The Experience of a Lifetime

Join us in sunny Southern California for a culture and language experience. Expand your mind, increase your global awareness, and build a meaningful intercultural understanding. The experience will improve your chances for academic, educational, and professional success, as you become more adept in the English language with a world-minded view.

Program Structure

  • Seasonal offering: 2-week, 4-week, and 6-week sessions​
    • Offered biannually during the months of July/August and January/February​
  • Classes take place Monday to Friday, 9am – 12pm​
  • Cultural skills workshops, campus activities, local cultural visits, and dedicated study sessions in the afternoons​
  • Offered to students at all language levels, beginner to advanced

Course Benefits

  • Enhance your fluency through engaging, diverse, and culturally-enhanced classes and activities​
  • Part-time program; does not require F-1 visa​
  • Specialized business and engineering overlays for group requests​
  • Optional add-on tours available for groups​

Program Entry

Entering students will take a placement test to determine their English level. Available to students 17 years and older at all levels of English proficiency.

Minimum Age Requirement for Admission to an On-Campus International Program: You must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of your program to be admitted to one of our on-campus (face-to-face) international programs. Special exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis for students who are verified to be turning 18 in the first quarter of their program.

Program Dates

Summer 2024

2-Week Program

  • July 8 - July 19
  • July 22 - August 2
  • August 5 - August 16

4-Week Program

  • July 8 - August 2
  • July 22 - August 16

6-Week Program

  • July 8 - August 16

Winter 2025

2-Week Program

  • January 27 - February 7

4-Week Program

  • January 27 - February 21

6-Week Program

  • January 27 - March 7

Summer 2025

2-Week Program

  • August 4 - August 15

4-Week Program

  • August 4 - August 29

6-Week Program

  • August 4 - September 12

Program Fees


  • 2-week program: $1,300 per student
  • 4-week program: $2,000 per student
  • 6-week program: $3,000 per student

Other Fees

  • Application: $200
  • Student Services: $120
  • Health Insurance: $65 per week

Estimated Total Program Cost

  • 2-week program: $3,160 per student
  • 4-week program: $5,400 per student
  • 6-week program: $7,080 per student

The above costs are an approximation per student of tuition plus living expenses* while on program (including housing, transportation, meals, etc.).

*These costs are provided only as an estimate and may not reflect the real costs of the living expenses at the time of the program.

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Housing options in the Riverside area include:

  • Local Hotels
  • Homestay
  • International Village Apartments

For more information please visit our Housing Options page.

Optional Services

  • Airport transportation
  • Daily Meals

Please contact us for more information on the program and optional services.

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