ELS Language Center

Please fill out all fields of the application in ENGLISH in order to have your application accepted.

Open Forms

(Asterisk * indicates required field in ENGLISH).
Online Application is for US Academic English Programs ONLY.

Student Information

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You must enter the student's information as it appears on their passport, and use a space for any special characters.

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Student's Permanent Address (In home country)

Your acceptance materials will include your ELS Acceptance Letter, your Form I-20 (if requested), and important information about your studies and your ELS Center.

Mailing Address

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Program Information

Tell us about the program you are interested in.

Estimated Costs

You can only apply online for our General and Academic Programs. For all other programs connect with a counselor in your home country.


Note: the program you selected does not meet student
(F-1) visa requirements, so ELS will not issue a
Form I-20 for your studies.

You can only apply for our US centers online. For all other centers please download a pdf application.


Please Note: This center is not able to accept transfer
students for this start date. If you are a transfer student,
please choose another center.



ELS will make every effort to place you in the room you select. However, room types are dependent upon availability and cannot be guaranteed.


Do you need any of the following additional services?

Airport Pickup

ELS can arrange an airport pick-up service to take you from the airport to your housing. This service is optional, but you will be charged an additional fee.


Student Health Plan

All ELS's Students must have health insurance valid in the US. If you cannot provide proof of your own insurance in English, you must enroll in the ELS Student Health Plan.

How do you want ELS to send your Welcome Package?*

Express Mail
(non-refundable - $110 for international service, $65 for domestic - USA)

Regular Airmail
(10-15 business days for delivery)

Visa Information

ELS Language Centers is authorized to provide you with a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20), which must be presented when applying for a student (F-1) visa.

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Please Note: This center is not able to accept transfer
students for this start date. If you are a transfer student,
please choose another center.

Please list any dependents who will travel with you to the US and require an F-2 visa.
You must enter dependent's name the same way it appears on the passport, and use a space for any special characters.

Emergency Contact

Permanent Address (In home country)

Financial Certification Documents

Each application requires financial certification, IN ENGLISH, if requesting a Form I-20. This means you must provide proof that you will have enough funds to meet your living and tuition expenses, as well as living expenses for family members who might travel with you on student-dependent (F-2) visas. Any ONE of the following is acceptable:

A) A current personal bank statement or an original letter from your bank, OR

B) Both a letter/affidavit of support from your parents or other source of support stating that they will be responsible for your expenses during your stay at ELS, AND a bank statement verifying their financial ability to meet your expenses, OR

C) A letter guaranteeing financial support from your employer, OR

D) An original scholarship letter from your government or other organization.

Please upload the following files below before proceeding to the next step in the application.

File Requirements:

  • File format must be one of the following: .jpg, .gif, .bmp, tif, .pdf
  • All file size must be no more than 10 MB
  • All documents must be 100% legible
  • *Note: Every form must be filled out before you are able to proceed to the next section.

Financial and Health Statement/Information Release

I understand that my expenses (excluding personal miscellaneous expenses) per session while studying at ELS Language Centers will be as indicated in the Prices and Dates addendum. I agree to accept full responsibility for these expenses. I have also read and understand the ELS cancellation and refund policy. I agree to accept full responsibility for my actions while participating in the Program and any related activities (including excursions and/or internships) and agree to assume all risk of harm arising from my participation, unless caused by ELS’ negligence.

I hereby agree that ELS shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate my attendance in any ELS program of study and to insist that I return to my country of origin within 24 hours of such termination by ELS. By his or her signature below, my parent or guardian agrees to insure that any minor under the age of 18 enrolled hereunder shall be returned to his or her country of origin within 24 hours of notification from ELS that the student’s attendance in an ELS program has been terminated.

In case of illness and/or injury, permission is granted to any appropriate medical center to examine or treat and make necessary referrals to outside physicians as indicated. Permission is also granted to release information regarding my health to other designated individuals. I authorize ELS Language Centers to release information regarding my studies to my guardian or sponsoring agency. I further authorize ELS Language Centers to release my ELS academic records to any colleges or universities to which I apply. I understand that I have the right to review my official ELS student record.

I hereby grant ELS Language Centers and its subsidiaries, associated companies and licensees, permission to photograph, record and videotape me while attending ELS Language Centers or activities conducted by ELS Language Centers. I understand that ELS Language Centers will own the still photographs and/or video footage in which I appear, and have the unrestricted right to publish such photographs and use such video in any ELS Language Centers sales literature, on the ELS Language Centers Web site and in any other ELS Language Centers material, and shall have the right to license others to do the same. I further understand that this grant is intended to be worldwide in scope and to apply to all media now existing or hereafter developed.

I understand that ELS shall not release my information, except as described above, to anyone or any organization or entity, outside of its subsidiaries and associated companies and licensees, without my written consent.

I confirm that I am the student named above, I am 18 years or older, and I have read the Financial and Health Statement/Information Release and Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.