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.

Fall 2015 Intensive English Language Program

USM IELP Students, Portland, Maine

Program Dates: August 31-December 11, 2015

  • High quality Instruction
  • Small multicultural classes
  • 22 hours of instruction per week
  • Student Visa assistance available
  • Comfortable summer housing options

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

For more information about our exciting fall program and testing dates, please click here.

For information about spring 2016 program, please click here. *SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS= OCTOBER 30, 2015*

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