English Language Institute - Application for Admission

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE APPLICANT: Please complete all required fields on the application form. Complete a Statement of Financial Support form only if applying for a student (F-1) visa.

To be admitted to the ELI, applicants must demonstrate intermediate to advanced proficiency with official test scores on one qualifying English proficiency exam.  Beginner levels are not being offered at this time.  The minimum scores required are as follows:

  • TOEFL iBT: 40
  • IELTS: 4.5
  • Duolingo: 65

Fields with asterisks (*) are required.

Biographical Information

As indicated on your passport, your gender is *
Marital status *
For your residency status, choose one of the following options. *

ELI Sessions

Select the session you wish to enroll in *
Do you want to apply for conditional admission?

Address in your Country (required for non-residents)

Address in the U.S. (if currently living in the United States)

Additional Application Information

Do you need an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility (to obtain a student visa)? *
Do you need an I-20 for your dependent(s)? *
If you are now in the United States, select your current immigration status.
What language skills do you think you need the most? (Check all that apply.) *


Do you need housing? *

If you need a dormitory or apartment on campus, you need to contact University Housing as soon as possible. Please go to https://housing.wayne.edu to apply.

Transferring Students

Are you currently studying at another school in the United States? *

If yes, please provide the name and phone number of the institution.

Release of Information

If you wish to designate a specific person to collect the I-20 and admission letter on your behalf, please provide the following information.


By typing my name below, I certify that the statements I have made on this application are correct and complete, and that I am an intermediate to advanced learner of English.