LEAP Intensive English Program (Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes)

As a student in Wright State’s LEAP program, you will:

  • benefit from full-time intensive English instruction.
  • develop your linguistic, academic, and social skills.
  • build your foundation to be successful in an American university.

The LEAP Curriculum:

  • prepares you in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and academic skills to enter the university.
  • delivers courses designed to support your academic and professional success.
  • is taught by experienced faculty, all with advanced degrees in TESOL—Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages—or a related field.
  • includes writing classes using the latest computer technology.
  • allows many students who successfully complete LEAP to substitute the TOEFL for admission to Wright State University.

LEAP students can:

  • explore Wright State’s numerous programs and degree options.
  • participate in exciting on-campus activities and field trips to interesting local sites.
  • enjoy Wright State’s recreational facilities, sports, and fitness programs.

International students who complete LEAP at Wright State University earn higher GPAs in their academic programs compared to those who do not attend LEAP.

I never thought I would be capable of interacting in English with American classmates until I got prepared in LEAP. The curriculum in LEAP is designed carefully to meet the academic needs for international students. Thanks LEAP for making me a better student.

— Omar Abdullah Alghamdi, M.B.A. student

LEAP increased my confidence to take university classes. LEAP is not just for learning English. LEAP is a great place to enjoy learning English. I’ve made cool friends from many countries. Plus, the program helped me to rethink my career path.

— Chiho Inoguchi, nursing student

The research skills I learned in the LEAP Level 3 and 4 classes were very useful for my nursing research class.

— Jen Chi Chen, B.S.N.

Many LEAP Students Earn Degrees from Wright State

Wright State University is a world-class university located in Dayton, Ohio. Inspired by the innovative spirit of Dayton’s Wright brothers, world pioneers of powered flight, the university has an enrollment of more than 17,500 students and offers more than 190 undergraduate and advanced degree programs.

Students from 66 countries attend Wright State. Explore our programs and see why.

Customized programs are available based on client needs. Contact us for more information.

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