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Global Launch Spring 2021 update 

Frequently Asked Questions

Self-paced English FAQs

How long are the courses?

How long are the courses?

Each course is 8 weeks long. All courses except the ASU admission courses are self-paced and begin at any time.

How much do the online courses cost?

How much do the online courses cost?

The online courses cost $350 USD per course. 

The ASU admission courses English for Undergraduate Admission and English for Graduate Admission cost $475 USD.

All courses accept PayPal for payment.

Can I pay for the courses without a credit or debit card?

Can I pay for the courses without a credit or debit card?

Yes. If you do not have access to a credit or debit card, you may create a PayPal account with your bank account routing number to store your funds securely and pay for courses. Arizona State University does not provide an option for wire transfer (Western Union, etc.) at this time.

 

Do the online courses work in China?

Do the online courses work in China?

Yes, all Global Launch online courses work in China.

How do students receive feedback and communicate with their teachers?

How do students receive feedback and communicate with their teachers?

Students and teachers can communicate via video conference for courses that offer live teacher feedback.

Will I receive a certificate for completing each course?

Will I receive a certificate for completing each course?

Yes, Global Launch will provide certificates for all students who complete their courses. However, this certificate does not qualify as proof of English proficiency for admission to Arizona State University.

Will I receive university credits when I finish the course?

Will I receive university credits when I finish the course?

No. Global Launch is a non-credit program, which means that you will not receive university credit for participating.

English for Admission and Achievement FAQs

How do I pay for the Admissions course?

How do I pay for the Admissions course?

You can pay with any major credit or debit card. If you do not have access to a credit or debit card, you may pay through electronic payment via FlyWire. Students can also email globallaunch@asu.edu for additional questions.

What are the requirements to enroll for the English for Admission and Achievement courses?

What are the requirements to enroll for the English for Admission and Achievement courses?

You need to have a score of 95% or higher on your placement exam to enroll for English for Admission and Achievement courses.

 

Can I use the Global Launch TOEFL waiver for admission into another U.S. university?

Can I use the Global Launch TOEFL waiver for admission into another U.S. university?

The TOEFL waiver only guarantees admission to Arizona State University. You must contact the admissions office at your university of interest to learn more about their English proficiency requirements.

Which ASU schools accept the English for Admission and Achievement online course?

Which ASU schools accept the English for Admission and Achievement online course?

For a complete list of ASU schools who accept English for Admissions and Achievement online course as proof of English proficiency for ASU admission, please visit our ASU admission page.

How many hours will I need to be online to complete the Admission course?

How many hours will I need to be online to complete the Admission course?

English for Admission and Achievement is administered through weekly projects and discussions boards posted to your My ASU student account. This means that you will not have set class times each day, but you will need to log in regularly to stay on top of updates. We estimate that you will need at least 3-4 hours of internet access each week to review course materials, watch videos, participate in discussion board conversations and more. You may then log off and work on your coursework on your own, offline. 

English Proficiency for Graduate Studies
+ CEFR Certificate FAQs

Where can I find more information about English Proficiency for Graduate Studies + CEFR course?

Where can I find more information about English Proficiency for Graduate Studies + CEFR course?

For more information about this course, please visit the Coursera website.