The University of Memphis Intensive English

Intensive English for Internationals

Come study with us at the University of Memphis. Memphis, Tennessee is located by the mighty Mississippi River in the heart of the sunny Mid-South.

Come study with us at the University of Memphis. Memphis, Tennessee is located by the mighty Mississippi River in the heart of the sunny Mid-South.

Experience and Enjoy:

  • Beale Street, Birthplace of the Blues
  • Graceland, Home of Elvis Presley
  • The University of Memphis Tiger Basketball
  • Memphis Grizzlies NBA Basketball
  • Memphis Red Birds Professional Baseball
  • Orpheum Theater Productions
  • Shelby Farms, the Largest Urban Park in the United States
  • Southern Hospitality
  • Moderate Southern Climate

The University of Memphis, which is located in a lovely residential area with shopping, recreation, and entertainment nearby, is fully accredited. Upon passing the TOEFL iBT with a score of 61 for undergraduate studies and 78 for graduate school, many IEI students enter the credited university program. The University of Memphis offers baccalaureate degrees in more than seventy areas of study and master's degrees in 49 areas. Doctorates and other specialized degrees are offered in 14 areas. More than 22,000 students representing fifty states and over sixty countries are enrolled in the university.

The IEI Program at the University of Memphis Offers:

  • Five eight-week sessions per year, beginning each January, March, June, August, and October
  • Low tuition costs - $1650 for each eight-week session (other costs include insurance and university activity fees)*
  • Free airport pick-up
  • Six levels, beginning through advanced
  • University Preparation Course
  • Classes in grammar, reading, writing, pronunciation, and listening & conversation
  • TOEFL preparation classes
  • American conversation partners
  • Field trips and class outings
  • American friendship families

* Costs are subject to change without notice

University of Memphis

F-1 students must send the following materials when applying:

  • Completed, signed application form
  • Completed, signed affidavit of financial responsibility
  • Original bank letter in English indicating that the sponsor has funds to support the student (minimum - $5,600 for one eight-week session)
  • Application fee ($100) made payable in U.S. dollars, by check or money order, to The University of Memphis
  • Official transcript in English showing grades and courses completed from secondary school / high school or university
  • Recent photograph, passport size

Because it may take up to several months to obtain the necessary visa to enter the U.S., prospective students should apply as soon as possible.

Dormitories and student apartments are available to full time IEI students on a first-come, first-serve basis. A Residence Hall Information Brochure will be sent to you upon request.

In addition to full access to the university library, computer labs and health care services, IEI students have full use of all the athletic facilities at the university. Activities include soccer, basketball, tennis, racquetball, handball, and indoor and outdoor swimming. Students can also attend university sporting events, concerts, and theatrical productions.


$5,000—$10,000 Session

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  • Conditional Admission Available

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    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory

Memphis TN
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