Intensive English Language Institute (IELI)
The University of Texas at Tyler
UT Tyler's Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) assists International and local non-native English speakers to improve their academic English language and American culture skills, as well as prepare for university entrance and success in a global environment.
The academic English program offers Levels 1-7, beginner to advanced, and is organized into two eight-week sessions each semester, and one eight-week session each summer. Basic courses covered are Listening and Speaking, Grammar, Reading and Discussion, and Writing, Editing and Research. Each session also includes an additional course on varying topics such as American Culture, Pronunciation, Contemporary Topics, and advanced level University Preparation. IELI levels 5-7 incorporate training from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), a state-legislated program designed to improve student success in college.
English waivers for admission to The University of Texas at Tyler undergraduate and graduate programs are available for successful completion of the IELI Program.
U.S. Resident/Community Members
- Study Buddy
- Rosetta Stone
- Student Organizations
- Concern Log
- Request Payment Plan (must be completed the Friday before classes each session)
- Request to Add or Remove Dental Insurance (must be completed the Friday before classes each session)
If you have questions about the IELI, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.