Welcome to the IECP

If you are planning on attending Penn State or another American university but would like to improve your English, you’ve come to right place! Since 1976, the IECP has been Penn State’s premier intensive English program, offering courses in academic English to prepare the pre-matriculated student for undergraduate and graduate studies at an American university.  Experienced faculty engage students in a cutting-edge, comprehensive curriculum which includes grammar, oral communication, listening, reading, writing, and test skills in addition to providing opportunities to connect with current Penn State students and classes. 

PSU News
  • Penn State statement on Department of Education's Title IX announcement On Sep 22, 2017 Penn State has released a statement following the Department of Education's Sept. 22 Title IX announcement. Penn State remains firmly committed to student safety and creating a campus environment that is free of discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence.
  • Regular test of PSUAlert system to be conducted on Sept. 26 at University Park On Sep 22, 2017 Penn State Emergency Management will conduct a University Park-wide test of the PSUAlert emergency notification system on Tuesday, Sept. 26, as part of an annual Clery exercise. This test will not involve Penn State's other locations across the Commonwealth.
  • President shares message following appearance of troubling fliers on campus On Sep 21, 2017 In the past several days we have witnessed the recurrence of fliers touting the “Identity Evropa” movement. We have expressed our obligation to free speech, which prohibits our removal of posters from general purpose bulletin boards on campus based solely on content. We, however, want to emphasize our strong opposition to the racist ideology espoused by those who are posting these fliers. To be crystal clear – white supremacy, or any other doctrine that elevates one group above another, has no place at Penn State and we strongly condemn language and actions that promote racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, violence, discrimination and other forms of hate.