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Admission requirements for the IEP are as follows: you must be at least 17 years old at the time of your first planned semester, you must have completed secondary (high) school, and you must be a non-native English speaker. 

To apply to study full-time at the Intensive English Program, please use one of the following methods for completing the IEP application and paying your registration fee:

Apply and pay online via the UAB TouchNet System:
Complete the Online IEP Application

Apply and pay your registration fee by cash, check, or money order from the United States:
Complete the IEP application and print it.  Please make your check or money order payable to "UAB." You may mail it to the address below or you may bring it to the office.  If paying by cash, please bring exact change as our office cannot make change. DO NOT send cash in the mail.  
 
Apply and pay your registration fee by electronic deposit (wire transfer) from another country:
Please contact the IEP Manager, Melissa Hawkins, at iep@uab.edu for information on submitting an electronic deposit.

Our mailing address:
UAB English Language Institute
Intensive English Program
EB 126
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-1250
USA
Email: iep@uab.edu
Phone: (205) 996-5468
If you will need immigration documents (a F-1 or J-1 Visa) to come to the U.S. to study, please click here to fill out the Statement of Financial Responsibility.

If you are interested in part-time study at the ELI, please use one of the methods above to complete the IEP application. There is a registration fee for part-time applicants.
   email-white-icon iep@uab.edu 
   phone-white-icon  205.975.6638
UAB English Language Institute
EB 126
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-1250