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International Student Services

Intensive Language &
Culture Program (ILCP)


Apply for the ESL Program

We are excited that you are interested in Avila!

Campus in the FallIt is easy to apply for Avila’s ESL (English as a Second Language) program.  You will need to send us the following documents:

  1. Online application form

  2. High school and/or university transcripts

  3. A bank statement showing that you have sufficient money to attend Avila

We will receive the application form automatically after you apply online. Then we will ask you for the rest of your documents. 


A TOEFL or IELTS score is not needed if you plan on studying English at Avila.

After we have all your documents and have accepted you into Avila, we will send you an acceptance letter and an I-20 which you can use to apply for an F-1 student visa.



Contact us at international@avila.edu or 816-501-3772