English as a Second Language Instruction

University of North Carolina School of the Arts provides both high school and college-level courses and tutoring in English as a Second Language (ESL) for non-native speaking students. For further information about the ESL program at UNCSA, contact the ESL Instructor Elizabeth Klaimon.

High School Program

The TOEFL Junior test is required for admission. High School ESL assistance includes a high school English class in ESL and individual ESL tutoring. ESL support is provided during the academic school year to fully enrolled high school students.

Undergraduate & Graduate Programs

Non-native speakers of English are required to take the TOEFL test for admission. TOEFL scores may be Internet TOEFL (iBT), computer based TOEFL (CBT) or the paper-based TOEFL. To schedule the TOEFL, contact Educational Testing Services.

All incoming undergraduate and graduate international students whose first language is other than English must set up a consultation with the ESL Program Director, Elizabeth Klaimon, 2309 Teaching Learning Center. Please email klaimone@uncsa.edu to arrange an appointment.