Intensive English Language Institute at Montana State University
Are you a beginner, an intermediate, or an advanced speaker of English? We welcome everyone!
A.C.E. at Montana State University offers intensive English classes for all levels. You will improve your English with people from all over the world by actively joining in 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.
- Expert instructors who love to teach
- Fun and challenging classes with 17 other 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
Nearby Attractions: Yellowstone National Park, 150 km - Bozeman is the gateway to YNP where natural features, oustanding scenery and abundant wildlife await you. 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:
|Beginning Foundations||Beginning||7.5 weeks = 1/2 semester|
|Level 1||High Beginning||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|
|English for Graduate Studies||Specialized preparatory program for graduate study||15 weeks=1 full semester|
The A.C.E. English for Graduate Studies, EGS, program is specifically designed to assist prospective international graduate students to prepare for graduate school in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing and research. With the approval of the Dean of the Graduate School, A.C.E. was permitted to make recommendations for graduate admission in terms of language proficiency. The MSU Graduate School accepts completion of EGS in lieu of TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission purposes, and academic departments also have the choice of accepting this recommendation and completion of EGS.
A.C.E Session Schedule
|Fall 15 Session 1||August 20- October 14||July 20|
|Fall 15 Session 2||October 15 - December 1||September 15|
|Spring 16 Session 1||January 11 - March 4||December 11|
|Spring 16 Session 2||March 7 - May 6||February 7|
|Summer 15 Session 1||May 14 - June 26||April 14|
|Summer 15 Session 2||June 25 - August 7||May 25|
|Summer 16 Session 1||May 12- June 24||April 12|
|Summer 16 Session 2||June 23 - August 5||May 23|
Tuition & Fees for 2014-2015
7.5 weeks/18-21 hours of class per week
|Student Service/facilities fee||$290|
|A.C.E. Placement Test for students conditionally admitted to MSU||$60|
|One-time housing placement fee||$200|
|Application to A.C.E.||$100|
|Courier delivery of I-20||$65|
|TOEFL Test (institutional)||$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 to A.C.E. directly, please contact A.C.E. Language Institute Enrollment Services, firstname.lastname@example.org