Do you want to study at our intensive English institute before pursuing your degree at IUP?

American Language Institute
Need a program to improve your English?

International students can be provisionally admitted to a bachelor's degree program if all of IUP's admission requirements are met except for proof of English proficiency.

Students with provisional admission can study at the American Language Institute at IUP until they are ready to begin the Bridge Pathway program or meet English proficiency requirements for full-time undergraduate study through a language exam.


  1. Log in to the online application and complete your Undergraduate Application. Select ALI Provisional Admission for your admission type.

  2. Submit the $125 application fee online or submit a cashier's check to the address below. (You can also request a paper application from this address)

    Office of Admissions
    Sutton Hall, Room 120
    1011 Sutton Drive
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Indiana, PA 15705
    United States of America

    Email address:
    Phone number: 724-357-2230
    Fax number: 724-357-6182

Other Required Documents

You will need to upload these documents to your application or submit to the Undergraduate Admissions office.

  • Official transcripts from high school or other secondary school. If you have completed classes at a college or university, you must also submit those transcripts. These documents must be in English andhave the official seal of the issuing college or university.
  • International Student Financial Statement: All international students need to demonstrate funding to cover the cost of two semesters at IUP on the financial statement. This is a requirement for IUP to issue immigration documents.
  • Clear copy of your passport photo page.

Shipping for Admissions Packet

You also need to decide how you want to receive your admissions package.

  • We strongly recommend that you choose express mailing for your admissions package. This is the fastest and most secure way to receive your documents, and you will be able to track their location once they have been shipped. Instructions for using the University Express Mailing Service are explained on the ALI application page.The American Language Institute mails acceptance packages for its programs.

What's Next?

Find out what happens after you're admitted and how you can prepare to come to IUP.