2020 Program Dates

Spring:    January – February

Summer: July – August

Class Time:  8:30 am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday

Where: University of Arkansas Campus, Fayetteville, AR



2020 Program Fees

Domestic Students

Application Fee: $100

Tuition and Other Fees due before the first day of class: $2,200* (Domestic Students Only)

*Fees include: tuition, workshops, educational visits, campus fees, required textbooks and materials, and program certificate.


International Students

Application Fee: $100

Tuition and Other Fees: $4,810** (International Students Only)

**Fees include: tuition, workshops, educational visits, campus fees, required textbooks and materials, program certificate, housing, meals, socio-cultural activities, health insurance, and transportation from the airport; fees DO NOT include airfare, SEVIS/visa fees.

Minimum Participation Requirements

For In-Service Teachers:

International in-service teachers must have at least three years English teaching experience and must meet the following minimum language proficiency requirements: 550 TOEFL, 79 iBT, 6.5 IELTS, or equivalent, or have graduated from a U.S. institution of higher education with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Participants who fail to meet the language proficiency prerequisite may be required to enroll in English support classes during the duration of their program.

For Pre-Service Teachers:

Pre-service teachers must hold at least Bachelor’s degree, or be in their final year of coursework. They must meet the minimum language proficiency requirements as stated above.

If you have any additional questions, please email Gavin Nelson gavin@uark.edu

Program Housing

International participants will be housed in apartments or the residence halls on campus. Residence halls are convenient, clean, and comfortable, offering all the conveniences of a home. The participants will be placed in double rooms equipped with desks, a chest of drawers, a bed, and linens. Computer hookups are also available for those participants with laptop computers. Free Wi-Fi service is available everywhere on campus. The University of Arkansas has numerous computer labs, a language lab, and an excellent comprehensive library. Participants will have access to student health facilities, the HPER (Health, Physical Education, and Recreation center), the student union, and numerous other campus facilities.


Teachers from Turkey who received training in one of our programs in 2011.

For more information…

If you have any questions about this program that are not answered on this website or would like more details, please contact Gavin Nelson (gavin@uark.edu).

You may also visit us at our address on-campus shown on the left, at the SILC TEFL Facebook page or by phone or fax.