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Intensive English

The CELAC BugleOur mission is to prepare international students and professionals with the language skills necessary to succeed in a wide variety of academic studies or professional settings in the United States and in English speaking countries around the world.

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    Program Info

    Program Info

    The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) is a university pre-academic (non-credit) intensive English language program at the University of New Mexico (UNM). It is part of Global Education Office (GEO) at the University of New Mexico. CELAC serves students who want to develop college-level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking English.



    The Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) and The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) are pleased to offer a partial-tuition scholarship to eligible applicants.

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    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • Must have proof of High School graduation (or GED)
    • Must have a minimum U.S. Grade Point Average of 2.0
    • Must have basic knowledge of the English language (at least one academic semester)
    • CELAC can issue an I-20, non-immigrant document

    Pay the $50 application fee