Community-Based English for Academic Purposes

The Intensive English Program is proud to offer academic English courses for community members in Atlanta. You are welcome here!

Fall 2022 classes begin in September 2022

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Study Academic English at Georgia State University

  • Classes offered once or twice a week (three hours of instruction on evenings or weekends) at Clarkston campus of GSU’s Perimeter College
  • Ten-week courses offer the opportunity to improve academic English skills
  • Preparation for admission to Perimeter College of Georgia State University
  • Classes meet in person (with online support through the CANVAS learning management system)
  • Academic reading and writing courses at various English proficiencies
  • Small class sizes (usually 10-15 students)
  • Free assessment of English proficiency for best placement
  • TOEFL is not needed
  • Instructors have training and experience in preparing students for academic success
  • NEW: Introductory English for Daily Living Skills

Academic writing class

Tuition & Fees

  • $250: tuition for each ten-week course (30 hours of classroom instruction)
  • Textbook and materials estimated cost: ~$40-50 per book (covers two semesters)
  • Matching scholarships available

Application Instructions

Applying is easy! Complete the online application or email us ( and we can help you complete your application.

Once you have applied, please make your payment: there is a payment for each course and  payment for the book for each course.

We also make applying easier by coordinating with community organizations or individual sponsors when requested.

Questions? Contact the IEP at (404) 413-5200 or You can also contact the program director, Dr. John Bunting, directly at

Apply now here!