Learn English with International Gateways
San José State University opened its intensive English language program in 1975 to meet the needs of incoming international students.
Since that day, thousands of students from more than sixty countries have improved their English skills for academic, professional, or personal reasons. International Gateways now includes Semester at SJSU and Active Communication in English, as well as the long-standing, CEA-accredited Academic and Test Preparation program.
Our Featured Programs
Improve your English and develop academic skills for success in an American university.
- 9 and 17 weeks
- Start in January, March, June, August or October
Study abroad for 1 to 2 semesters at SJSU without submitting a formal application.
- 18 weeks
- Start in January or August
We can customize a program for your group with a minimum of 15 participants. This is an effective way to deliver the specific training that best suits your group's needs.
SJSU offers Conditional Admission/Eligibility to academically eligible international undergraduate and graduate students who have not yet achieved the required English language proficiency test score.
Experience an exciting summer month in California improving your English communication skills and learning about Silicon Valley culture.
- 4 weeks: July 2 - July 27