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Phone: +1-509-963-3612
Fax: +1-509-963-1558
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Central Washington University
Office of International Studies and Programs
International Center
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7408

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To Apply for our UESL Program:

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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.
  • All I-20s are mailed directly to you. Please make sure you provide your correct address when applying to the UESL Program
  • The UESL Secretary will send the I-20 immediately after you have paid your application fee*. She will also send a tracking number to you so you can track your express mail package.

*I-20 processing times may take longer if applying for conditional admission.

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

Application Table of Contents:

Minimum Bank Statement Amounts:

  • 1 Quarter - $7,917
  • 2 Quarters - $15,834
  • 3 Quarters - $23,751
  • 4 Quarters - $31,668

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

Additional Information:

Program Dates and Deadlines:

(Contact UESL for exceptions)
Summer 2018May 2018June 24, 2018June 25, 2018June 26, 2018June 25-August 24, 2018
Fall 2018August 2018September 16 - September 17, 2018September 18 - September 19, 2018September 21, 2017September 18 - December 5, 2018
Winter 2019November 2018January 2, 2019January 3, 2019January 4, 2019January 3 - March 13, 2019
Spring 2019January 2019March 24 - March 25, 2019March 26, 2019March 27, 2019March 26 - June 5, 2019
Summer 2019May 2019June 16, 2019-June 17, 2019June 18, 2019June 19, 2019June 19-August 23, 2019

Calendar is subject to change.
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