Intensive English / University Preparation

Intensive English / University Preparation (UP) is an AAIEP (American Association of Intensive English Programs), Certified Intensive English program. UP is a cost-effective and rigorous program of academic excellence. It offers six levels of English language training that bring learners up to proficient levels in speaking, reading, writing, listening, and grammar. After successful completion of this program and proof of English proficiency, students can directly transfer into Bellevue College academic credit classes.

UP Level Description

(available in different languages)

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Length of study

It takes 10 weeks (one quarter) to complete each level. You are expected to study at least four (4) hours a day from Monday through Friday, a total of 20 hours per week.