Center for International Studies

WESL Institute Admission Requirements

Application for Admission

Submit an admission application. There is a non-refundable application fee of $30 USD that may be paid by credit card when when you submit your application. You may also mail a check or money order to our office. Your application will not be processed until the application fee and required documents have been received.

You must be at least 17 years of age when you begin at Western Illinois University.

Academic Records

Submit proof of high school (secondary school) graduation.

Financial Resources

If you will be attending on an F-1 visa, you must show that you have the financial resources to pay for your first year of studies by submitting a bank statement in your name. If you have a sponsor, you must submit the  Affidavit of Support , and the bank statement must be in your sponsor's name.


Please send a copy of your passport to ensure that we have the correct spelling of your name.