UW Bothell English Program

UW Bothell English Program

(Formally called the Accelerated Intensive English Program, A-IEP)

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

The UW Bothell English Program 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.

The UW Bothell English Program 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
  • Level 4 and 5 courses only.

Tuition and Costs


UW Bothell English Program
(2 quarters of levels 4 & 5)

C-IEP* at UW Seattle
(3 quarters of levels 4 & 5)
Program Fee $9,268 $11,166
Insurance $560 $612
Room & Board $7,222 $9,969
Books & Supplies $400 $600
Other $1,510 $2,265
Total $18,960 $24,612

 Estimated Costs in US dollars.

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

Admission Requirements

To be eligible, 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 UW Bothell English Program 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 the UW Bothell English Program, please contact International Admissions at international@uwb.edu.


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