international students

English Language Institute

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Year-Round Intensive English Program


The intensive English program operates year-round. It serves students who are interested in studying English intensively (20 hours per week) and want to improve their English skills for academic or professional purposes.

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Conditional Admission


Would you like to study in an undergraduate program at North Central? Do you need to study English before starting your degree program? If your answer is 'yes,' to these questions, click here to learn more.

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8-Week Intensive Program


In the 8-Week Intensive Summer Program, students study listening and speaking, reading and writing, and elective courses. Students study English for 20 hours a week and enjoy trips to Chicago and other local areas of interest.

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