Established in 1976, the Intensive English Program (IEP) is located on Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn, New York campus. The IEP provides academic English language instruction to more than 300 matriculated graduate and undergraduate students annually. In addition, two certificate of English language proficiency programs run under the IEP’s umbrella: full-time Certificate of English Proficiency (CEP) programs and the Intensive English Summer Certificate program(SCP).
New students whose TOEFL score is below 100 iBT (600 PBT) are highly encouraged to join the SCP program in order to get a head start on building their language skills.
Study in the Intensive English programs is both rigorous and varied, and include a great deal of instructional content based in art and design. Our classes are small (twelve or fewer students per section) with a strong emphasis on academic skills. The faculty is composed of fully-qualified, creative instructors of English as a second language who design and teach their courses as a team. Fall and Spring semesters at Pratt Institute meet for fifteen weeks. Summer sessions for continuing students are six weeks long, and meet for twelve hours per week. All of our curricula feature courses designed for those students who wish to study academic English in the most dynamic arts and cultural center in the world.