowy winter day.
Student group on steps
  • Experienced faculty teaching a premier curriculum of core classes and modules for academic English
  • Certification of English Language Proficiency for Penn State when you pass our highest level
  • Dual Enrollment: take two IECP courses and two  undergraduate Penn State Courses (1 course for graduate-level classes) after you successful complete our highest level
  • Penn State is top-tier research institution with countless academic and social opportunities
  • Happy Valley is small, friendly community just a car ride from major cities (New York, DC, Philly, Pittsburgh, Baltimore) with its own airport with regular flights to Chicago, DC, Detroit and Philly
  • And of course…the world-famous Penn State Creamery!