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Business Short Term English Program

University of Washington

Come practice your English and learn about American business! In the Business Short Term English Program (STEP) at the University of Washington, you'll study important business skills and have opportunities to interact with local businesses as well as do research on your own areas of interest.

Enroll in this program and you will:

  • Improve your business-related conversation and presentation skills as well as your listening skills
  • Practice your business skills in real-life situations
  • Learn American-style business practices and cultural expectations for international business
  • Interact with other students and professionals like you from all over the world*

*Recent STEP sessions have included students from Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, China, Brazil, France, Russia, Thailand, Denmark, Colombia, and Italy.

Who Should Register

Business STEP is open to intermediate to advanced students of business and English. Students enrolling in Business STEP are expected to have a higher-than-average English skill level. To view the specific minimum test scores required, see the How to Register page. Students who do not have high enough test scores or proof of equivalency should register for the Language & Culture STEP.

STEP participants are not eligible for an F-1 student visa.

Program Features

  • Small class sizes – up to 18 students
  • Experienced instructors with advanced degrees in business and teaching English as a foreign language
  • Field trips to local businesses as well as visits to notable UW and Seattle-area attractions
Location Seattle, WA, USA
1 Aug 2019 - 21 Aug 2019
level Bachelor / Undergraduate
Credits None
Program fee 1,575 USD
Accommodation fee 1,025 USD
Extra information about the fee:
Housing costs are estimated. There is an application fee of $45.
Application deadline 1 August 2019
Entry requirements:
- Are at least 18 years old by the time the program begins or are 17 years old and have graduated high school
- Have a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 65, IELTS score of 5.5, or TOEIC score of 650
Contact information: