The full-semester dates for upcoming IEP courses are:

  • Summer Semester 2024: 5/13/2024 to 7/26/2024**
  • Fall Semester 2024: 8/26/2024 to 12/5/2024*
  • Spring Semester 2025: 1/13/2025 to 4/24/2025*

*The above dates indicate the first day of class and the last day of class. New students to the ELC must take the MSU English Language Test in person (on campus) on the Friday prior to the first day of class.

**Students enrolled in summer IEP courses may be eligible to continue their enrollment in Preparation for Academic Life (PAL) for the three weeks following the end of summer classes.

IMPORTANT: Please submit your application and all required materials ninety (90) days before your desired program start date. Submissions received after this deadline may not be processed on time.


  • Fall and Spring Semesters: $8,255
  • Summer Semester: $7,150
  • Short programs (any semester):
    • 8 weeks: $4,400
    • 4 weeks: $2,200
    • For start dates other than the beginning of the semester, please contact Mark Albee at

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