Type of School
University/Intensive English Program
Student Body Gender
Scholarships For International Student
English Language (ESL), English for Specific Purposes Programs, Summer Intensive English
Accreditation and Certification
Type of Housing
Learn English and experience American culture at one of the most diverse and highly ranked public universities in the U.S.
If you answered yes to any of the reasons above, Temple University’s Center for American Language and Culture has a program to help you achieve your goals!
Temple University (#46 Top Public Schools, U.S. News & World Report) and its Center for American Language and Culture attract students from all over the world to the historic city of Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States. You can experience the city’s artistic and historic attractions as well as its many restaurants. You can also enjoy the excellent educational resources available at one of America’s top research universities and the many cultural experiences available on and near campus.
The Center’s Intensive English Language Program (IELP), founded in 1974, has a long tradition of helping students build their reading, writing and speaking skills in English, through seven-week sessions offered six times per year. The Center also offers a Conditional Admission Program for students with a TOEFL score below 79 who wish to enroll at Temple.
Whichever program you select, you will have the opportunity to participate in excursions to nearby destinations such as New York City; Washington, D.C.; the beach town of Ocean City, New Jersey; and the Pocono Mountains.
2.5km to downtown Philadelphia
150km to New York City
200km to Washington, D.C.
Perfect your English from home or anywhere with one or more classes that suit your needs, schedule and budget!
Improve your English and your American cultural fluency in sessions that fit your schedule
Guarantee your spot in Temple’s undergraduate class upon successful completion of 1-2 semesters in Conditional Admission
We offer flexible housing for students in short-term programs, featuring fully-furnished apartment suites and no obligation to sign a full-year’s lease. Students may also take advantage of homestay, the opportunity to live and practice their English every day with an American family. Students can also choose to live in off-campus student apartments near Temple University or in another one of Philadelphia’s vibrant neighborhoods.
Please visit tcalc.temple.edu to find up-to-date pricing of our programs and living expenses.