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English as a Second Language Institute Application

Required Admission Documents: 

**This application cannot be processed until all items are received.**

  • Official transcript (with English translation) from highest education level with proof of completion. A non-refundable application fee of $100.00 USD. This will be applied to tuition upon acceptance. Make checks payable to UTChattanooga.
  • If resident alien or other immigration status, provide clear copy of immigration document(s).
  • F-1 applicants must provide a clear copy of current passport with photo page and expiration date showing. Include copies of family member’s passports if family will accompany you.
  • F-1 applicants must also submit official proof of funding to cover tuition and living expenses.
  • F-1 applicants who are currently in the US, submit copies of your current I-20, visa, passport, and I-94 card. A good standing statement from your school international adviser is required also.
  • Signed signature form.

Student Cost Estimate for a 12 Week Term:

Tuition (non-refundable) $2,700.00
F-1 Student Mandatory Health Insurance $500.00
Living Expenses (approximate cost for housing, food, etc.) $3,000.00
Study Materials (approximate cost for books, etc.) $150.00
TOTAL $6,350.00

**Students must pay all fees before course registration is permitted.**

**Government scholarship sponsored students should arrange to have their scholarship payments sent to UTC Department 5255, 615 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga TN 37403 before course registration is permitted.**

F-1 Students: For each additional dependent add $2,000

(Requesting an I-20 for more than one term requires submission of proof of funding for more than one term.)
On-Campus Housing: Contact Student Housing at (423) 425-4304 or visit the web site.

Jerad Brewer, Interim ESL Coordinator
(423) 425-5923

Application for ESL Admission

Personal Information
Date of Birth
Program Information
Visa Information
Family Member Requiring F-2 Status
Family Member Requiring F-2 Status
Family Member Requiring F-2 Status

**This application cannot be processed until all items are received.**

**I understand that costs for study and living expenses at the ESL Institute are approximately $6,350.00 for each 12 week term. I accept full responsibility for these expenses.

Mail all completed application documents to:

    Nancy Amberson
    International Student Advisor
    The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
    Dept. 4755, 648 Oak Street
    Race Hall, 206
    Chattanooga, TN 37403