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Application Procedure

Olivia Thrin

  • We are now accepting applications for Late Fall (October 23 to December 14, 2018) until September 10, 2018. The deadline to apply for Early Spring (January 14 to March 8, 2019) and Spring 2019 (January 14 to May 10, 2019) is November 19, 2018.

    The application deadline for Late Spring 2019 (March 12 to May 10, 2019) ends on January 18, 2019.

    The application deadline for Early Fall (August 27 to October 19, 2018) and Fall 2018 (August 27 to December 14, 2018) ended June 25, 2018 

  • The AEI accepts walk-in applications, email applications, and mailed applications. Please contact to ask about email applications. AEI applications should have all supporting documents and fees listed on page 1 of the application. Carefully completing parts of the application helps us to process your application more quickly. You will be contacted soon after we receive your paperwork.

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International Students Applying to the AEI

Printable AEI Application Form for International Students

When applying, please submit the following items by the application deadline:

  • 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, please submit a completed AEI Transfer Eligibility Form with your AEI application.

Printable AEI Transfer Eligibility Form(pdf, 400kb)

Conditional Admissions

Fresno State 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 Welcome Memo
  • AEI Acceptance Letter
  • AEI Acceptance Booklet
  • AEI Learning Environment and Student Guidelines
  • Housing Information
  • Health Insurance Information
  • Immunization Requirements
  • 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)