This is a 7-level program. Students’ placement will be determined at orientation. Once you pass all classes in your level (each level takes one 13-16 week session), you may continue to the next level.
Students who complete Level 4 (undergraduate) may use the American Language Institute's English Proficiency Waiver to enter a CSULB undergraduate degree program, or one of CSULB’s community college partners programs without taking TOEFL or IELTS exam. Partners are Long Beach City College, Mt. SAC, Orange Coast College, Cypress College, Golden West College, or El Camino College.
Students who complete Leve 6 (graduate) may use the American Language Institute's English Proficiency Waiver to enter a CSULB graduate program if the specific graduate program accepts it.