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New Summer Program for International High School Students

By: Kevin Spensley

The Saint Michael's College campus in summer. On some days, there is no place on Earth more beautiful than Vermont!

Saint Michael’s College now offers a summer program for international high-school students that will improve their English and help them prepare for university admission. In 2018, it will take place between July 1 and August 10.

Students with intermediate language abilities or higher will

  • Study English on a university campus
  • Gain valuable academic skills
  • Improve spoken English
  • Prepare for the TOEFL and SAT
  • Learn American culture in formal and informal settings
  • Gain an understanding of the university admission process
  • Enjoy extra-curricular activities in places like Boston, Montreal, and local Vermont sites
  • Make friends with American and international students.

The program is described in full on our Academic Web Page.


Sample day

Mornings: English Reading, Vocabulary, Writing, and Grammar

Afternoons: TOEFL and SAT Preparation, Oral Skills, Special Topics Classes

Evenings and Weekends: Social, cultural, and athletic activities


Campus Life

Students experience the program as full-fledged university students with full access to campus facilities, including the library, technology centers, makers-space, Adventure Sports Center, dining hall, student center and more. Evening and weekend activities are organized. Accommodations are typically in one of our premium residences.


An all-inclusive cost of $5,570 includes…tuition, room and board, books, full access to university facilities and activities, airport transfer, academic and career counseling, health insurance and health care, 3 meals/day, linen and bedding,  24 classroom hours/week


To register, complete an application for the Intensive English Program

  • Must be 17 or older
  • No TOEFL/IELTS scores required
  • Intermediate level English or higher
  • Simple registration process
Saint Michael’s College’s Intensive English Program is accredited by the Commission on English and Language Program Accreditation.

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