English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

International Students

Welcome, Intensive English Language Program International Students!

ClassroomThis page is for International Students (non-native speakers of English) who are studying at USM on a student visa in the Intensive English Language Program. Admitted Admissions Pathway Program students are invited to visit this page.Ferry to Peaks Island

Students participating in the ESOL program at USM represent over 30 countries and languages. Some take ESOL courses to prepare for future academic courses, while others want to improve their English language skills for work or personal satisfaction.



 Get more information from the Office of International Programs

IELP, University of Southern Maine P.O. Box 9300, Portland, ME 04014-9300, USA
(207) 780-4419; Fax: (207) 780-4933; usmesol@maine.edu


Application Deadline for International Students: May 1, 2016

The Summer Intensive English Language Program (IELP) is for students who want to improve their academic English language skills...and to have fun learning about the Maine coast and its unique history and culture.

Program Dates: July 18- August 12, 2016 (4 weeks)

Learn More

Connect With Us