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  • The PIE accepts applications from students who are at least 17 years old.
  • F-1 students must finish their secondary education (high school) before they start the PIE.
  • F-1 students are welcome to transfer from another intensive English program.
  • International students (with F or J visa status) must show proof of their ability to pay for their studies.
  • F-2 students may study part-time only.
  • Permanent residents and citizens of the U.S. may study full-time or part-time.
  • Visitors (with B visa status or from countries with a visa waiver) are welcome to study for one session, full-time or part-time.

Apply online now! No scores or transcripts are required.

Required to apply:

  • Completed online application
  • Copy of passport photo page
  • Proof of financial support (F-1 students only)
  • Nonrefundable application fee of 100 USD by credit card or money order

Please note: Admission to the PIE does not guarantee admission to IUPUI or any of its degree programs. To be an undergraduate or graduate student at IUPUI, you must make a separate (different) application.



The application deadline for students already in the U.S. is one week before the beginning of each session. Students coming from abroad on an F-1 visa should apply as early as possible. We recommend allowing at least 8 weeks to obtain an F-1 visa.