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Frequently Asked Questions

How long are the courses?

How long are the courses?

Each course is 8 weeks long. All courses except the ASU admission courses are self-paced and begin at any time.

How much do the online courses cost?

How much do the online courses cost?

The online courses cost $350 USD per course. 

The ASU admission courses English for Undergraduate Admission and English for Graduate Admission cost $200 USD.

All courses accept PayPal for payment.

How many hours will I need to be online to complete the Admission course?

How many hours will I need to be online to complete the Admission course?

The courses are self-paced, so there is no set time that you will need to be logged in. We estimate that you will need at least 3-4 hours of internet access each week to review course materials, watch videos, etc. You may then log off and work on your coursework from home offline. 

Can I pay for the courses without a credit or debit card?

Can I pay for the courses without a credit or debit card?

Yes. If you do not have access to a credit or debit card, you may create a PayPal account with your bank account routing number to store your funds securely and pay for courses. Arizona State University does not provide an option for wire transfer (Western Union, etc.) at this time.

 

Do the online courses work in China?

Do the online courses work in China?

Yes, our online courses work in China.

How do students receive feedback and communicate with their teachers?

How do students receive feedback and communicate with their teachers?

Students and teachers can communicate via video conference for courses that offer live teacher feedback.

Is there a TOEFL waiver for Online English courses?

Is there a TOEFL waiver for Online English courses?

Yes. ASU accepts the English for Undergraduate Admission and English for Graduate Admission courses as proof of English proficiency for admission. Students must complete either course with a B (84% or better) to qualify for the TOEFL waiver.

 

Does the TOEFL waiver course work for any ASU degree program?

Does the TOEFL waiver course work for any ASU degree program?

Undergraduate: Yes.

Graduate: Please contact your department of interest to see if Global Launch’s English for Graduate Admission’s TOEFL waiver is accepted as proof of English proficiency.

Can I use the Online English TOEFL waiver at another U.S. university?

Can I use the Online English TOEFL waiver at another U.S. university?

The TOEFL waiver only guarantees admission to Arizona State University. You must contact the admissions office at your university of interest to learn more about their English proficiency requirements.

Will I receive a certificate for completing each course?

Will I receive a certificate for completing each course?

Yes, Global Launch will provide certificates for all students who complete their courses. However, this certificate does not qualify as proof of English proficiency for admission to Arizona State University.

Will I receive university credits when I finish the course?

Will I receive university credits when I finish the course?

No. Global Launch is a non-credit program, which means that you will not receive university credit for participating.