Learn English at Arizona State University

Welcome to the ASU Global Launch Intensive English Program

Global Launch's Intensive English Program is designed for international students who want to take their English skills to the next level. We know you have plans for your future, and many IEP options. After successfully completing our program, many students transfer into one of ASU's world-renowned degree programs. 

You can now take an online placement test before arriving to Global Launch by clicking here.

Our Intensive English Program is also an accredited member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs! Click here to learn more.


Take your learning further with ASU-USA Pathways

Global Launch provides students with the chance to continue their English language learning while starting their degree program. With the ASU-USA Pathways program, students will:

  • Earn up to 26 real academic credits that transfer to ASU or other American universities
  • Ease into American education system: 2 semesters into 3 semesters
  • Take freshman courses with American ASU students
  • Immerse yourself in American student life by staying in guaranteed on-campus housing
  • Take freshman English/Writing courses with other ASU International students

U.S. News and World Report Rankings

#1 Most Innovative University in the U.S.

Institute of International Education

#1 Public University Chosen by International Students





Apply to the Intensive English Program Today!

Come learn English with students from all over the world, and fully immerse yourself in the largest IEP in the United States. 

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