Intensive English Program
A.C.E. Language Institute at Montana State University
A.C.E. Language Institute at Montana State University offers intensive English classes for all levels. You will improve your English with people from all over the world by joining our listening, speaking, reading and writing courses. For more detailed information, you can check the A.C.E. website.
The benefits of A.C.E. Language Institute at MSU:
- "Conditional Admission" to MSU for undergraduate students: if you do not meet the English proficiency requirement but you are academically admissible to MSU, you can be conditionally admitted to MSU which means that you will learn English at A.C.E. before attending MSU. When you complete Level 6 at A.C.E., you enter MSU directly, with no TOEFL score.
- Master's degree-level instructors who love to teach
- Fun and challenging classes with an average size of 12 students
- Participate in interesting MSU classes when you reach the most advanced level
- Intercultural presentations with your international classmate
A.C.E. will assist you with:
- Airport pick-up and New Student Orientation
- Familiarizing you with campus and campus life
MSU offers you:
Bachelor's degree programs in over 120 fields of study, masters degrees in 50 and doctoral degrees in 27 fields.
Library, campus restaurants and shops in the Student Union Building
Complete sports facilities including swimming pool, gym, soccer fields, tennis courts, weight room, fitness classes and more
Student Recreation Centers: bowling, billiards, video games, sports equipment rental, outdoor adventure trips, and classes in outdoor skills like rock climbing and boating
Computer labs with over 600 computers and free internet access
Campus events such as movies, concerts, athletic games, and the annual International Food Bazaar
Professional academic and immigration advising
Looking for a safe, friendly and fun city to live and study in?
Bozeman is a lively, young city located in a beautiful valley surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, many rivers, clean air and starry skies. Our town is a safe and friendly place with an easy-going life style.
Students enjoy many outdoor activities like snowboarding, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, fly-fishing and biking. Visiting art galleries, museums, and many excellent restaurants is also popular.
Bozeman's sunny climate reflects its mountain valley location. Summers are pleasant, with warm days, cool nights and an abundance of sunshine. The dry weather makes both summer and winter an enjoyable experience.
Bozeman Area Population: 75,000
- Yellowstone National Park, 150 km - Bozeman is the gateway to the park where natural features, outstanding scenery, and abundant wildlife await!
- Bridger Bowl Ski Area, 25km
- Big Sky and Moonlight Basin Ski Resorts, 73km
Free buses will take you anywhere in town, from campus to downtown and even to the nearby ski resorts.
Levels at A.C.E. Language Institute:
|Level 1||Beginner||7.5 weeks = 1/2 semester|
|Level 2||Low Intermediate||7.5 weeks = 1/2 semester|
|Level 3||Intermediate||7.5 weeks = 1/2 semester|
|Level 4||High Intermediate||7.5 weeks = 1/2 semester|
|Level 5||Low Advanced||7.5 weeks = 1/2 semester|
|Level 6||Advanced - last level for undergraduate admission||15 weeks = 1 full semester|
A.C.E Session Schedule
|Spring '17 Session 1||January 9 - March 3||December 9|
|Spring '17 Session 2||March 6 - May 5||February 6|
|Summer '17 Session 1||May 11 - June 23||April 11|
|Summer '17 Session 2||June 22 - August 4||May 22|
|Fall '17 Session 1||August 24 - October 18||July 24|
|Fall '17 Session 2||October 19 - December 15||September 19|
Tuition & Fees for 2015-2016
7.5 weeks/18-21 hours of class per week
|Student Service/facilities fee||$295|
|A.C.E. Placement Test for students conditionally admitted to MSU||$60|
|One-time housing placement fee||$200|
|Application to A.C.E. (only if applying to A.C.E. directly)||$100|
|Courier delivery of I-20 (optional)||$65|
|TOEFL Test (institutional) (optional)||$60|
|*Unless student already has own insurance and provides proof of coverage in English|
Residence Life Fees
Single room/21 meals per week*
|Single room/15 meals per week*
3 meals per day, 5 days a week (excludes weekends)
|Double room/21 meals per week*
2 persons per room; 3 meals per day, 7 days a week
|* Prices may vary depending on room size and availability.|
How to apply?
If you wish to apply for conditional admission as an undergraduate student at MSU, please contact the MSU International Admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to our application instructions webpage
If you wish to apply to A.C.E. directly, please contact A.C.E. Language Institute
Enrollment Services at email@example.com.
Office Hours & Location
330 Culbertson Hall
P.O. Box 170550
Bozeman, MT 59717-0550 USA
Phone: +1(406) 994-3807
9 am - 5 pm MST, Monday-Friday
Director: Paul Swift