English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Fall 2010 ESOL/International students in front of Philippi Hall, Gorham Campus
ESOL students who participated in the Summer 2011 Intensive Program

Welcome to the University of Southern Maine's ESOL Program!

The primary mission of the University of Southern Maine is to provide excellent higher education to talented and culturally diverse students. The exceptional faculty and student body, along with its three campus locations in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn, give USM a healthy learning atmosphere and a stimulating, open and challenging environment. USM is unique in that it is the only public urban comprehensive university in the State of Maine.

Summer 2014 ESOL Program!

Summer ESOL students in a garden setting

The University of Southern Maine’s Intensive English Language Program (IELP) is offering 5-week summer session which runs from July 21st  – August 22, 2014.