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English Language Institute (ELI) - Apply Now

 

HOW TO REGISTER:
 

Register for the ELI (without student visa):

  • For more information and to schedule an appointment for a placement test:

    • Visit us in person at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center (4110 E Lindsey Dr, Columbus GA)

    • Email: eli@columbusstate.edu 

    • Call: 706-507-8521 

  • Please note: All new students must pay a one-time $50 assessment fee. Included in this fee is a placement test, comprehensive results, and a consultation with an ESL-certified instructor.


Apply for an F-1 Student Visa:

Step 1: Complete the International Student application.

Step 2: Email the application to eli@columbusstate.edu.

Step 3: Complete the Financial Guarantee.

Step 4: Email the Financial Guarantee form to eli@columbusstate.edu.

Step 5: Email a copy of your passport to eli@columbusstate.edu.

Step 6: After documents are processed, you receive a CSU student ID number via email. 

Step 7: Pay $40 application fee to Columbus State University.

  • Pay by phone with U.S. bank: 706-507-8800

OR

Step 8: CSU issues an I-20 that may take 7-14 days for processing in order for you to receive your VISA. 

Step 9: CSU sends an email with instructions for ordering and paying for the I-20 shipment.

 

Register for the ELI (without student visa):

  • For more information and to schedule an appointment for a placement test:

    • Visit us in person at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center (4110 E Lindsey Dr, Columbus GA)

    • Email: eli@columbusstate.edu 

    • Call: 706-507-8521 

  • Please note: All new students must pay a one-time $50 assessment fee. Included in this fee is a placement test, comprehensive results, and a consultation with an ESL-certified instructor.