Our English for Speakers of Other Languages program has helped more than 450 students from 60 countries embark on new and productive lives in their adopted country, the United States.
More than an academic program, ESOL is a vital support system of peer tutors, summer courses, and dedicated faculty devoted to helping courageous first-generation students realize their dream of attending college.
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester welcomes students who are Speakers of Other Languages, whether they are interested in
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester offers an intensive summer program for students of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), including recent high school graduates, transfer students, returning adult students, and other interested persons residing in and around Manchester. The program is geared towards individuals who plan to pursue a college education.
July 1 - August 1, 2019
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
88 Commercial Street
$400 (some partial waivers available)
Director, Center for Academic Enrichment
Kimberly.Donovan@unh.edu | 603-641-4156
Applications are available through high school ESOL instructors and guidance counselors, and from UNH Manchester. Interested students should submit the completed application, personal essay, and the letter of recommendation and contact the Center for Academic Enrichment to sign up for the computerized test by June 1. Applications must be mailed or delivered to:
ESOL Summer Program c/o Center for Academic Enrichment
88 Commercial Street
Manchester, NH 03101
This program helps students improve writing, listening, reading and speaking skills through:
Students should have at least an intermediate level of English competency and be 18 years of age or older. Students must:
The following courses may be taken on a Credit /Letter-grade, Credit /Pass/Fail, or Audit basis.
English (ENGL) 301A, Introduction to College Composition and Reading / ESOL
English (ENGL) 400, English as a Second Language
English (ENGL) 401A, First-Year Writing for ESOL Students
A special section of First-Year Writing for students whose first language is not English.
If you're interested in learning more about the ESOL program or would like to talk about enrolling in classes as a non-degree student, please contact Michael Pugh at Michael.Pugh@unh.edu or 603-641-4155.
If you are a speaker of another language and seeking admission to a UNH Manchester degree program, contact the UNH Manchester Admissions Office at 603-641-4150 for information, advice, or an application.
You should begin this process early, especially if you have academic transcripts from another country that need translation.
If you are applying to a degree program, you will need to take the TOEFL test.
THE MICHAEL PUGH MEMORIAL GIFTS FUND
The Michael Pugh Memorial Gifts Fund was established in honor of Dr. Michael Pugh, whose involvement in and commitment to the college's ESOL programs impacted so many lives. The fund provides financial support for youth, high school students and adults in UNH Manchester’s ESOL summer programs. Please consider sharing in Michael’s legacy by making a gift
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