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Intensive English Program
for Transfer Students

Transferring from another SEVP-approved ESL school in the United States?

 We issue acceptance letters and transfer forms, which students send to their current school’s Designated School Official (DSO) in order to request a transfer of their SEVIS record to Colorado School of English.  


Start Dates & 
Program Lengths

Colorado School of English is an open-enrollment school. We have term start dates every 4 weeks. Transfer students are required to start classes on the next available term start date following the transfer of their SEVIS record to our school.

Students can study with us for up to 2 years in order to reach their English-language goals. 

We have 4 sessions per year. Each session is 12 weeks long.

Full-time Schedule

F1 students are required to attend class full-time in person

(18 hours per week, Monday - Thursday).


Each of our classes is divided by skill level, allowing for smaller class sizes and more personalized instruction.

Students can choose the Day Program or the Evening Program

Student to pass from one level to the next after one session, depending on the student's skill level, grades, and attendance.


We also have optional weekly activities 

Day Program

Monday through Thursday

  • Reading & Writing                                9:30 am – 10:55 am

  • Grammar                                                  11:05 am – 12:30 pm

  • Speaking & Listening                         1:05 pm – 2:30 pm

    • or TOEFL Preparation (advanced level students only) 

Evening Program

Monday through Thursday

  • Reading & Writing                                4:30 pm – 5:50 pm

  • Grammar                                                   6:15 pm – 7:35 pm

  • Speaking & Listening                         7:45 pm – 9:05 pm


Required Documents

  • Copy of bank statement (less than 6 months old)

    • Statement must show $1,600 for every month the student would like to study

    • Affidavit of support, if the bank statement does not have student's name on it (included in the application)

  • A legible and valid copy of student's passport

  • A copy of student's F-1 visa

  • A copy of student's most recent I-20

  • Signed “Part One” of the Transfer Form

Application Process

  • Complete application

  • Pay CSE fees (application fee and first term of tuition)

  • Receive acceptance letter and transfer request form

  • Bring/send documents to the DSO at your current school (they will transfer your record)

  • Receive Initial I-20 from CSE

  • Take placement tests to determine your English level

  • Start classes on the next available start date after we receive your SEVIS record

  • Attend orientation at CSE & receive Active I-20

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Tuition & Fees

  • F1 Transfer Application fee (F1)                                      $75

  • F2 Transfer Application fee (F2)                                    $40

  • 2024 Tuition per term (1 term = 4 weeks)                 $695

*F1 Transfer Promotional Rate valid for the initial program length on a student's Form I-20 for up to 1 year maximum. With a program extension your tuition increases to $750.

CSE is the place to learn English and the school is affordable!"

Dita Martinsone

All teachers are very dedicated, professional, and very patient. "

Victoria Aguilar

It is a high quality school to learn English. Since the beginning all the people of CSE have been very polite and helpful."
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