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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.


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


That’s the Avila Promise.

This Week Inside Goppert Theatre

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Silent Sky
Feb. 21 - 24, 2019
Goppert Theatre

Avila students attend free.

Student Scholar Day: Apply Now

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Student Scholar Day is an opportunity for students to professionally present scholarly work in their field.

Applications are due March 8

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Get your degree at the speed of life

Please plan on joining us for our next adult undergraduate and graduate programs Open House on Thursday, March 7, 2019, between 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. RSVP here.

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