Old Dominion University (ODU)

English Language Center [Norfolk, VA]

Intensive English Program

Please Read Carefully Before You Apply

  1. Your application will be sent directly to the program via email. It is your responsibility to follow the instructions provided by the school in order to complete the application process. Applicants are advised to send questions directly to the school admissions office to ensure the quickest response.
  2. Some courses may have an application deadline. You are strongly advised to submit your application well before the course start date to ensure there is adequate time for processing.
  3. When submitting your application, prepare to send a copy of your passport to the school. You may also be required to pay a tuition deposit and submit additional documents. Your program may also require you to submit forms with your signature for security purposes. Please follow the instructions from your program carefully in order to complete the enrollment process.
  4. You must obtain a student visa in order to legally study abroad and enroll in your chosen English program. When applying for your student visa, you will submit the required forms received from your school, and other documents, to the designated embassy or consulate. We encourage you to apply to your school well in advance of your start date, to give you sufficient time to have your student visa processed.

Required Documents

(You may upload documents with the application or send them to the school.)

 Copy of Passport (I.D. Page)

 Financial Sponsor Statement Form


-The ELC Financial Certificate with sections 1, 2, and 3 completed OR The ELC Financial Certificate with section 1 and 2 completed AND a financial statement from your sponsor's bank. (Click the link below.)

 Bank Statement


Acceptable Documentation of Financial Ability---Financial documentation is valid for one calendar year from the desired date of enrollment
[Personal/Family/Friend Funding] Original, dated, bank issued statement demonstrating an equivalent numerical balance in U.S. dollars of on-demand or liquid funds equal to the total first year estimated costs. Bank statements to include summary of account, passbook or transaction activity.

 High School/College Transcript

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