Effective March 16th until further notice, the ELP staff will be working remotely to comply with University protocols regarding COVID-19. Please expect delays in our office being able to receive mail, process checks, and process I-20s in a timely manner. Visit coronavirus.upenn.edu, the University's dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates.

Application Checklist

To enroll, please send:

  • Completed enrollment form (please be sure checkboxes and checkmarks are visible on the printed application)
  • Photocopy of passport (name, date of birth, and photo)
  • Financial Support documentation (statement from bank or sponsor)
  • Check, international postal money order, or traveler's check for $400
    • Non-refundable payment includes $90 enrollment fee and $310 tuition deposit
    • Make payable to: Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Electronic copy of color passport photo for university ID (jpg format; at least 300 x 380 pixels)
  • Program-specific requirements
  • Additional documents for transfer students

Enrollment in this program does not constitute admission to any other program at the University of Pennsylvania. Students must turn 18 years old within 6 months of the first day of the program. Students must have graduated from high school.