Apply for the Intensive English Program (IEP)

Thank you for your interest in the Intensive English Program (IEP)! On this page, you will find everything you need to know in order to apply for IEP, including:

 


Application Instructions

Please follow these instructions for the application process.

 

1. Complete an application for our program.

Several types of applications are available for the Intensive English Program. Click on the button below to complete the online application in English.

Go to IEP Application

 

You can also apply in your own language (click on your language below):

 

Japanese Korean Simplified Chinese
Portuguese Turkish Vietnamese
Traditional Chinese Arabic Spanish

 

2. Submit required documents

Submit the following documents with your application by fax or email.
Our fax number is +1-302-831-6765. Our email is ud-eli@udel.edu.

 

Passport Send us a copy of the page that contains your biographic information.
Proof of financial resources This can take the form of a bank statement or a bank letter, and it must show the following information:

  • The name of the account holder (either your name or the name of the person who will pay for the student’s studies) written in the English alphabet.
  • The date (the bank statement must be no more than 3 months old)
  • The amount of money in the account. It must show $6,090 US (or the equivalent in your home country’s currency) for each session you will attend.
  • The bank statement must be written in English.
Letter of sponsorship Some important information:

  • This is only necessary if someone else will pay for your studies.
  • If your family or a friend will pay for your studies, please ask them to create and sign a letter of sponsorship.
  • If your sponsor lives in the USA, the letter of sponsorship must be notarized.
  • Click here to download a sample letter of sponsorship.
Transcripts
(transfer students only)
If you attended any other institutions in the USA before coming to the ELI, you must send us a transcript for all programs attended.All transfer students must be in good academic standing at their previous institutions. Students who are not in good academic standing will be denied admission to the ELI.
Proof of Academic Success Form
(transfer students only)
If you attended any other institution in the USA before coming to the ELI, you must download and submit a Proof of Academic Success form for the most recent institution you attended.All transfer students must be in good academic standing at their previous institutions. Students who are not in good academic standing will be denied admission to the ELI.
I-20 Form
(transfer students only)
If you attended any other institutions in the USA before coming to the ELI, you must send us a copy of every I-20 form that you were ever issued.

 

3. Pay the application fee and express mail fee.

All students are required to pay US $135 when they submit the application. This includes the application fee ($100) and the express mail fee ($35). Failure to pay these fees will result in the delay of your application process. Please pay these fees with a credit card by using our secure online payment form.

Pay application or express mail fee

 

Application Processing Time

Once all documents have been received, we will process your application and send the I-20 form to you by express mail within 1-2 business days (“business days” in the USA are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday only).

 

Questions

Contact the ELI Admissions Office.

 


Application Terms and Conditions

By submitting the IEP application to the ELI, the applicant:

  • Certifies that the information submitted on the application is correct.
  • Certifies that he/she is registering for this program and that he/she is responsible for meeting all costs associated with the program.
  • Gives the ELI permission to report his/her progress updates and transcripts to his/her sponsor (if applicable).
  • Understands that, if he/she cancels his/her enrollment more than 30 days before my session start date, he/she will be eligible for a refund of the $75 tuition deposit (less the $35 express mail fee if it was not prepaid, making the total refund $40). the applicant understands that he/she will not be eliglble for a refund of his/her tuition deposit until his/her original I-20 form (or DS-2019 form) is returned to the ELI.
  • Understands that the ELI will not defer his/her start date more than 2 times; if the applicant attempts to change his/her start date a third time, the ELI will cancel his/her admission.
  • Understands that, if he/she enters the United States using the ELI’s I-20 form and then fails to enroll at the ELI (example: if he/she transfers to a different school without attending at least 1 session at the ELI), he/she will be charged a $300 Early Withdrawal Administration Fee.
  • Agrees to the ELI Refund Policy.
  • Certifies that he/she has read these terms and conditions and the ELI’s housing conditions.
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