English Plus Credit

This Program Is For

  • Students with advanced English proficiency
  • Students who want to improve their English while earning Boston University (BU) credit

Program Features

  • Combine English studies with a credit-bearing course at BU Metropolitan College (MET)
  • Choose a MET undergraduate course (100-499) worth 4 credits and receive a BU academic transcript
  • Prepare for an undergraduate program through firsthand experience in a Boston University classroom
  • Take advantage of university admissions resources, including free college advising and TOEFL waivers to Boston-area universities and colleges
  • Experience life on a university campus: opt for BU on-campus housing and access resources available at a highly ranked research university


Combine 1 CELOP English course with 1 credit-bearing BU Metropolitan College (MET) course:

  • CELOP English Course: Take skills courses at your individual language level in speaking and listening, academic writing, and reading and vocabulary
  • MET Course: Work with a CELOP Advisor to select and enroll in a MET course (100-499)
  • Develop skills for global competency and intercultural communication including teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, and more
  • Join activities such as team research projects, guest speakers, and field trips

You cannot go wrong choosing this school. You will certainly achieve your goals at CELOP thanks to the supportive teachers, advisors and administrative team. CELOP will offer everything you need to succeed. 

Lander Santos de Oliveira, Brazil

Class Schedule

Students participate in morning CELOP coursework 5 days per week and 1 evening MET class 1 day per week. The CELOP course is 12 weeks and divided into two 6-week terms. The MET course is 16 weeks.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 – 12:00 CELOP English CELOP English CELOP English CELOP English CELOP English
18:00 – 21:00 MET Class (once per week)
Apply Now

If you are a continuing, former or deferring CELOP student, please do not click on the Apply Now button. Instead, please contact CELOP Admissions at celop@bu.edu to apply or call 617-353-4870.

Key Facts


18 Hours


16 Weeks






BU Housing


Required Proficiency Level

  • TOEFL 80, or
  • IELTS 6.5, or
  • Duolingo 110, or
  • Completed CELOP Intensive English Level 7

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum age 17 years
  • High school transcript (translated if not in English)
  • Statement of purpose (400-500 words)

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