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The Intensive English Program (IEP) at Southern Oregon University provides a dynamic and innovative learning environment for academically and professionally-bound students studying English as a Second Language. The university, and town of Ashland, offer a culturally rich environment for you to develop the skills necessary to adapt to American university life and succeed in our changing global environment.

Includes programs for:

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Employment or Business (short-term summer programs)
  • General English (short term summer programs)
  • IELTS and TOEFL iBT preparation

Available services and facilities:

  • Library
  • Health Services
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Student Associations
  • International Student Advising & Support Services
  • Housing

 2020-2021 IEP session start dates:

  • Fall - September 2020
  • Winter - January 2021
  • Spring - March 2021

SOU Intensive English Program Application (No Degree Option)

For students who would like to attend the Intensive English Program and not obtain a degree from SOU below is information on the program and link to the application.

Application fee is $250 and non-refundable

Before Applying: Students must be 18 years of old at the start of program, have graduated from secondary school and study at least one quarter.

SOU Intensive English Program Application LINK:

For registration information visit SOU International Admissions.

Questions? Contact the Office of International Programs at or +1 (541) 552-6336. 

Member of EnglishUSA American Association of Intensive English Programs.


Office of International Programs
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Tel: (541) 552-6336
Fax: (541) 552-8195