Resource from University of Washington - IELP
Welcome to UW IELP
- International & English Language Programs
We’re dedicated to our students’ success. You have dreams — to hold conversations with confidence, to get accepted into an American university or to be known for the memorable work presentations you deliver. Whatever your English language levels are, you’ll find a program and a learning environment designed to help you make those dreams a reality.
Join us at the University of Washington in Seattle, one of the top schools in the world. You'll experience American culture and study with students from many different countries.
Enroll in a program that lasts just a few weeks, several quarters or a whole academic year — and boost your success in school or business.
The University of Washington is a prestigious learning community. We were ranked 14th in the world in 2019.
Safe and Vibrant City
At the UW (University of Washington), you’ll be near welcoming residential neighborhoods with parks and cafes, famous cultural attractions and the heart of the technology industry.
IELP (International & English Language Programs) instructors are experts in helping students rapidly improve their English language skills. They know how to make classroom learning enjoyable, too.
IELP has a team dedicated to connecting you with future opportunities, from applying to U.S. universities to exploring potential career paths.
Small Class Sizes
Class sizes at IELP range from 12 to 18 students, so you’ll get individualized attention based on your language needs.
Global Student Body
IELP students came from 39 different countries in 2018-19. Their diverse perspectives invigorate the learning experience.
International Student Organizations
Get ready to learn and succeed at an American university
Advance your business English and career with a certificate from the UW
Improve your English and broaden your knowledge while exploring Seattle
Experience university life and take classes with UW students
- Taka Nakamura
How can studying business at the University of Washington advance your career? Taka Nakamura, a student from Japan in the Global Business Certificate program, shares how coming to the UW is opening up a new world of experiences and opportunities for him.