English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

International Students

Welcome Intensive English Language Program International Students!

This page is for International Students (non-native speakers of English) who are either on exchange at USM for one or two semesters or matriculated degree candidates.

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

Get more information from the Office of International Programs

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

Spring 2016 Intensive English Language Program

USM ESOL Students snowshoeing at Pineland

Program Dates: January 12 - May 8, 2016

  • High quality Instruction
  • Small multicultural classes
  • 22 hours of instruction per week
  • Student visa assistance available
  • Student housing available

Registration still open for local students: participate in full program, or single course!

For information about spring 2016 program, please click here

(The application deadline for visa-seeking international students has passed, but there is plenty of time to apply for our summer program!)

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