Academic Preparatory Program

A nationally recognized leader in experiential education, the University of New Haven offers a comprehensive pre-academic English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program. It addresses the needs of students who intend to pursue undergraduate or graduate degree studies in the United States upon completion of their EAP studies.

Program Highlights

    • Both Undergraduate and Graduate Conditional Acceptance to the University of New Haven
    • Discipline-specific English for Academic Purposes instruction for all majors in the Arts and Sciences
    • English for Academic Purposes designed specifically for Majors In:
      • Business
      • Criminal Justice
      • Cyber Security
      • Engineering
      • Fire Science
      • Emergency Management
      • Other custom academic programs are also available
    • Study skills courses
    • IELTS Test Preparation, including mock IELTS exams
    • Afternoon intensive tutoring in students' major and in technical writing
    • Extensive academic advisement, including advising from a faculty mentor
    • Progress tracking and benchmarking
    • Additional support in adjusting to American culture, including activities with a university student mentor who has experienced success at the university level

Daily Schedule

Check out this Daily Schedule to get an idea of what to expect when you enroll in this program.

Additional Information

No official IELTS or TOEFL score is required for the University of New Haven Academic Preparatory Program. You can complete the Focal Skills Placement Test instead. The program can take 4, 8, or 12 months to complete, depending on the student’s incoming English proficiency level.

What Does It Cost?

All prices are in US dollars. Prices are subject to change.

Undergraduate and Graduate Tuition and Fees, General Student Fees, Health Insurance, and Living Expenses are for one academic semester. Undergraduate housing costs listed are for on-campus residences. All APP students have the option of living on-campus, or off-campus at their own expense.

Costs Per Semester




Tuition and Fees $9,550 $9,550
General Student Fees $730 $100
Health Insurance $658 $658
Living Expenses (estimated) $7,515 $6,000
Total $18,453 $16,308

Classes Begin


Spring: January 18, 2017

Summer: July 5, 2017

Fall: August 28, 2017

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Academic Preparatory Program

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