High School Students without a Diploma 

–  University Gateway (UG): 2 years of high school study in the student’s home country + 1 year at GEI’s North Carolina campus. At the end of the program, students receive a U.S. High School Diploma.

–  University Gateway Plus (UG Plus): 1 year at GEI’s North Carolina campus + 1 year of U.S. university credit courses (approximately 10 courses). At the end of the first year at GEI, students receive a U.S. high school diploma.

High School graduates wanting to enter a U.S. university without a TOEFL score

–  AEP Core: An accredited full-time, year-round program offered by GEI’s English Learning Institute designed for intermediate to advanced-level English language learners.

–  AEP Intensive: An optional program offered to AEP Core students to help maximize their progress with specialized courses, such as accent reduction, presentation skills, critical thinking, and business negotiation.

Students with College Degree

– Pre-Master’s Program (PMP): Pre-Master’s Program (PMP) prepares international students interested in enrolling in master’s programs at colleges and universities in the United States through rigorous coursework.


– TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages): Designed to train instructors who will teach English to students in non-English-speaking countries.

– Professional Development: Designed to strengthen participants’ professional profiles and help enhance global perspectives.