Intensive English Program

The IEP provides individuals with the English language skills necessary to successfully study for an academic degree in the United States as well as to achieve professional or personal goals.

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Study English in the MU Intensive English Program and earn the Provost’s International English Scholarship from MU for your bachelor’s degree.

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Accreditation and Memberships

The University of Missouri Center for English Language Learning (CELL) Intensive English Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period December 2023 through December 2033 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the United States. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-665-3400,

CELL is also a proud member of the UCIEP (Consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs) and EnglishUSA.