English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Maine Residents

Maine Residents, Welcome to the ESOL program at USM !

This page is for Immigrants and Refugees (non-native speakers of English) who intend to study English full- or part-time at USM either as non-matriculated special students or matriculated degree students. The University of Southern Maine offers English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL or ESL) year-round. The goal of our English as a Second Language Program is to serve our students.


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)

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