The Manhattan College Intensive English Language Program (IELP) provides high-quality English-language instruction to speakers of other languages in order to meet their goals: Academic, professional, and personal. Instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking, language structure, and other pertinent areas of English language acquisition are taught using the communicative method.

The Manhattan College IELP provides opportunities for students to experience cultural exchange both on-campus and in the greater community. The IELP is committed to academic excellence, intercultural communication and understanding, and attention to student interests and needs.