There's no substitute for learning English immersed in the language and culture!

The Pittsburg State University Intensive English Program provides a variety of specific language and cultural services to international students. The main objectives of the IEP are to raise students' English language level through quality classroom instruction and to prepare students to pursue their academic degree programs at Pittsburg State University. Furthermore, the IEP strives to provide opportunities for students to experience and learn about American culture.


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Skill Development Resources

All PSU students have free access to these additional English skill-building resources and support services: 

What's Included

Cultural & Language Activities

The Intensive English Program organizes activities each semester to help students learn about the United States and to practice your English. These activities may include holiday celebrations, parties, bowling, trips to museums, trips to local places of interest, shopping trips, picnics and trips to a major metropolitan area or attraction. 

IEP students may use the recreational facilities at PSU, such as racquetball courts, basketball courts, swimming pool, recreation center, gym, and weight room. In addition, concerts, sporting events, and other campus activities are open to IEP students.


The Intensive English Program, Pittsburg State University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2015 through August 2020 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions.  CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S.  For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 801 North Fairfax Street, Suite 402A, Alexandria, VA 223144, (703) 665-3400,

Contact Us


120 Whitesitt Hall | 1701 S. Broadway

Pittsburg, Kansas USA 66762


Intensive English Program
120 Whitesitt Hall | 1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762 USA
+1.620.235.4689 | Contacts

A program within the English and Modern Languages Department

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