Pace University

English Language Institute (ELI) [New York, New York]

Intensive English Program

Please Read Carefully Before You Apply

  1. Your application will be sent directly to the school via email. Be sure to follow the instructions provided and complete the entire application process. In order to ensure the quickest reply, applicants are advised to send all questions DIRECTLY to the school admissions office.
  2. Some course options may have an application deadline. You are strongly advised to submit your application well before the course start date to ensure you have enough time to fulfill all requirements.
  3. Pace University requires you to pay a US$ 125 (registration fee) application fee. Please note that the school's application fee is NON-REFUNDABLE even if you cancel your application, do not receive your student visa, or are not accepted for admission.
  4. If you need to use the credit card of a family member or friend, be sure to receive permission ahead of time and inform them of the date and amount of the transaction.
  5. When submitting your application, prepare to send a copy of your passport, a copy of your bank letter or bank statement, a copy of any available English test scores that meet admissions requirements, and additional forms required. Please follow all instructions carefully in order to complete the enrollment process. You may be able to submit an application and send your supporting documents later in the process.
  6. 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.
  7. For most programs, the application will be valid for one year. After one year, you must apply again.

Required Documents

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

 Additional Document: Receipt of Advisement Fee


Please pay $30 Testing & Advisement Fee (online placement exam and academic advisement prior to the students' arrival at Pace) at the link below:
Choose <Advisement Fee for Partner-Referred Students> on the Payment type. Once payment is completed, please upload your receipt here.

 Copy of Passport (I.D. Page)

 Additional Document: Bank Letter


Bank letter must be dated within 3 months from your application date, must be in English, must be on official bank letterhead. Bank letters older than 3 months will not be accepted. Please visit for information regarding financial support documents.

Please see an example of a bank letter (step1-4):

 Additional Document: Affidavit of Support form


Please download the form from the link below:

 Additional Document: Disclaimer (No uploaded document needed)


All documents submitted in support of an application for admission become the permanent possession of Pace University and cannot be returned to the applicant or photocopied for the applicant. For your records, please make photocopies of all materials submitted.

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