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Apply now for the Intensive English Program:

Full-time Application

Please Note: All students applying to MEI must be at least 18 years old and have finished high school.

To apply in English, use the link below to pay your application fee, then download the application portfolio. Use the checklist in the portfolio to identify the information you need to include. Email the completed portfolio to Jennifer Moore at mei@umd.edu, subject line: Application.

The applications above are for:

  • students outside the U.S.
  • students now in the U.S. in F-1 status (also complete this I-20 Transfer Form)
  • students in the U.S. with other non-immigrant visas who wish to change to F-1.

Please Note: Students who are in the U.S. on other non-immigrant visas and wish to change to F-1 status must exit the country and re-enter as an F-1 (if approved).

Part-Time or U.S. Student Application

This application above is also for students with a visa status that allows part-time study, including:

  • U.S. citizens
  • U.S. permanent residents
  • others with U.S. visas that permit study
  • (Note: Part-time study is not available for F-1 students.)


All I-20 requests take approximately 3 weeks to be processed if your application is complete. MEI will mail your I-20 and admissions packet via FedEx.