The program is designed for international students who are not proficient enough in English for university studies. It is intended for adult learners. Prospective students must be 18 years old or have parents or a guardian in the area to participate.

Application Procedures:

  • Please fill out and print the ELI Application Form and the Financial Statement, and return them to us by email ( or by fax (229-219-1236).  Please also include a photocopy of your passport.

  • Include the non-refundable $75 application fee in the form of personal or cashier's check. You may also apply and pay the application fee online by following this link: Apply and Pay Online.

  • If you are transferring, please print off the following form and take it to your current school for approval - Transfer Eligibility Form

  • You should have your Medical History Form completed before you arrive in the United States.  We strongly recommend applicants do this in their home country with their own doctor because this can be expensive to do in the United States.

Click here to download our helpful ELI Application Checklist!

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Note:  Admission to the ELI Program does not constitute acceptance to the academic programs at VSU.