[UPDATED: January 6, 2022] Applications for 2022 are now open! Please note that due to COVID-19, your desired study abroad options may be affected. ApplyESL recommends applying well ahead of your desired start date to ensure adequate time for processing. Contact your program, or ApplyESL, to check program status, and your local embassy or consulate to confirm visa services currently available. We look forward to receiving your application!

University of California, Irvine (UCI Continuing Education)

International Programs [Irvine, California]

10-Week Intensive ESL Program

Please Read Carefully Before You Apply

  1. Your online application will be e-mailed directly to the school. It is your responsibility to follow the instructions provided and complete the application process. Applicants are advised to send questions to the school admissions office in order to receive 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 insure you have enough time to fulfill all requirements.
  3. University of California, Irvine (UCI Continuing Education) requires you to pay a US$ 200 application fee. Payment may be made by credit card ONLY. Please note that the school's application fee is NON-REFUNDABLE even if you cancel your application later on for any reason or if you are not accepted for admission.
  4. In order to pay the school's application fee and send your application, you will need to enter valid credit card information. 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 English test scores that meet admissions requirements (if necessary), and any additional forms required. Please follow all instructions carefully in order to complete the enrollment process. You can start an application and submit your supporting documents later in the admission process.
  6. You must have a student visa in order to legally enter the United States and enroll in this English program. To apply for your student visa, you must submit the I-20 form received from your school, and other documents, to the United States Embassy or Consulate. All students should apply well in advance of your start date in case there are delays in processing your visa.
  7. The application is good for one year. After one year, a student must reapply.

Required Documents

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

 Copy of Passport (I.D. Page)

 Bank Statement


Bank Statement must be translated to English.

 Financial Sponsor Statement Form


The person who is financially responsible for your cost of tuition and living expenses for the period of study at UC Irvine must sign the form below:


 Additional Document: Representative Information


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