The first step in studying English in the United States is to research your options and select a programme that matches your needs.

The United States is the most popular location for overseas students who want to learn or improve their English language skills. 

When it comes to English language learning in the United States, there is a lot to think about, and your EducationUSA adviser can help you select the best Intensive English Program (IEP) for you.

English language classes in the United States span from beginning to advanced levels for students prepared for academic study or work in the United States.

Some language programmes are solely focused on English for academic purposes. Other programmes help students prepare for certain exams or improve their English abilities for the profession.

Consult your nearest EducationUSA advising centre for advice on which English language examinations are best suited to your objectives.

Some colleges and universities in the United States offer "bridge" or "pathway" programmes that allow students to improve their English language skills

while also earning academic credit toward their degrees, and/or that allow students to transfer directly into an academic programme after achieving sufficient language proficiency.

Students who are interested in such programmes should speak with an EducationUSA adviser as well as the institution or university to which they intend to apply.