Apply for ESL Program

We are excited that you are interested in Avila!

It is easy to apply for Avila University’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 University, we will send you an acceptance letter and an I-20 which you can use to apply for an F-1 student visa. Here is more information about the F-1 student visa process, and this is an easy to read graph of the process. The information here tells you more about studying in the United States.


The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

Get Ahead with The Avila Summer Promise

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summer promise

Are you an incoming freshman or transfer student? Learn more about how the Avila Summer Promise can help you get ahead.
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Adult & Graduate Open House

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adult learner in learning commons
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Goppert Theatre Lobby
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
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