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The English Language Center (ELC) program is located on Miami University's regional campus in Middletown, Ohio. The ELC program provides students with a safe and optimal learning environment to increase their English proficiency skills. Students with the following test scores may be considered for Conditional Admission through the ELC program.
Students who enter the ELC program will be tested into one of three ELC language levels. Each level takes approximately one semester (4 months) to complete. Once a student has completed Level 3 in the ELC program with a B or higher, the student will then begin the ACE-G program on Miami University's main campus.
The American Culture and English for Graduate Students (ACE-G) program, located on Miami University's main campus, facilitates the linguistic, cultural, and academic transition of international graduate students to Miami University. It provides high-quality English language instruction in a challenging and supportive intellectual environment, combined with the cultural and co-curricular opportunities to be successful at Miami University. Students with the following test scores may be considered for Conditional Admission through the ACE-G program.
The ACE-G program consists of 3 English language courses focusing on advanced communication, advanced reading and writing, and presentation skills. Additionally, ACE-G students will work closely with their graduate study faculty mentor/advisor in an independent study course. Offered every Fall and Spring Semester, students who complete the program successfully with a B or higher may begin their graduate studies the following semester.
The Graduate School is committed to advocating and supporting graduate programs dedicated to the pursuit of new knowledge and best teaching practices that promote diverse, globally aware graduate students and faculty.