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ESL Program
Kingston University presents its’ ESL program to enhance the proficiency of individuals that possess pre-existing vocational knowledge, training, or skills, but cannot use that knowledge, training or skill because of an English speaking deficiency. Our program will provide the student with the opportunity to enhance their English skills and facilitate their goals of admission to degree programs. Upon entry to the program and before exit, Kingston University will administer a nationally recognized exam of English comprehension such as a test of English as a Foreign Language or a Test of Spoken English.




Students desiring admission to the ESL programs must meet the following requirements:

  1. Possession of a high school diploma or education background equivalent to postsecondary level.
  2. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

Students applying for admission to the ESL programs are required to follow the admission procedures below:

  1. Submit a completed application form obtained from Kingston University Admission Office or downloaded from Kingston University website
  2. Submit a copy of Driver’s License or valid government issued ID
  3. Submit a copy of high school diploma Submit $100 of non-refundable application fee.

Once the University receives all required documents and forms, the student’s application file will be deemed complete and a decision by the Academic Dean’s office will be made concerning the student’s admission to the school. 

Admission is granted to applicants on an individual basis. Applicants may be asked to supplement with additional evidence of academic proficiency.

Admission decisions will be made within 10 days of receiving all required documentation.

After admission application is approved, students are required to take an English placement test to evaluate their proficiency level and as the basis of assigning student to a proper level of English training course.

International Students (Admission)
International students are required to fulfill additional requirements for admission to the University.

Transfer Student
Students wish to transfer from other education institutions are required to file application for admission as described above.
Tuitions & Fees
International Student Application Fee (one-time non-refundable) $250
Tuition per Course $2,000
Registration Fee $45
Catalog Fee (optional, only if a hard copy is required) $30
Estimated Cost for a course including textbooks $2,400
Estimated Total Cost for Completing the Entire Program $13,600

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