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Loyola Intensive English Program

Due to the pandemic, LIEP continues to operate remotely. However, we are offering exciting online class options this summer! Please email with questions!

The Loyola Intensive English Program (LIEP) opened in 1976 and provides high quality English as a second language (ESL) courses for students who want an innovative learning experience in a unique and academically-focused program.  

LIEP currently offers only Intermediate and Advanced level intensive English courses.  

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  • Innovative, academically rigorous curriculum 
  • Online and In-person class options
  • Intermediate and Advanced English levels  
  • Academic/English Pathway Program available
  • Custom Summer Group Programs available
  • Highly qualified, caring instructors with advanced degrees
  • Small classes and personal attention
  • On-campus housing with English-speaking roommates
  • Preparation for U.S. university course work
  • Full semester or half-semester enrollment
  • The exciting city of New Orleans - with great music, wonderful food, beautiful architecture, and world famous festivals

What Students Have Said About LIEP

“The teachers here at the LIEP Program all want us to improve our English.  They give us a lot of work, but it also very fun.  It is a good combination of hard work and fun.” – Elena Holzschuh, Germany

“The teachers are nice and patient.  When you have a question about life in the US or studying, they have advice and suggestions which are very useful."– YanJun Liu, China

“The program helped me improve not only my English, but also other skills as well.  I learned presentation and communication skills.  LIEP also get their students to participate in special events such as carving pumpkins and taking them to different places in New Orleans.  I also love that they give each student a tutor during the semester.” – Dalal Alokla, Saudi Arabia



The Pilot Program

The Pilot program is a language pathway program consisting of academic and English courses. Students admitted to Loyola University through the Pilot Program take two 3-credit university courses and two 3-credit Pilot intensive English courses in their first semester at Loyola. All credits apply toward the student's degree. To participate in the Pilot Program, students must apply directly to the Loyola University Degree Program of their choice. For more information, visit the Pilot Website.


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