Want to prepare for English-language classrooms?

Many international students want some help feeling more comfortable learning in English full-time. The Pre-Sessional English program gives you the language training and support you want. So you can study confidently in U.S. classrooms at Adelphi.

Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you’ll move into the Extended Accelerator program and start earning credits towards your undergraduate degree.

Program Details

First-Year
Program Length
Program
Curriculum
Credits
Earned Toward
Degree
Progression
Requirements
Progression
Into
14-week sessions
Duration based on
your English-language proficiency
Planned – all courses exclusive to Adelphi International students
Not applicable Successful completion of ELI Level Int 4 or a score of 500 on the institutional TOEFL Extended Accelerator

Entry Requirements

To apply for the Pre-Sessional English add-on program at Adelphi University, you should meet the following qualifications:

GPA Requirement Minimum TOEFL® Minimum IELTS™ Minimum Pearson Versant™ Password
Only one of the scores below required
2.5 30 – 59 3.5 – 4.5 30 – 44 Not Eligible

The help you want when you need it

Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you’ll move into the Extended Accelerator Program. As you earn degree credits, you’ll also get course-specific English-language help so you can master the words common in your classes.