Pathway to UA is offered to degree-seeking students who need a higher level of English proficiency.

Pathway to UA is designed for students who

  • Wish to study for a degree (bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate)
  • Need to improve their English skills

Pathway to UA students will

  • Receive conditional admission to The University of Alabama
  • Enroll in the ELI’s Intensive English Program (IEP)
  • Enroll in UA classes for credit when ready

Pathway to UA: Length of Study

  • 2-12 months, based on entry level of English proficiency. For example:
  • 73-78 iBT = 2-4 months
  • 67-72 iBT = 4-6 months
  • 61-66 iBT = 6-8 months
  • below 61 iBT = 8-12 months

Pathway to UA: Dates & Costs