ESLI Admission Information

General Admission Topics

Admission
Student Visa
Fees
Tuition Refund Policy
Course Dates

Admission

Any international student who is a high school graduate may apply to the ESLI.

The ESLI admits students who have the financial ability to pay for their studies. Each applicant must complete the necessary application for admission to the ESLI. The individual or entity assuming financial responsibility for an applicant is required to complete the Statement of Financial Guarantee and the Financial Certificate.

Prospective students must complete the written application prior to the issuance of Form I-20 as required by the U.S. Immigration Service. Exceptions are applications made for a scholarship student by an official agency of the student’s government. Students receiving scholarships from governments or sponsoring agencies should provide a separate Statement of Financial Guarantee.

Applications should be received at least thirty days prior to the beginning of a session. The application should be accompanied by a check or money order for $50.00 payable to the ESLI. The application fee is applied to tuition costs.It is nonrefundable and is not transferable.

The Application for Admission and the application fee should be sent to:

The English as a Second Language Institute
Jackson State University
P.O. Box 17103
Jackson, MS 39217 U.S.A.

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Student Visa

Upon receipt of the Application of Admission, the  50.00 application fee, and proof of sufficient funds to study in the United States, a student will be sent a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20). Prosspective students should take the certificate to the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in his or her home country in order to apply for a Student Visa (Form F-1).  The Certificate of Eligibiltiy is for full-time study at the ESLI and may not be used for any other purpose. Failure to attend ESL classes may result in the loss of a student’s student status and may subject a student to deportation.

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Fees

Tuition per session…………………………………  $1850.00  ($3, 700 per semester)

Application Fee………………………………………….$50.00

Insurance fee…………………………………………….$84.00*

Student ID……………………………………………….$15.00

Parking Decal……………………………………………$40.00

ESL/International Services Fee………………………..$50.00  (per session)

Total ESLI Fee…………………………………………$2,089.00 ( one session)

* Insurance fee is a monthly fee and is subject to change.

All ESLI fees must be paid in full at the time of registration. Fees are based on eight weeks. Subsequent fees are non- refundable upon expulsion from the ESLI.

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Tuition Refund Policy

Students in good standing who voluntarily withdraw from the ESLI during a term may receive a refund prorated on a weekly basis.

Tuition adjustment are based on the date classes begin and the date of withdrawal. Students withdrawing form the ESLI must complete an “Application for Withdrawal” form. This form can be picked up at the Office of the ESLI Coordinator.

Students withdraws Due to the ESLI Due to Student
Week 1  40%  60%
Week 2  80%  20%
After week 2  100%  0%

 

2013-2014 ESLI Academic Year Dates

2013 ESLI Fall Dates

August 19 – October 11, 2013             First Fall Session
October 14 – December 13, 2013       Second Fall Session
November 25-30, 2013                       FALL BREAK

2014 ESLI Spring Dates

January 6 – February 28, 2014          First Spring Session
March 3 – May 3, 2014                        Second Spring Session
March 24 –29,  2014                           SPRING BREAK

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