You must complete the following steps in order to attend our International Language School program. We offer 4 terms (Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer), with rolling acceptance. We begin our Winter Term on December 5th!
STEP 1 (APPLICATION)
Apply to St.Paul's Lutheran International Language School (ILS) using our online application.
Pay the $575 application fee (our online application will direct you to the payment link after you have completed the application).
STEP 2 (VISA)
As your sponsor, we will enter your visa information into SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Program). We will provide you with Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status). You will need this form.
Apply for F-1 Student Visa. You will need to complete this at your nearest US Embassy or Consulate.
Purchase your airplane ticket. Send us a copy of your airplane ticket.
Pay term fees ($6000 per term/$24000 per year)
STEP 3 (HOMESTAY)
You will need to arrange a homestay that best meets your needs. We recommend & work with the following Homestay agency (fees range from $1200-1400 per month). Please let us know how we can help.
STEP 4 (ARRIVE IN USA)
We will meet you at the airport on the day/time of your arrival, and bring you to your prearranged homestay. We will help make your transition as easy as possible.
US Student Visa Process Explained (https://www.us-immigration.com/us-immigration-news...)