Application Procedures


  • We are now accepting applications for early fall 2017 (August 21-October 13) until June 26, 2017 and until September 4, 2017 for the late fall 2017 (October 23-December 15.) The application deadline for summer 2017 ended April 21, 2017.
  • Please mail completed AEI application with all supporting documents and fees listed on page 3 of the application. Applications dropped off at the AEI office must be in a SEALED envelope with student's full name.
  • Note that your applications may or may not be accepted.

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International Students Applying to the AEI

Printable AEI Application Form for International Students

You must submit the following items by the deadline for the session to which you are applying:

  • Completed AEI application 
  • Application fee (payable to California State University, Fresno). This fee includes U.S. Postal Express Mail.
    • If you are outside the United States, your application fee must have a computerized bank code and routing number and must be payable through a U.S. bank in U.S. dollars.(Session and Fee Schedule)
    • The AEI cannot accept credit card payments or bank transfers.
  • Bank statement (in U.S. dollar equivalency) from the person or agency that will support your educational and living expenses
  • For Admission Purpose Letter for ESL studies if you are a government-sponsored student
  • Copy of your passport page(s) that show your name, passport number, issue date, expiration date, birth date, and photograph

Permanent Residents Applying to the AEI

Residents of the United States do not have to take a full load of study. Please contact AEI for further information.

Printable AEI Application Form for Permanent Residents

Transfer Students

If you are currently studying at another U.S. school, you must also submit a completed AEI Transfer Eligibility Form with your AEI application.

Printable AEI Transfer Eligibility Form(pdf, 400kb)

Conditional Admissions

California state Fresno does offer conditional admissions for academically qualified students.

For questions concerning conditional admissions, please visit the (International Student Services and Programs) ISSP Undergraduate Conditional Admission Requirements page here.

AEI Acceptance Documents

When your completed application materials have been reviewed and approved by the AEI, the following items will be sent to you:

  • AEI Acceptance Letter
  • AEI Acceptance Booklet
  • AEI Learning Environment and Student Guidelines
  • Tuberculosis Screening Questionnaire and Blood Test Verification Form (California State University, Fresno Health Center)
  • Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility, Form I-20 A-B)