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Office of International Studies and Programs


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Office of International Studies and Programs
Central Washington University
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7408
Phone: (509) 963-3612
Fax: (509) 963-1558


To Apply for our UESL Program:


Step 1 – Fill out a UESL Application

Required Materials:

  • Completed UESL Application – be sure to select which quarter you want to begin your studies
  • Copy of a valid passport
  • Copy of a high school diploma or transcripts
  • Copy of a bank statement showing our minimum USD amount to study one quarter
  • Completed Confidential Financial Statement (CFS) – it is located in the Application Packet
  • Copy of an official government scholarship letter – if appropriate.

Step 2 – Submit UESL Application

  • Submit the complete application and application materials to the UESL Program by email at
  • The UESL Secretary will email you with information about finalizing your UESL application and paying the $50.00 UESL Application fee.
  • Check your personal email to access your new MyCWU account!
  • If you want to apply for conditional admission please tell the UESL Secretary at this time.

Current Academic Calendar

Step 3 – Getting your I-20

  • After you have paid the UESL Application Fee, please email the UESL Secretary to let her know your payment has been made.
  • The UESL Sectary will process your I-20 after the UESL Application Fee has been paid.
  • All I-20s are mailed using eShipGlobal. You will need to create an account, create a shipment, and pay the shipping fee.
    *Please choose the UESL Program at CWU when choosing who will send the document.
  • When the UESL Secretary has confirmed a shipment has been created with EshipGlobal she will send the I-20 immediately. She will also send a tracking number to you so you can track your express mail package.

For Transfer Students:

Complete the Transfer Form

  • Part 1 must be filled out by the Student
  • Part 2 must be filled out by School Advisor/Official

Additional Information:

Application Table of Contents:

Minimum Bank Statement Amounts:
  • 1 Quarter - $7,661
  • 2 Quarters - $15,322
  • 3 Quarters - $22,983
  • 4 Quarters - $30,644

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Fall 2017-Summer 2018 Each Quarter:

UESL Tuition$3,170.00
CWU Fees$372.00
Health Insurance and Books$550.00

*varies by housing and meal plan choice
University fees and health insurance prices may change

Each and every application is important to us, and we do our best to process them as soon as we can.

Program Dates and Deadlines:

(Contact UESL for exceptions)
Summer 2017May 15, 2017June 18 -
June 19, 2017
June 20 - June 21, 2017June 22, 2017June 20 - August 18, 2017
Fall 2017July 14, 2017September 17 - September 18, 2017September 19 - September 20, 2017September 21, 2017September 19 - December 8, 2017
Winter 2018November 15, 2017January 2 - January 3, 2018January 4, 2018January 5, 2018January 4 - March 16, 2018
Spring 2018January 15, 2017March 25 - March 26, 2018March 27 - March 28, 2018March 29, 2018March 27 - June 8, 2018

Calendar is subject to change.
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