English Language Institute

Apply to the English Language Institute (ELI)

Use this application to apply for

  • English Language Institute (ELI) only
  • English Language Institute (ELI) and Conditional Admission to Nazareth College

How to Apply

Fill out the application, upload the required forms, and pay the application fee through one online application process.

1. Complete the ELI application online.

2. Upload the documents required to complete the process:

  • Certified Bank Statement showing you or your sponsor has sufficient funds to pay for the estimated costs for the duration of your program. The bank statement should be one page, and the account holder's name should be clearly identifiable. Government or company-sponsored students must have a letter of Certification of Sponsorship or a Financial Guarantee showing support and billing information.
  • Declaration of Finances or Affidavit of Support (legal, notarized letter) with the signature of the sponsor, whether the sponsor is you or someone else.
  • Copy of Visa/Green Card (if applicable)

3. Upload academic records if applying for both the English Language Institute (ELI) and Conditional Admission to earn a degree at Nazareth College:

  • Official academic record(s) from each high school or college/university attended. Record(s) must include dates of attendance, all subjects studied, and grades earned or marks achieved on examinations. Upon receipt, an evaluation will determine if conditional admission can be issued without additional transcript authentication.
  • Please include an English translation of your academic record(s). 

4. Pay the $50 application fee (fee is waived if referred to the ELI through a Nazareth College partner).

Deadlines

  • May 15 for the fall semester
  • October 15 for the spring semester

If you have questions related to admission, the visa process, tuition costs, or living in the United States, please contact us at eli@naz.edu.

We look forward to welcoming you to the United States and to a wonderful English language learning experience.

Welcome banners at Nazareth are in multiple languages

Welcome banners at Nazareth are in multiple languages.

Seeking a bachelor's or master's degree

To be admitted to a degree program at Nazareth, applicants whose native language is other than English must meet one of the following minimum requirements:

  • 79 (internet-based) TOEFL
  • 6.5 IELTS