Admission

For ESL Only:

  1. Fill out and submit YSU ESL Application Form. Make sure that you check the conditional admission box and indicate your intended major. If you are located in Mainland China, please download the fillable ESL Application PDF Form*, complete and sign it. Then email the scanned copy of the form to intadm@ysu.edu.
  2. Pay the $45 application fee online through the e-pay system.
  3. Submit a copy of your passport information page.
  4. Submit a certified translated copy of your certification of secondary education completion (if you have not completed high school, you may be given consideration for acceptance on a case-by-case basis).
  5. Proof of financial responsibility:
    1. Submit a signed ESL Affidavits of financial support Form.*
    2. Submit a financial statement from one of the following:
      • Personal Funds.  A translated financial statement on official bank letterhead signed by a bank official showing a current bank balance.
      • Funds from relatives or another personal sponsor.  A translated financial statement on official bank letterhead signed by a bank official showing a current bank balance.
      • Government or private sponsor.  A translated signed copy of your award from the sponsoring agency.

When your application is complete, make sure to submit all the above materials to intadm@ysu.edu.  Please title your email as "ESL Material Submission"

For Conditional Admissions:

For both undergraduate and graduate conditional admission requirements, please follow the instructions on How to apply for conditional admission (Step by step).

ELI Schedule of Terms 2019-2020

Term Module Deadline Classes Begin Classes End
Fall 2019 Module 1 6/19/19 8/19/19 10/11/19
Module 2 8/21/19 10/21/19 12/13/19
Spring 2020 Module 1 11/13/19 1/13/20 3/6/20
Module 2 1/16/20 3/16/20 5/8/20
Summer 2020
(One 8-week Module)
Module 1 3/18/20 5/18/20 7/10/10
Fall 2020 Module 1 6/17/20 8/17/20 10/9/20
Module 2 8/19/20 10/19/20 12/19/20