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Academic Pathway Program

Corky’s Quick Path Program (CQP)

Study at Emporia State + master English proficiency

This pathway program allows students to enroll in classes that count towards their degree while still mastering their English proficiency in our campus Intensive English Program (IEP).

Why study at Emporia State?

  • It is more effective to gain English proficiency in an immersion environment
  • Special orientation course
  • Specially-selected classes that support language learners
  • Smaller campus size: 5,800 students = personalized attention

Apply Now!

Complete the online application form.


Test Score minimums

To qualify you need test scores minimums of:

TOEFL – 55, IELTS – 5, Duolingo English Test - 80

The exact number of IEP vs. academic classes depends on the student's English test scores on TOEFL or Duolingo and ESU’s placement exam.

CQP Level # of IEP classes # of academic classes Target test scores
Corky 1 4 TOEFL: 65
Duolingo: 90
Hornet 2 3 TOEFL: 60
Duolingo: 85
Stinger 3 2 TOEFL: 55
Duolingo: 80

Final placement may be adjusted and will depend on scores and ESU placement testing.


Sample Academic Plans

Jun: Stinger (1 semester pathway)

Semester 1

Intensive English: Advanced Writing
Intensive English: Advanced Speaking/Listening
Intensive English: Advanced Reading
Academic Class
International Orientation Class

Semester 2

Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class


Dahyun: Corky (1 semester pathway)

Semester 1

Intensive English: Advanced Writing
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
International Orientation Class

Semester 2

Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class


Summer Start

Get a jump-start on your degree with Summer Start! Advanced students can complete all IEP classes in the summer and start the fall term with a full load of academic courses. Don’t wait; get ahead on your studies by starting in the summer!

Ahmed: Hornet (1 semester pathway - Summer Start)

Summer

Intensive English: Advanced Writing
Intensive English: Advanced Speaking/Listening
Academic Class
Academic Class

Fall

Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
International Orientation Class


Intermediate level English learners

English test scores don’t meet the minimums? No problem!

The CQP can accommodate intermediate level English learners, as well.

(2 semester pathway)

Jose: Intermediate

Semester 1

Intensive English: Intermediate Writing
Intensive English: Intermediate Speaking/Listening
Intensive English: Advanced Structure
International Orientation Class

Semester 2

Intensive English: Advanced Writing
Intensive English: Advanced Speaking/Listening
Intensive English: Advanced Reading
Academic Class
Academic Class

Semester 3

Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class
Academic Class

Costs (Per Semester)

Living On-Campus

Pay to ESU

Amount

Fall/Spring Semesters

Tuition/fees, housing, food, health insurance

$12,050 USD

Summer Semester

Tuition/fees, housing, food, health insurance

$6,250 USD

Pay on your own

Fall/Spring Semesters: books, $300-$500 USD

Summer Semester: books, $200-$400 USD

Costs (Per Semester)

Living Off-Campus

Pay to ESU

Amount

Fall/Spring Semesters

Tuition/fees, health insurance

$7,050 USD

Pay on your own

Fall/Spring Semesters: Housing, food, books, $3,300-$4,500 USD


Need more English study?

If you don’t meet the Pathway entry requirements for English proficiency, we also offer lower-level intensive English courses. Visit our IEP page.

Contact Us

oisa@emporia.edu | 620-341-5374

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