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Sample Partner Programs

The Intensive English Program partners with organizations to offer options for special group study programs, including:

Semester or One Year Study—Discount is offered and elective credit for English language classes is available at partnering university. Option is also available for qualifying participants to study part-time in university courses or to be admitted directly to Boise State University without an IELTS or TOEFL score through the Direct Admission Program.

Summer/Winter Session Outdoor Adventure—Participants study for eight weeks on the Intensive English Program traditional academic schedule and enjoy outdoor adventures including snow sports: skiing, ice-skating, and snowboarding, or summer activities: hiking, camping, or rafting in the beautiful mountains of Idaho.

NEW! 2016 Summer Academy—English language and American culture classes are offered in addition to field trips and activities with local high school and university students. Students take a guided trip amazing locations that align with the academy’s theme (such as world-famous Yellowstone National Park.)

Three Week Summer Academy Option A , B, or C (Summer 2016)

Our new summer academy offers B2 visa holders the opportunity to discover Boise and the larger Northwest culture through tgroup posing with Bronco gearhree program options. Each one is an amazing opportunity for students to explore the beautiful natural surroundings in Idaho and focus on a particular way to broaden understanding and skills for both university admissions and professional skills.

Dormitory accommodation on campus and a partial meal plan will be provided.

This three-week program will include the following:

July 7, 2016-July 30, 2016

Airport pick-up & drop-off  and full Orientation on July 8, 2016.

English Language Course: ( approximately 3 hours/day) plus theme-based workshops
Theme Options:
A:       Explore Idaho through Media
B:       College Admissions Prep
C:       Environmental Conservation—Non-Profits

Evening Activities
Evening cultural activities will be offered periodically throughout the program. May include:Day trip to Eagle Island State Park: swimming, picnic and fun!
– Shopping trip to the Mall
– Barbeque with American Students
– Rafting the Boise River
– Local hikes and excursions

Three Day excursion
Trip Options:
A:       Sun Valley Resort (fly fishing on Big Wood River)
B:       Camping (and visiting Idaho university campuses)
C:       Lake McCall (exploring non-profits/grant writing)


This quotation is based on 25 participants.  The number of participants can be negotiated.

Program cost includes the following:

  • Program coordinator and staff cost
  • English course materials and instruction
  • Content-based workshops
  • Planned cultural visits/tours: transportation and entrance fees and meals as noted, including guides and guest lecturers.
  • Transportation to/from Boise State to Boise International Airport
  • Compulsory Health Insurance

Number of participants

Program Cost (per participant)
USD $ 2550

Housing/Meal Cost (per participant)
USD $ 1255

Total Cost per student
USD $ 3805

This program can be customized to fit the needs of your student group. Please contact us Kate Udall  for more information or to receive materials to distribute for this program.

“People in Boise are friendly, and smile more than people in big cities. The teachers are helpful and professional and you will learn English very well.”- Melda