The Ohio State University’s intensive English program, the American Language Program (ALP), was founded in 1983. ALP is designed to serve graduate, undergraduate, and professional students who are improving their English proficiency in order to gain admission to an academic degree program, either at Ohio State or another higher education institution. Other students seeking a quality English learning experience for professional or personal reasons may also enroll in ALP.
For application information click on Applications.
Our Approach: ALP students learn through theme-based, integrated skills units and by their active participation in the university and wider community.
UCIEP: ALP has been a member of the University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP) since 1986.
EducationUSA: EducationUSA centers are the U.S. State Department‘s network of over 400 advising centers in 170 countries designed to assist local students find the appropriate college or university in the United States. Click here to find your center!
Higher Learning Commission: The Ohio State University is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission North Central Association.