English Language and American Culture Programs

Programs for International Students

English Language and American Culture (ELAC) programs at Plymouth State University offer English-language classes to meet the academic and career goals of international students. Our English language curriculum includes university preparatory programs, year-round language intensive programs, and short-term summer immersion programs.

ELAC programs provide international students with a well-rounded language education with experienced teachers, small classes, and high-quality instruction. All students are furnished with on-campus housing and given full access to campus resources. Plymouth State University celebrates the diversity and uniqueness of our student body in our growing global community. You are welcome at PSU!



University Preparation
Programs that prepare students for college level study in the United States

Semester for Academic Language Success
English plus academic credit
Summer Academic Language Program 
6-week summer intensive
Summer Academic Partnership Program
4-week summer intensive


Summer English
Programs that combine classroom instruction with recreational activities and field trips

High School Students 
3-week summer program
College Students 
3-week summer program



Intensive English Program
Programs for students at all language proficiency levels

Fall and Spring Semester Classes
15-week intensive


Programs designed for student groups to meet their content needs and dates

Request a Custom-Designed Program
o Professional work
o Language needs for businesses & companies
o English language teachers
o High school and college students


† – Though we are not currently offering this program, please contact the Program Coordinator for more information: pgparker@plymouth.edu