Apply Online: University Express

Application Instructions for University Express

Comprehensive, customized instruction for students preparing to apply to U.S. universities. Features include individual and small-group tutorials, academic advising, assistance with university applications, English for academic purposes, preparation for standardized tests, study skills, intercultural communication, orientation to U.S. university culture, and extracurricular events and enrichment activities.

1. Select Sessions:

Spring 2017

Spring Session 1 01/17 - 05/11 (16 weeks) Registration: Jan. 11-12 $9,990

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January 17 - May 11 (16 weeks)   Total Registration Fee: $9,990

Spring Session 2 03/22 - 05/11 (8 weeks) Registration: Mar. 20 $5,300

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March 22 - May 11 (8 weeks)   Total Registration Fee: $5,300
SUMMER 2017

Summer Session 1 05/30 - 08/03 (10 weeks) Registration: May 25 $6,590

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May 30 - August 3 (10 weeks)   Total Registration Fee: $6,590
FALL 2017

Fall Session 1 09/05 - 12/14 (15 weeks) Registration: Aug. 30-31 $9,990

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September 5 - December 14 (15 weeks)   Total Registration Fee: $9,990

Fall Session 2 10/23 - 12/14 (8 weeks) Registration: Oct. 18 $5,390

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October 23 - December 14 (8 weeks)   Total Registration Fee: $5,390
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REFUND POLICY

  1. FEES
    The University Express application fee and express mail fee are neither refundable nor transferable.  The University Express application fee is deferrable for one year.
  2. PREPAID TUITION
    Students who prepay University Express tuition in full and are unable to enter the United States and enroll in University Express for the session(s) for which they have prepaid will receive a full refund less a $100 cancellation fee. The refund request must be received in writing no later than the tenth (10th) class day or the student will forfeit all prepaid tuition.
  3. WITHDRAWAL FROM TIEP AFTER REGISTERING
    To receive a refund after registering at TIEP, a student must officially withdraw.
  • Notice of withdrawal must be presented in writing by completing a Request to Withdraw form.  This form is available from the TIEP Student Services Administrator and the TIEP Director.
  • Students who withdraw before classes begin will receive a full refund, less a $150 cancellation fee.
  • Students who withdraw after classes begin will receive a partial refund according to the schedule listed below.  The refund will depend on when the withdrawal is requested and approved and on the length of the enrollment period.  In the case of a Deferred Payment Plan, refunds are calculated on the full amount of tuition owed for the session, including fees.

WITHDRAWAL REQUESTED AND APPROVED

AMOUNT OF REFUND, BY ENROLLMENT PERIOD
8 weeks9-16 weeks
Before classes begin100%-$150 cancellation fee100%-$150 cancellation fee
During class days 1–550%75%
During class days 6–100%50%
After the 10th class day0%0%

CALENDAR / TUITION FEES:
• Registration fees are subject to change, without prior notice.
• Housing, food, and medical insurance are not included. For total estimated expenses, CLICK HERE.
• Depending on enrollment, students who register for the Spring 8-week or Fall 8-week sessions may be welcomed into ongoing classes at the appropriate level.

APPLICATION FEE:
A $100 non-refundable, non-transferable application fee is required to complete your application. The application fee is valid for 12 months.

MEDICAL INSURANCE:
All students with F-1 and J-1 visas must either show proof of medical insurance or purchase a plan at registration.

OPTIONAL SERVICES:
The following services are available for the indicated fees. For more information and to apply, please see the links below.

CONDITIONAL ADMISSION TO A UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE FORM - $300

2. Personal Information

First Name:*
Last Name:*
Email Address:*
Date of Birth:*
Gender:
Country of Birth:*
Country of Citizenship:*
Telephone Number:*
Fax Number:
Home Address:
Mailing Address (If different from Home Address):
Please submit a copy of your current passport.

EDUCATION INFORMATION

What is your highest educational degree or diploma?
Year:
What is your educational objective in the United States?*
Have you studied at the Texas Intensive English Program or in the University Express Program before?
Do you have any known limitations or disabilities that may impede your ability to participate fully in the program?
If yes, please explain:

PASSPORT VERIFICATION:
• Write your name exactly as it appears on your passport

AGE REQUIREMENT:
• TIEP Students are 17 years of age or older.

3. Visa Information

Are you currently in the United States?*
If yes, what is your visa?
Do you need an I-20?*
Do you have dependents who will need an I-20?*

How would you like to receive your I-20? *(if I-20 is requested)

  • Express Mail (3-5 business days) - paid by applicant
  • US Mail (time varies by location) - free service
I-20 Delivery Method:

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School Name:
Phone Number:
Adviser Name:
Email:

5. Funding Information

PRIVATE FUNDS

Please submit a copy of your current bank statement.

SPONSOR FUNDS

Indicate the person or organization responsible for your expenses during your study in University Express:
If other, please specify:
Name of Financial Sponsor (Person or Organization):
Sponsor Address Line 1:
Sponsor Address Line 2:
Sponsor Telephone:
Sponsor Fax:
Sponsor Email:

BANK STATEMENT:
If you are supported by private funds, you must submit a bank statement that fulfills the following criteria:
• Current - Issued no more than 6 months before submission of your application and meets minimum funding requirements.  For total estimated University Express expenses, CLICK HERE.
• Legible - Clearly reflects the account holder’s name, type of account, bank name, branch and balance.
• Official - Scanned copies of the original document are required. TIEP reserves the right to request original documents.

6. Certification

Terms and conditions are as follows, I agree to the following:

  • I certify that all information on this application form and on the financial statement is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
  • I am able to pay for all educational and living expenses.
  • I agree to pay all tuition and fees for the Texas Intensive English Program at registration.
  • I have read and agree to the University Express refund policy.
  • I am 17 years of age or older.
  • I do not have any physical limitations that would impede my ability to participate fully in the program.
  • I understand that emergency contact information is required in case I become incapacitated. I agree to provide contact information for someone who is legally responsible prior to registration.
I HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS*

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I have explained the contents of this form to the applicant and have prepared the information at his/her request. I certify that all the information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
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Preparer Digital Signature:*
Signature Date:*
How did you find out about our program?
Name of Agency (if applicable):

TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING:

Pay a $100 non-refundable, non-transferrable application fee, plus, if requested, the $60 Express Mail fee.
Send a bank statement, a letter of financial guarantee, or a letter from your sponsoring organization and a photocopy of passport identification page for applicant and dependents to the following address:

University Express
1103 West 24th Street
Austin, TX
78705-4603
U.S.A.
Fax: (512) 322-0592

If requesting an I-20 for a dependent, send a photocopy of passport identification page and indicate the country of birth.