Guarantee your placement at these top U.S. institutions on ISEP Direct, if you meet the minimum requirements, without having to rely on highly competitive exchange space at these popular locations like California and New York City.


California State University, San Marcos

Located near sunny San Diego, students can enroll in regular university courses or fast-track their way to English language fluency while studying within a short distance to some of California’s most beautiful beaches, mountains and deserts. The Intensive English Pathway program teaches English through ESL reading, vocabulary, grammar and public speaking. Students can also take general university courses in a wide range of topics including music, native studies, literature and writing to name a few!


San Jose State University

Located in Silicon Valley, known as the global center for science, technology, and entrepreneurship, SJSU provides the ideal learning environment for students with a desire to innovate and dream big. With over 400 student organizations on SJSU’s campus and the coastline and bay nearby, students will have lots to keep them active!


Saint Peter’s University (Jersey City)

Saint Peter’s has the perks of being minutes from the art and cultural mecca of New York City while offering a more intimate U.S. college campus experience complete with lush green lawns and 50 clubs and student organizations. Saint Peter’s has a remarkably diverse student body representing more than 60 countries around the world.


Western Carolina University (Cullowhee)

Our most affordable ISEP Direct option in the U.S. at less than US$10,000 per semester including housing and meals! With the opportunity to study, explore and live between the picturesque hillsides of the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains, WCU provides the perfect educational opportunity for lovers of the outdoors.



University of North Carolina, Charlotte

This three-week summer program designed for business and marketing majors gives students insight into how digital technology and social media are shaping the business world. Students will learn from professors who are leaders in their field and gain industry insights through speaker sessions and visits to local businesses.