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Apply: English Language Institute

International Requirements for Admission

  • You must be at least 17 years of age
  • You must have successfully completed the equivalent of a high school/secondary school education. Verification may be requested.

Application Checklist

To apply, applicants must provide the following items by mail or email:

- Completed and signed application form

- Completed Affidavit of Financial Support and bank letter (F-1 students only)

Please complete and sign the Affidavit of Financial Support 2023-2024 form and submit a Bank Letter (original or color scan)

  • The bank letter should:
    • Include the name of the account holder and the amount in the account
    • Specify the type of account (e.g., savings, checking, time deposit, etc.) and the currency of the account
    • Have the sponsor's name
  • Please also ensure that the bank account owner is the sponsor who completes and signs the Affidavit of Support form
  • North Central accepts original letters or color scans of original letters. Please have the document stamped and/or signed by a bank official.

- Copy of your passport identification page

- $100 application fee: Fee can be paid by a check made out to North Central College drawn on a U.S. or U.S-affiliate bank OR a credit card (include a completed Credit Card Payment Authorization Form)

F-1 Students Transferring from a U.S. Institution Must Submit:

-Transfer Verification Form completed by your current international student advisor

- A copy of your current I-20 Form


F-1 Students Who Need I-20's For Dependents Must Submit:

- Dependent passport identification page(s)

- Proof of additional funds to support family members (see Affidavit of Financial Support form for details and estimate)

Documents to Submit with the Application:

- Completed and signed Student Health Record with proof of immunization 

- Completed Housing Application & Roommate Questionnaire

Document Submission

Mailing Address:
North Central College
English Language Institute
30 N Brainard Street, CM 276
Naperville IL 60540 USA

If scanning copies, email Kate Pope, ELI Director. 

Couldn't find what you were looking for?

If you still have questions, please don't hesitate to contact our director Katherine Pope.

  • Email:
  • Phone: 630-637-5271
  • Fax: 630-637-5295
  • Skype: kate_pope_ncc
  • WeChat: kpope_ncc_eli
  • Street Address: Abe House, 48 East Jefferson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
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