Step 1: Complete Online Application Form
To start your application for either the Academic Intensive English Program (AIEP) or Intensive English Communication Program (IECP), choose the program and session you would like to attend from the Dates and Fees page.
Create a UCLA Extension student profile and complete the online application form for the program you wish to attend.
Step 2: Pay the Application Fee
Upon submitting your online application, you will be prompted to pay the nonrefundable $150 application fee (waived for Summer 2021).
Step 3: Email Supporting Documentation to ALC
Email the below items as PDF files to firstname.lastname@example.org
Make a clear, readable copy of your passport page showing your name, date of birth, passport expiration date, and photograph. If your spouse (husband or wife) and/or children will come with you on an F-2 visa, please also include a clear copy of your spouse’s/dependents’ passport page(s).
You and/or your sponsor are financially responsible for your educational and living expenses for the duration of your educational program as well as for the educational and/or living expenses of your dependents who will accompany you. All students and sponsors must provide financial certification that they are financially capable of meeting the minimum funds required for this program. Minimum funds required can be found using the table listed below.
a. Verification of Bank Funds
We will accept a bank endorsement in the form of an original letter from the bank with a bank seal dated within 60 days of your submitted application, on official bank stationery in English. All financial verifications must state the minimum amounts listed in the table below and be for liquid accounts. We will also accept a bank statement or certificate of deposit verifying the above amounts.
b. Sponsor Statement or Affidavit of Support (pdf)
If a sponsor will be paying for you, please provide either a letter of sponsorship or affidavit of support, in English, signed and dated within 60 days of your submitted application, which states the amount of financial support and the relationship to the student.
Financial Guarantee (for government sponsored students only).
If you are a government-sponsored student, you will only need to submit a copy of your financial guarantee with your application. You do not need to submit a sponsor statement or verification of bank funds.
Calculation of Financial Support
Use the following table to calculate the minimum funds required for your program.
|Duration of Stay||Student's Education &
|+Spouse||+Each Child||= Total|
|3 or 4 weeks||$4,555||$602||$396||$|
|11 or 12 weeks||$12,202||$1,804||$1,187||$|
Transfer students (Students transferring their I-20s from other U.S. institutions) must submit additional documents and pay all fees (application, student services, program fees) in order to be accepted into the program.
Please see the "Transfer Students" information below for a list of all documents.
Program applications are accepted until programs are full. We recommend that you apply at least 8 weeks before the start of a program to allow time to get your F-1 student visa.
Processing applications usually takes 7-10 business days. To ensure timely processing, please be sure to submit all the required documents. Original copies of your application materials are not required.