International Students

New International Students

International students who wish to study at the English Language Institute as a full-time student must apply for an F-1 student visa by completing an I-20 application.

New Student I-20 Application

After completing the I-20 application, email the completed form along with the supporting documents to eli@ccny.cuny.edu .

Your email should include the following documents:

1. A completed I-20 application form

2. A scanned copy of your passport photo page

3. A bank statement or bank letter showing proof of financial support ($16,664.00)

4. $1,375 Tuition Deposit

It takes approximately 1-2 weeks to process your I-20 application. You will be notified via email when the process is complete.

After you receive your Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status), apply for an F-1 student visa at the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate in your country.


Transfer International Students

If you are an international student who already has an F-1 student visa and is looking to transfer to the English Language Institute, please complete the transfer application below:

Transfer Students Application

If you have any questions, please contact the English Language Institute via email at %65l%69@ccny.cu %6ey.edu" rel="nofollow"> eli@ccny.cuny.edu or by phone at (212) 650-7312. 

Last Updated: 04/07/2022 21:10