NC State
Intensive English Program

The IEP can create special, customized programs for organizations and government sponsors.  Please contact the Director for more information.  In order to provide better service, please let us know the following information 1) Length of stay  2) Purpose/ objectives of program 3) Participants’ English proficiency levels 4) Need for housing  5) Approximate budget per participant

Please note that programs that require on-campus housing will generally require at least 3-4 months lead time as housing is difficult to secure during the academic year.


Proyecta 100,000

The IEP was pleased to host 14 Mexican students in the Proyecta 100,000 program from June 18 to July 16, 2016.  Students took ESL classes in the IEP while participating in a variety of fun and educational extra-curricular activities.  Proyecta 100,000 is a Mexican initiative whose goal is to have 100,000 Mexican citizens studying in the United States by 2018, thus strengthening the relationship between both countries. Click here for more information about the Proyecta 100,000 initiative.


at airport Suzhou

Suzhou North America High School

In February 2016, the IEP welcomed seven students from Suzhou North America High School for a two month custom designed program.  These students are taking courses designed to strengthen their English skills, especially as they apply to the TOEFL iBT, while enjoying a variety of fun extra-curricular and educational activities.


BSMP students summer 2015

Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP)

The IEP welcomed students participating in the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP) during Fall 2014 and Summer 2015.  Students take approximately 6 weeks of intensive English courses before moving on to full-time academic programming in their chosen STEM field of study.

The Brazil Scientific Mobility Program is sponsored by CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior) and CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico) and is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

KGSP students Spring 2015

KAUST Gifted Student Program (KGSP)

The Intensive English Program is delighted to welcome students participating in the KAUST Gifted Student Program (KGSP) Foundation Year to NC State.   This Foundation Year is designed to help students improve their English and SAT scores, study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) courses on a non-credit basis, learn about American culture and apply to universities.   The KGSP Foundation Year is jointly administered by the IEP and the Global Training Initiative (GTI)

For more information about the KAUST Gifted Student Program, please see

Pre-Masters Program (PMP)

North Carolina State University’s Intensive  English Program (IEP) has partnered with the Global Education Institute (GEI) to create a training program for their Pre-Master’s Program (PMP).  The PMP’s mission  is to prepare international students for admission to the University of North Carolina’s School of Education’s Master Program in International Education. The  PMP is specifically designed to build the English language proficiency, academic research/writing skills, and cultural literacy required for success in this rigorous postgraduate degree program.  The PMP’s distinguished faculty includes professors from both NC State University and the University of North Carolina.To learn more about the PMP program, please visit