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 Intensive Summer ESL Course      

 Click here for the 2017 Intensive Summer ESL Course Brochure/Application


Note: The Summer ESL Course is ONLY open to new international students who are coming from overseas.  Students transferring from another U.S. college or language school are not eligible and should apply for regular fall admission.

Is your iBT TOEFL score between 52 & 60?  Or do you have an IELTS score of 5.0?  You can apply for the Intensive Summer ESL Course!  International students coming from overseas who want to attend De Anza but have NOT scored 61 on the iBT TOEFL (500 on paper-based test) or 6.0 on the IELTS will be admitted in the next fall quarter after successfully completing a summer ESL (English as a Second Language) preparatory course ESL 244

Course Advantages
Course Cost
  • You will be admitted to De Anza after you have successfully completed ESL 244.
  • You will NOT be required to retake the TOEFL.
  • You will receive 10 units of credit.
  • You will get an early start on your studies at De Anza and be better prepared for academic courses.                        
  • $2,500 (U.S.) This includes all tuition, administrative fees, and health insurance. This does not include textbooks, housing, food or personal expenses.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required with your application. The balance of $2,000 is due by May. (Your deposit may only be refunded with written proof that your F-1 visa application was denied.)
  • Click here to download the Payment Form
  • Click here for the general application for fall (Note: You should submit both the summer ESL and the general fall applications at the same time)

2017 Course Dates

July 3-August 24 (8 weeks)
Monday to Thursday only- no class on Fridays


Mandatory Welcome Day

 Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

10am-1pm, Student Council Chambers (Lower level Hinson Campus Center)


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De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek BLVD
Cupertino, CA 95014
Tel. (408) 864-8826
Fax. (408) 864-5638

Last Updated: 8/23/17