Ready to Apply?

You can fax, email, or personally drop these documents off at Advance English Academy.

  • Application Form (Download [Word - .doc format]) 
  • Copy of your passport
  • A bank statement from you or your sponsor showing sufficient funds to support yourself while studying in  the USA
    (For a 3-month program, your bank statement must show $4000, 6 months = $8000, 9 months  = $12000, 1 year = $16000)
  • High school or university certificate or transcript in English (you can send these later, but must be received before start of class)
  • Application fee of $100 (everyone)
  • Placement test fee of $20 (everyone)
  • International processing fee of $100 + optional mailing fees (only if you are applying from outside USA)

Please email us if you are unable to download the Application Form. 

Acceptance (outside USA)
Once you have been officially accepted by our school, we will mail you a Letter of Acceptance and an I-20.  Pay the SEVIS fee before you make an appointment with the US Embassy, and visit the US Embassy's website in your country to make an appointment.

Applying as an F-1 student from outside the USA? Read more about the process here.

Acceptance (inside USA)
We will give you an acceptance letter and Transfer Form (for F-1 students). If you are an F-1 student, please give both documents to your current school so they can transfer your record to us. 

Registering for Class / Paying Tuition
Make sure you do your online placement test before the start of class. Tuition can be paid every four weeks. There is no refund for fees other than tuition (please see our Refund Policy for details on tuition refunds).

For more information, please see our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We are always happy to help you.

Advance English Academy
1370 Mission Street (@10th), Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone (415) 552-1001
Fax (415) 552-1002


Accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training)


Approved to Operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the Ed. Code. 

We are authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.