Application Deadlines

Completed applications should be received 3 months prior to the intended enrollment date to accommodate necessary processing time and the issuance of the required Form I-20. If you need help or have special circumstances please email this office at Deadlines are posted to help insure that admission can be completed and immigration documents prepared for students to take to the U.S. Embassy/Consulate in the home country to apply for a student visa in a timely manner.

There are three sessions of the English Language Institute available throughout the year: Spring, Summer, and Fall.

Summer Session

Begins in May, ends in July. Follows the regular academic period at UNK.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
Arriving to Kearney: May 14, 2019
TOEFL Placement Exam and Information Meeting: May 17, 2019
Beginning of classes: May 20, 2019
End of semester: July 25, 2019

Fall Session

Begins in August, ends in December.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Arriving to Kearney: August 16-18, 2019
Mandatory Orientation: Begins August 19, 2019
TOEFL Placement Exam and Information Meeting: August 23, 2019
Beginning of classes: August 26, 2019
End of semester: December 19, 2019

 Spring Session

Begins in January, ends in May.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019
Arriving in Kearney: January 8, 2020
Mandatory Orientation: Begins January 9, 2020
TOEFL Placement Exam and Information Meeting: January 13, 2020
Beginning of classes: January 13, 2020
End of semester: May 7, 2020