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English as a Second Language (ESL) - Kutztown University Partnership with Northampton Community College

Is your English test score too low? Are you nervous about taking an English exam? Would you like to take English as a Second Language (ESL) classes? 

You can attend the ESL program at Northampton Community College (NCC) and transfer to Kutztown University (KU) after you complete the ESL program. Most college-level classes transfer from NCC to KU, so you will not have to take any classes more than once.

Northampton's beautiful modern campus is only 45 minutes by car from Kutztown University and offers on-campus residence halls, a large diverse group of international students, and an active International Student Organization.

Process for ESL Partnership Program

1. Apply online for admission to KU.

2. Send your transcripts and certificates to KU.

(Find out your application type)

  • First-year transcript requirements website
  • Transfer transcript requirements website

3. Get conditional acceptance to KU for a future semester.

4. Apply to NCC.

5. Complete ESL, English Composition, and Speech Communication classes at NCC.

6. Transfer to KU.

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