Meeting Your Language Needs

The primary mission of Missouri S&T's Applied Language Institute (ALI) is to meet the language needs of the university's international community. The ALI has developed permanent, ongoing language programs and will develop temporary programs as needed to help Missouri S&T's international community fulfill their educational and professional goals. The Applied Language Institute is composed of two major areas:


The Intensive English Program (IEP) assists international students with developing the English language proficiency needed to successfully complete their academic studies. The IEP also helps students adjust to American culture and develop healthy study habits.

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Cultural Programs help students increase intercultural awareness through active participation. Programs provide students the chance to enhance their experience while studying at Missouri S&T, and form long lasting cross-cultural friendships.

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