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
  • Prescribed burn to be conducted at Arboretum during week of May 1 On Apr 27, 2017 The Arboretum at Penn State, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will conduct a prescribed burn on a 12-acre portion of the Arboretum site during the week of May 1. The operation will take place within a single workday between Monday, May 1, and Thursday, May 4.
  • Edmondson to lead Greater Allegheny campus for three-year term On Apr 27, 2017 Jacqueline Edmondson, associate vice president and associate dean for Undergraduate Education at Penn State, has been appointed as the next chancellor and chief academic officer for the Greater Allegheny campus, beginning June 1.
  • Penn State and Geisinger team up to establish new program for graduate students On Apr 27, 2017 A new $2.4 million program for graduate students seeking to contribute to breakthrough discoveries in medicine and biology has been established at Penn State. The new Biomedical Big Data to Knowledge Training Program brings together Pennsylvania data scientists, biomedical researchers, and life-science researchers at Penn State and the Geisinger Genomic Medicine Institute to accelerate advances in the biomedical and life sciences.