Intensive English Program

IEP Mission: To provide the highest-quality English language instruction to international students so that they can succeed at Florida State University or any institute of higher learning in the United States. 

Over 35 Years of Excellence in English Language Instruction

"Where the World Comes to Learn English"

CIES is an English language school for serious students who want to succeed at an American university. Our highly qualified instructors all have Master's degrees in the field of Teaching English as a Second Language. In addition, we limit our enrollment to 150 students per session so that we can give you personalized instruction in a safe, friendly environment. CIES is part of the FSU Graduate School and all of our offices and classrooms are in one location on the campus of Florida State University. We hope that CIES can serve as the start of your higher education experience in the United States.



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Ana Vitoria, Brazil

“CIES was certainly the most amazing experience of my life. The welcoming environment, great teachers and classmates from all around the world make it easy to learn a new language and to get out of our comfort zone.”

Mohammed, Saudi Arabia

"CIES has become a family to us. We have always felt the love and care from everyone including all instructors and administrators, something which I haven't seen in any other English institute. My experience at CIES...helped me to further strengthen my ability to interact with others in a diverse educational setting."