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The AEC Intensive English Program (IEP) is your gateway to the University of Kansas and beyond.

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Why the AEC

Earn up to 20 KU Credits

Depending on degree, you may earn up to 20 KU credits while enrolled in AEC courses. English courses are worth 9 credits in KU electives from the KU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and School of Architecture and Design. Intensive English Program (IEP) classes count for the KU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' language requirement.

Five Levels

Working with beginning to advanced English speakers, the KU Applied English Center tailors curriculum to meet students' needs.

Why KU

Located in the traditional college town of Lawrence, Kansas, the University of Kansas (KU) provides an open, supportive, and welcoming environment for international students.