Welcome to the Gulf Language School (GLS) at North American University. Since 2007, the GLS has provided intensive English instruction for international students who want to study at universities in the United States or improve their English language skills to meet personal and professional goals. Students from more than 50 countries have increased their ability to use English correctly and effectively at the GLS.


Located on the campus of the North American University, the GLS provides a unique setting in which international students can experience life at an American university, make new friends, and learn English as a Second Language (ESL) through a variety of courses designed to help them master the language skills they need most.


In addition, GLS offers test preparation courses in TOEFL, IELTS, ACT, SAT, GMAT, and GRE.

Dates & Costs

How to Apply


Obtain a visa

Placement Test

Applicants must be at least 16 years old and show sufficient financial capability (see supporting documents). Students must obtain an F-1 student visa upon admission in order to study at the Gulf Language School North American University’s Intensive English Program.

Note: There is no minimum English proficiency requirement for the Intensive English Program.