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
  • Jan. 23 Town Hall to focus on Penn State’s Strategic Plan On Jan 16, 2019 On Jan. 23, Penn State Provost Nick Jones will host a Town Hall meeting for the University community to discuss the University’s 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, “Our Commitment to Impact.” The event will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, on the University Park campus. It will also be livestreamed at for community members at all Penn State campuses to view.
  • The Medical Minute: The causes and complications of snoring On Jan 16, 2019 Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep. For some, it’s not a problem. For others, it may affect the quality of their bed partner’s rest. It can also be associated with sleep apnea.
  • Things to Do at Penn State: Jan. 17-24 On Jan 16, 2019 What's happening at Penn State? Upcoming events include Martin Luther King Jr. activities, the Broadway musical "Finding Neverland" and March for Our Lives co-founder David Hogg.