Welcome to UCIEP

UCIEP is an independent consortium of university and college-administered intensive English programs in the United States. Founded in 1967, UCIEP's purpose is to advance professional standards and quality instruction in intensive English programs at universities and colleges in the United States. Our member programs are committed to the consortium's effort to ensure that students receive the highest quality intensive English instruction from trained, professional teachers.

UCIEP News

Joint AAIEP, TESOL, and UCIEP Position Statement on Governance

Institutions of higher education must constantly search for ways to provide high-quality instruction in the most economically efficient manner possible.

UCIEP is mentioned in the Chronicle of Higher Education

The American higher-education system is decentralized, but American colleges that want to expand their enrollments of international students don’t have to go it alone.

Current IEP position postings

Faculty, instructor, director and lecturer positions.

Board of Directors

2015-2016

About UCIEP

UCIEP is an independent consortium

of university and college-administered intensive English programs in the United States of America.

Our Purpose

is to advance professional standards and quality instruction in intensive English programs at universities and colleges in the United States.

Our Member Programs

are committed to the consortium's effort to ensure that students receive the highest quality intensive English instruction from trained, professional teachers.

Our Promise

UCIEP members are committed to ensuring that students receive the highest quality intensive English instruction from trained, professional teachers.

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History of UCIEP

In 1967, the organization was born out of a group of directors from 13 Intensive English Programs (IEPs) who met to discuss challenges in their growing field. From the very beginning, UCIEP members are committed to setting and achieving high standards in Intensive English Programs, Educating institutions to the fact that adequate support of IEPs would lead to international students better prepared to succeed in their academic studies and Providing a forum for IEP directors to exchange ideas, information and experiences.

Mission and Vision

The mission of UCIEP is to promote excellence in IEP administration, curriculum and instruction by:

1. Establishing guidelines for member programs

2. Encouraging and sponsoring professional development as well as cooperation and communication among member programs

3. Advocating on behalf of member programs, the organization, and the field of teaching English as a second language

70+

Members

integrated into large research universities as well as small private colleges.

30+

States

without compromising the central vision of excellence.

200+

Teachers

with the constant commitment to advance professional standards and quality.

60000+

Students

served by the joint efforts of UCIEP and its members.

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

Contact UCIEP

c/o Georgia Tech Language Institute
P.O. Box 79069
Atlanta, Georgia 30357 U.S.A.


Students may write to student@UCIEP.org

Overseas Advisors may write to advisors@UCIEP.org

Prospective UCIEP Members may write to prospect@UCIEP.org