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Intensive English Program – Frequently Asked Questions

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How much does the program cost?

Tuition for an 8 week session is $2,115.00 + $125.00 university fees for a total of $2240.00.  If you pay for 16 weeks,  a discount applies: tuition is $3,900.00+$250.00 university fees for a total of  $4,150.00.

When do I pay tuition and fees

Tuition and fees are due on the first Friday after classes have started. During Orientation  you will receive more detailed information about how, when, and where you can pay for your tuition.

What are acceptable forms of payment?

The IEP accepts various types of payment including personal checks, traveler’s checks, wire transfers, money orders, credit or debit card (Visa or Mastercard only).

I am receiving a scholarship from my government what should I do?

Every country has different policies and requirements, please contact the IEP for additional information at: 208-426-1921

What will my schedule look like?

Classes in the IEP run Monday – Friday from about  8:00 am – 4:00 pm. You will have three core classes that include Reading and Writing, Grammar, and Communication. Your class schedule will total 20 hours of study per week.

How many students will be in my classes?

The average class size at the IEP  is between 12-18 students.

Where are classes held?

Classes are held throughout Boise State University’s diverse campus. All the classrooms are technologically equipped and set up for a safe and successful learning environment.

When can I get my I-20 and visa?

After you apply to our program it usually takes between 2 – 3 weeks to receive your I-20 and acceptance letter. It is important to make sure you have completed all required parts of the application and sent in all the required materials. Missing different sections of the application can result in a longer waiting time for receiving your I-20.

Can I get Conditional Admission from Boise State University?

Yes, you are able to receive conditional admission from Boise State University. If you have questions about receiving conditional admission you can contact International Admissions at or visiting

Where can I find the IEP Office?

The IEP office is located at 1075 E Park Blvd, a short bike ride away from the Boise State campus.

What are the office hours

The IEP office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Mountain Standard Time.

Where can I live on campus?

Boise State University offers great on campus living for all students. You can see the  options at or email with any questions you might have about applying.