EducationUSA Academy at Temple University

 

 

Prepare for your future at Temple University. Live and learn with high school students from the United States and around the world on an urban campus in Philadelphia: the birthplace of the U.S. Discover American culture as you take in Philadelphia’s rich history and world-famous art collections. Spend a day in New York City, at the beach and at other nearby iconic locations that will immerse you in the American experience. Benefit from this enriching college prepatory program that combines academics and excursions for three unforgettable weeks.

Learn about American college expectations, visit area college campuses, sit in on Temple University classes in majors that may include business, computer science, medicine, the arts and more.

 
Students will:
  • take a day trip to New York City
  • tour Philadelphia’s large collection of public art.
  • spend the day on the beach in Ocean City, New Jersey.
  • attend a Philadelphia Phillies baseball game. Go Phils!
  • interact with American high schoolers from other college youth programs.

Dates and Costs

Early bird discount: Apply by March 15, 2017 and we will waive the $50 application fee!

3 Week Program

July 6 - July 29, 2017

$4,550

Cost includes tuition, fees, ground transportation, food and lodging. The student is responsible for their flight to the U.S.

Win a scholarship! Apply by May 19th

Important Dates

Early Bird Discount

Application Deadline*

Deposit Deadline**

Payment Deadline

March 15, 2017

May 15, 2017
June 5, 2017

June 12, 2017

June 26, 2017

*Those who apply by May 15 are guaranteed enrollment. Applications will be accepted until June 5, but enrollment is not guaranteed

**A deposit of $500 is due June 12. The amount secures your place in the program and is applied to tuition. The deposit is nonrefundable.

View the IELP Refund Policy.

Sample Schedule

Eligibility

High school students who are 15-17 years old are eligible.

Students admitted to this program are required to have a minimum English proficiency of B1 as indicated by the Common European Framework (CEF): http://tinyurl.com/CEF-Reference-Levels

A letter of recommendation from an English teacher which includes the student’s English proficiency level must be submitted with the application: http://tinyurl.com/EdUSAAcademyTemple2017

Campus Safety

Sending teenage students to a foreign city can be intimidating for parents. Temple University strives to maintain a safe campus by employing more than 130 state-certified police officers who are available to students 24 hours a day. Click here to learn about Temple's many safety measures. 

How to Apply

Fill out the paper application

or

Apply online

 

A letter of recommendation from an English teacher which includes the student’s English proficiency level must be submitted with the application: http://tinyurl.com/EdUSAAcademyTemple2017

Need help? Follow these instructions.

Questions? Contact ielp.special@temple.edu.

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