English Language School

Academic English for Undergraduate Admission

A progressive program designed to meet the English language proficiency requirement for undergraduate admission at the University of Alberta.

This program is for you if:

you are looking to improve your English to meet the proficiency requirement for undergraduate admission at the University of Alberta.


When you successfully complete the courses in our English for Academic Purposes program - EAP 135, 140, and 145 - you will be able to synthesize and analyze information from a variety of sources, including academic journals and lectures, as well as material from more popular sources. 

You will also develop the skills to present their ideas, both written and verbally, in accordance with first year university standards.

EAP 135 and 140 are entry points into the program. Each course is two months in duration. For more information and prerequisites for each course, please visit the EAP courses page.

Offered every 2 months

  • Up to 3 courses/levels
    2 months per level
  • Daily schedule: Monday to Thursday
    4 hours per day 
    Morning (8:30 am - 12:30 pm)*
                        or
    Afternoon (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)*
  • NEW schedule starting September 2019:
  • Monday to Friday
    3 hours and 15 minutes per day
    Morning (9:00 am - 12:15 pm)*
                        or
    Afternoon (12:45 pm - 4:00 pm)*

Program policies

Important information about our policies on course transfer, refunds, and attendance.

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Housing options

Homestay (live with a Canadian host family) and on-campus accommodations.

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