Science, Technology & Engineering Short Term English Program (STEP)

Come practice your English and learn about different areas of science, technology and engineering! In the Science, Technology & Engineering Short Term English Program (STEP) at the University of Washington, you'll study in the mornings and see the beautiful sights of Seattle in the afternoons.

Enroll in this program and you will:

  • Improve your conversation, presentation and listening skills as you study science, technology and engineering concepts and ideas
  • Discuss current issues related to this area and their impact on the world
  • Improve your knowledge of the latest scientific and technological innovations
  • Interact with students and professionals from all over the world

Who Should Register

Science, Technology & Engineering STEP is open to low-intermediate to advanced students of English. See the How to Register page for more details.

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

Program Features

  • Small class sizes – up to 18 students
  • Experienced instructors with advanced degrees in their fields
  • Two instructor-led field trips during class times to explore technological innovations in Seattle

Quick Facts

Location: UW Seattle campus
Length: 3 weeks
Hours/Week: 15
Upcoming Sessions: Summer 2019:
Jul 8–Jul 26
Aug 1–Aug 21
Aug 26–Sep 13
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Costs: See Details