Apply to the English Language Institute
CORONAVIRUS/ COVID-19 UPDATE
Students who require an initial I-20 to interview for an F-1 Student Visa at the US Consulate in their home country may apply for Spring 2021 programs or later. We intend to offer hybrid, in-person learning during the Spring semester which will permit F-1 student visa holders to enter the United States using an initial I-20 and study at Pace University. Due to SEVP and US Immigration guidance, we are not able to issue initial I-20s for our Fall 2020 programs that are 100% online. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Online, New York City and Westchester (White Plains) Applications
Please note that the English Language Institute only accepts online applications.
- ELI Student Application (Fall 2020-Summer 2021 programs)
The above ELI Student Application is for F-1 Student Visa Holders, Tourists, ESTA/Visa Waiver students, and other part-time visitors. Au Pairs interested in studying at our Online, New York City, or Westchester campuses, in addition to Permanent Residents or US Citizens in Westchester County, New York, may join the Community Rate Waitlist below for the opportunity to study at a special community rate.
Community Rate Waitlist
- Community Rate Waitlist (Fall 2020-Summer 2021 programs)
Au Pairs and others who are eligible to study at our special community rate may reserve a space on our waitlist to study in Intensive English, Academic English, English PLUS Career & Professional Skills, and English for Lawyers programs. Spaces are first come, first served. Our Admissions team will notify you if a space is available.
Other Application Processes
- Download Application Forms
- Defer your I-20 to a Future Program (admitted students)
- Application procedure for Form I-20
- SEVIS Fee information
- Visa type
- Transfer to the ELI
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.
The ELI at Pace University does not use TOEFL/IELTS/Pearson scores or High School/College transcripts for admission. Do not submit either with your application.
The minimum age to enroll in our Intensive and Pre-Academic English programs is 16 years old.