How to apply
To be admitted as an international student into the Program in Intensive English, you must apply through the Center for International Education.
Who can be admitted
- International students who want to earn a degree from NAU, but whose TOEFL scores do not meet the university English language requirements.
- Non-native English speakers who want to improve their English, but may not be interested in a degree from NAU.
- Students with a basic understanding of English (IELTS score of 3.5 or higher, TOEFL score of 14 or higher)
PIE tuition and fees
The Program in Intensive English costs $6,000 plus 1 credit-hour of NAU tuition and fees per semester.* Additional information available here. More information on NAU tuition and fees is available here.
*Students in Levels 5 and 6 who choose to take English 105 must pay an additional 4 credit-hours of NAU tuition.
All PIE students must take the placement exam. There is an $85 administrative fee for the placement exam.
If you are taking the PIE placement exam, please review the Program in Intensive English Placement Test Guide.
There is a $50 application fee that is required.
If you want to be a PIE student, apply for the Program in Intensive English today through the Center for International Education.