Intensive English Students

Students working on project. To apply as an Intensive English Program student, please submit the following documents:

1.) Complete the online application
2.) Submit OFFICIAL transcripts

Submit OFFICIAL transcripts for secondary schools and any university/college(s) that you have attended.

Note: If you are applying for conditional admissions, you will be required to complete at least one level (semester) of our Intensive English Program. You are not able to test out of this program upon arrival. 

UIU CIE reserves the right to request additional documentation and/or conduct interviews when it is appropriate in order to make an admissions decision.

To expedite your immigration paperwork, please provide the following along with your application materials:

1.) Submit a copy of your passport biographical page
2.) Submit financial documents

International students must submit financial documents as evidence of the ability to pay all fees and expenses for one full year. All financial documents must be originals (no faxes, scans or copies will be accepted), in English and no older than six months. Please see the Financial Requirements Form to determine how much the financial statements must show.

If you will be supported by a family member or another person, you must also submit the Affidavit of Support.

3.)  Pay the deposit

To find the deposit, you will need to click on this link, find the "Center for International Education - Make your CIE payments here" and make the payment under the "Non-Refundable International Enrollment Deposit".

Once ready, please mail all of the original documents (no copies) to the following address:

Center for International Education
Upper Iowa University
PO Box 1857
Fayette, IA 52142 USA

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us at +1 (563) 425-5993, or via e-mail, at