The Intensive English & Orientation Program at Iowa State University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2019 through August 2024 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400,


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The Intensive English and Orientation Program (IEOP) at Iowa State University is a member in good standing of the Consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP) whose mission is to promote excellence in intensive English administration, curriculum, and instruction. IEOP is an English language-learning program with a strong academic focus. It immerses students into spoken and written American English as well as educational and social cultures of the United States. As such, the IEOP curriculum focuses on the academic skills international students need to be successful in their undergraduate or graduate studies in the United States.