U-Prep can help you improve your English and prepare for university study.
You will receive instruction in:
You will be able to practice these skills with your classmates and instructors through group work, presentations, and writing assignments. This practice will help you prepare for your degree program. Once you finish U-Prep, you can start your university degree.
There are five levels of U-Prep. Each level is 10 weeks long. You will take a placement test when you arrive to find out which level you will start in.
- Level 20 - Introductory
- Level 30 - Intermediate
- Level 40 - High
- U-Prep 1
- U-Prep 2
There are four terms each year:
- Winter term
January 2 to March 13, 2020
Apply by September 15
- Summer term
June 17 to August 28, 2020
Apply by March 1
- Spring term
March 25 to June 5, 2020
Apply by November 15
- Fall term
September 23 to December 4, 2020
Apply by June 1
|U-Prep 1||U-Prep 2|
|IELTS||5.5 (minimum 5.0 in all areas)||6.0 (minimum 5.5 in all areas)|
|TOEFL iBT||70 (minimum 15 in all areas)||75 (minimum 17 in all areas)|
|USask ESL program||Level 40||U-Prep 1 or U-Bridge 1|
If you don't meet the entrance requirements for U-Prep 1, you can start in the Foundation English program.
Foundation English requirements (Levels 20-40)
- You must be 17.5 years of age
- You must have some basic English skills
- You will take a placement test at the beginning of the term to determine your starting level.
Tuition: $4,300 CAD per term
Application fee (includes one ESL term deposit): $640 CAD
This does not include housing, books, and other supplies.
Phone: (306) 966-4351
University of Saskatchewan Language Centre
232 R.J.D. Williams Building
Saskatoon, SK S7N 1M3 Canada
The Application for Admission Fee is non-refundable. The Tuition Deposit for each term is refundable if the application is cancelled or transferred to another term by the payment deadline.
The Housing Placement Fee is non-refundable. However, Occupancy Fees for homestay or residence will be partly refunded as determined by our Accommodations Office if students change their accommodation after arrival.
The University of Saskatchewan Language Centre reserves the right to change fees and term dates. The University of Saskatchewan Language Centre reserves the right to cancel a course and refund all money paid by the applicant.