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Academic English Program

Intensive English courses

The Academic English Program at Messiah College is designed to teach intensive English skills for academic purposes to help nonnative English speakers acquire the English skills they need in order to take classes at Messiah College. It is a two-semester program, but students may exit after one semester if they meet the learning objectives.

Who is eligible to participate in the AEP?

  • International students requiring a visa
  • Must have a TOEFL score of 60-79 or IELTS score of 5.5-6.0. Students who elect to take the SAT will have their critical reading sub score evaluated by the International Admissions Committee.
  • Must otherwise meet the criteria for admission to Messiah College.