Applying to ELI

Applying to ELI

Admission Requirements

The following items are needed to complete an application for the English Language Institute.

For International Students Living Abroad:

1. ELI Application and Application Fee ($40)

  • Apply Now Online, or
  • Download the ELI Application  
    If you download the PDF application: After completing the application, mail, fax, or email the application with the required $40 application fee to:

    Mailing address:
    Liberty University
    International Admissions
    1971 University Blvd.
    Lynchburg, VA 24515-2269

    Fax: (434) 522-0430


2. 2016-2017 Affidavit of Financial Support

3. Family Information Form
Required if you are bringing family with you as a dependent(s).

4. A copy of Passport photo page

Additional Requirements for International Students Transferring To Liberty

5. Transfer Eligibility Form

6. A copy of student's current I-94 (front and back).

7. A copy of student's current I-20 (first and third page).

Application Deadlines

International students must apply early for the semester or term in which they would like to enroll. The Office of International Admissions cannot make an admission decision until the application file is completed.

If a Student Visa is needed, additional time is required to obtain a visa appointment. This may take several weeks or months.

Applicants interested in a fall semester admission should have their application file complete by May 1 of that year.

Applicants interested in a spring semester admission should have their application file complete by Nov. 1 of the previous year.