ASU English Language Program (ELP)

ASU English Language Program

ASU’s English Language Program was created to improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in a full-time, active learning setting. Once completed, you can transfer into most ASU degree programs without a TOEFL score.

Why join ASU’s English language program?

1 million+ learners

have achieved their language goals through Global Launch

Students from 160+ countries

have made use of Global Launch

650+ Global Launch alumni

are currently enrolled at ASU

No TOEFL score required  

to transfer into all ASU undergraduate programs and most master’s degrees

On-campus or online options

so you can choose to study on ASU’s Tempe campus or remotely

5 intakes per year 

so you can start when the time’s right for you

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Global Launch: Online Immersion English language program

Learn all about the benefits of Global Launch at ASU!

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Hear from ELP graduate Ana from Colombia

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A closer look at ASU’s English language program

There are 3 different levels of ASU’s ELP. Your level will be determined by your placement test, which you will take once you arrive. Learn more about each option below.


Basic 1 and Basic 2

For learners with beginner to moderate English language skills. Once Basic 2 is completed, a student progresses to Intermediate 1. 


Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2

For learners with moderate English language skills. Once Intermediate 2 is completed with a B (84%) or higher, a student may progress to Advanced 1 or the ASU-USA Pathways program


Advanced 1 and Advanced 2

For learners with above average English language skills. Once Advanced 2 is completed with a B- (80%) or higher, a student progresses to an ASU bachelor’s degree program.

Do you want to know your English level now? 

What you should know about costs and qualifications

How much does it cost to join ASU’s English Language Program? When can I join ELP? Download our helpful guides and start the process of improving your English level today.

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