"Do-It-Yourself Study Abroad" ESL School Search and Application Site
5 Steps to Study Abroad Success

How to Apply Online

Overview of Application Process

Read instructions: Review the application instructions. They will help you complete your application successfully.

Complete application form: Answer the questions carefully and accurately.

Submit your online application: Double-check to make sure all required questions are answered and submit.

Receive email confirmation: You will receive an email from ApplyESL.com soon after your online application has been successfully submitted. This email confirms the information on your application form.

Pay application fee: Your application will not be processed without payment of the application fee and submission of the documents requested by the school. Some schools require you to pay this application fee online by credit card along with your application.

Receive confirmation from school: The school will directly contact you after receiving your application. The school will ask you for other documents required to complete the application process.

Payments for Application Fee

If you are applying to an ESL school that requires payment of an application fee with your online application, this fee is non-refundable and must be paid by credit card. The cardholder could be you, one of your parents, or anyone else who has given you permission to use it. Make sure that the card has not expired. Your application is not complete without payment of application fee. The personal information provided here is strictly confidential.

Some ESL schools do not require you to pay an application fee when you submit your application online. The school will directly contact you to pay the non-refundable application fee after the admissions office receives your online application.

After Applying through ApplyESL.com

Soon after submitting your application, you will receive an email from ApplyESL.com confirming that the school's admissions office has officially begun to process your application. Soon thereafter, the school will directly mail you a confirmation of your acceptance and make a request for other documentation that is necessary to complete your application. The contents of this mailing will most likely include:

- Confirmation of Your Application
- Guidance on the Documents Necessary to Complete the Application
- School Brochure
- Insurance Plan (if available)
- Housing Information
- Payment Request (if necessary)

Most Commonly Requested Documents by ESL Schools

Application Form
You will be asked to submit your Personal Information, Program Type, Housing Options, and required Visa Information (if necessary).

Application Fee
Most programs require that you send in an application fee with your application. Application process will not be completed without payment of this application fee.

Health Report
After sending your application to the school, you will be asked to provide an official health report from by your local doctor.

Health Insurance
Some ESL schools require that you have proof of health insurance after they have received your application. This may be health insurance from your own country that provides coverage overseas or an agreement to apply for health insurance once you have arrived abroad.

Source(s) of Income / Bank Statement
List your sources of income and your available income. You will also be asked to show proof of this income and ability to pay for your schooling as one of the application processes.

Housing Options
After you request the information of housing along with your application, the school will provide you with more detailed information about housing options. Select your ideal housing options and report it to the school.