Concordia University, Nebraska is accepting students who desire to learn English in order to enter university study in English, or who want to take their English skills to a higher level.

Through the Intensive English program at Concordia, you will:

  • Work with an experienced English language teacher who will help you develop your English skills with individual attention and support.
  • Focus on practice in the four skill areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening, with the support of vocabulary and grammar instruction.
  • Study English in a welcoming and supportive environment. 

You will be taught by a native speaker in class, and immersed in the language each day you are here, through campus activities and through daily interactions with American students.  

As you learn about American culture, you will experience American culture firsthand. You will be able to participate in campus and community activities and experience life as a Concordia student. We will provide special group activities, trips to area attractions and opportunities for shopping. 

You will also gain experience studying in an American educational setting. At the completion of your study, you’ll receive a letter of completion from Concordia University verifying your English study accomplishment.

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Program Details

You will be able to come to the United States on F-1 Student visa.You will need to purchase medical insurance coverage and plan for other personal expenses while in the U.S.

We will work with you on special travel arrangements, visa and insurance needs, and payment options before you arrive.

As a student in the Intensive English program, you will stay in shared rooms on campus with other students in the program.

Meals will be provided in the campus cafeteria. You will have access to the campus library, health center, athletic facilities, and computer labs.

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Fall 2015 Spring 2016
Session 1
Aug. 24 - Oct. 16
Session 1
Jan. 11 - March 42
Session 2
Oct. 19 - Dec. 181
Session 2
March 14 - May 6
Program Cost 8-Week Session 16-Week Session
Program Tuition $1,920 $3,840
Books, Materials & Activities $250 $500
Lodging & Meals $1,815 $3,630
Total $3,985 $7,970

1Includes one week Thanksgiving Break. 2March 5-13 Spring Break.

In the Heart of the United States

Concordia University is located in Seward, Nebraska, a safe, small town and friendly community with clean air and a beautiful environment. Our town has a number of stores, businesses, and services close to campus.

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Matt Myers, M.A.

Intensive English Program Coordinator

Matt has taught English in Vietnam; Indonesia; and Macau, China before coming to Concordia.. He has experience teaching ESL at all levels and skill areas, specializing in English for Academic Purposes. He has also organized and taught teacher training workshops in several South Asian countries. Matt creates a classroom atmosphere that allows students to increase their skills while enjoying their learning process.