American University Taster Program

in New York


About the program

This exciting program is designed to give students a taste of life as a university student in the USA. The course includes lectures, discussions and tutorial sessions delivered by university lecturers.

Key facts

There are 9 hours of English lessons and 6 hours of university-style lectures per week.

  • Available at: New York
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Minimum entry level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 1–5 weeks (1 week bookings accepted for 5 July and 2 August only)
  • Start dates: 5, 12, 19, 26 July; 2 August 2017
  • Arrival/departure day: Wednesday arrive/ Tuesday depart
  • Course ends: 8 August 2017
  • Age range: 14–17

What's included in the price:

  • 15 hours of English lessons and lectures per week
  • Weekly study skills lecture
  • University visit each week
  • Full-board residential accommodation
  • Welcome party and orientation
  • Placement test and regular progress tests
  • 24-hour supervision from trained staff
  • Full programme of on-site evening activities per week
  • Two full-day excursions per week, including entrance fee
  • End-of-course certificate


The course

Designed to give teenagers a taste of life as a US university student through lectures, discussions and tutorial sessions, combined with English lessons. 

Students also visit famous US universities such as Princeton and Columbia.

Please note: this program is subject to minimum student numbers in order to run.