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What will I learn?

This program is designed for non-native speakers who want to develop their English skills for academic preparation and study at the collegiate level. Students will learn English skills including:

  • writing and grammar
  • speaking and listening
  • reading and vocabulary

EAP classes are offered during fall and spring semesters and summer sessions. Classes are available during daytime hours, throughout the evening or via online classes.

Start your tomorrow at JCCC in four easy steps:

  1. Apply to JCCC.
  2. Complete the Accuplacer-ESL assessment at Testing Services, or submit test scores for:
  • TOEFL iBT
  • IELTS
  • ACT
  1. Meet with a Success Center counselor to discuss your academic plan.
  2. Enroll in up to nine hours of EAP courses.

F-1 Visa holders: The ESL Pathway program is tailored to best suit your individual language needs:

Pathway 3 (2 semesters)
TOEFL iBT: 57-60
IELTS: 5
Accuplacer: 89-101

Pathway 4 (1 semester)
TOEFL iBT: 61-64
IELTS: 5.5
Accuplacer: 102-114

For more information regarding the ESL Pathway Program, please contact JCCC’s International and Immigrant Student Services (IISS) office at 913-469-7680 or iiss@jccc.edu.

Why JCCC?

You’ll benefit from:

  • experienced, award-winning faculty
  • personalized attention in small classes
  • a helpful community environment
  • low tuition costs and affordable payment-plan options
Ready to take the next step? Apply now

Money matters. JCCC is working hard to make tuition affordable for you.

Here’s what we offer:

Supplies and textbook costs vary depending on your classes.


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