ED Plus

Global Outreach

English and Culture Plus

Program dates: July 9 - August 5, 2017


Home to one of the largest intensive English programs on the east coast, Virginia Commonwealth University offers a wide range of options to help students improve their English. The VCU English and Culture Plus program offers four weeks of intensive English training combined with a unique cultural experience.

Located in Virginia’s capital city of Richmond, VCU sits in the heart of a thriving region. The program offers cultural immersion opportunities including visits to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., Colonial Williamsburg and Historic Jamestown, the Ashland Berry Farm and Virginia Beach.

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Program includes:

  • 88 classroom hours in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • On-campus accommodations in new, fully-furnished apartments, which include 24-hour security, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning
  • Full access to the state-of-the-art Cary Street Gym, newly-renovated Cabell Library and university sporting events
  • Transportation and excursions to Washington D.C., Virginia Beach and Colonial Williamsburg
  • Cultural events
  • Dinner with an American family

Program Costs:


Cost (USD)
per student

Instructional Costs




Educational Excursions






For more information or to apply, please contact Special Programs Coordinator, Elizabeth Hiett at eihiett@vcu.edu.

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