Accelerated Intensive English Program

Accelerated Intensive English Program (A-IEP) Admissions

Finish your English proficiency requirement in two academic quarters--instead of three--on the UW Bothell campus with the Accelerated Intensive English Program (A-IEP).  Successfully complete A-IEP level 5 and begin your university-level studies the next academic term!

A-IEP is a highly intensive 2-quarter English Program offered jointly by University of Washington Bothell and University of Washington International & English Language Programs (IELP). All classes are held on the UW Bothell campus and meet for 4-5 hours per day, Monday through Friday.

A-IEP offers qualified international students:

  • 450 hours of academic preparation coursework, including Academic Reading, & Writing, Academic Listening & Speaking, Grammar, and Applied Academic Skills
  • Small class size with highly qualified instructors
  • Both level 4 and 5 courses

 A-IEP offers levels 4 and 5 only.

Tuition and Costs


A-IEP at UW Bothell
(2 quarters of levels 4 & 5)

C-IEP* at UW Seattle
(3 quarters of levels 4 & 5)
Program Fee $9,264 $11,166
Insurance $408 $612
Room & Board $6,646 $9,969
Books & Supplies $400 $600
Other $1,510 $2,265
Total $18,228 $24,612

 Estimated Costs in US$

*The Campus Intensive English Program (C-IEP) offers all levels of English.  However, level 5 of C-IEP requires 2 quarters whereas A-IEP requires only 1 quarter for level 5.

A-IEP Admission Requirements

To be eligible for our A-IEP applicants must have one of the following to prove their level of English proficiency:

For Level 4

  • TOEFL iBT of 65 (no sub-score below 16)   OR
  • IELTS of 5.5 (no sub-score below 5.0)   OR
  • Successful completion of C-IEP level 3 at UW Seattle with 80% or higher

For Level 5

  • TOEFL iBT of 76 (no sub-score below 18)   OR
  • IELTS of 6 (no sub-score below 5.5)   OR
  • Successful completion of C-IEP level 4 at UW Seattle with 80% or higher


Conditional Admission to UW Bothell--apply today!  


All students admitted to the A-IEP are eligible to live in campus housing.  UW Bothell offers apartment-style housing within a 5 minute walk from campus.  For more information on housing, please visit our housing website.


For more information about this program, please contact International Admissions at



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