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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.  

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Tuition & Fees

  • F1 Transfer Application fee (F1)                                                    $75

  • F2 Transfer Application fee (F2)                                                  $40

  • 2024 Tuition per term (paid every 4 weeks)                          $695

  • Annual Resource Fee (paid once per year)                              $75

*The F1 Transfer Promotional Rate is only valid one time, for the initial program length on a student's Form I-20 for up to 1 year maximum. 

If you later extend your program or transfer in a second time your tuition increases to $770.


As a full-time student, F1 visa holders take 18 hours of classes per week. Students take 3 classes per day, Monday through Thursday.

  • Reading & Writing                                

  • Grammar                                                

  • Speaking & Listening   

    • or TOEFL Preparation (advanced level students only) 


Each of our classes is divided by skill level, allowing for smaller class sizes and more personalized instruction. Students are enrolled in a track, depending on their current English levels and class size.

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Start Dates 

Colorado School of English is an open-enrollment school. We have term start dates every 4 weeks. Once an F1 student's SEVIS Record is transferred to our school, they must start classes on the next start date.

Program Lengths

Students can choose how long they would like to study at CSE.  Depending on their current English level, they can study with us for up to 3 years in order to reach their English language goals. 

Students pass from one level to the next after one session, depending on their academic standing.

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

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

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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