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English As A Second Language

Whether you’re preparing for an academic degree or simply want to learn English, La Roche University’s intensive ESL program will help you achieve your goal.

Upon arrival you’ll test into the program, and upon completion, you may continue your undergraduate or graduate coursework on the La Roche campus.

Application Requirements

  • A complete online application.
  • Secondary/high school transcript and diploma with notarized English translation
  • Post-secondary academic transcript, if applicable with notarized English translation
  • National Exam scores, if applicable
  • Copy of passport photo page
  • Affidavit of Support signed by your financial sponsor
  • Official Bank Statement of Sponsor
    • Must be dated within three months of the planned semester start date
    • Final balance should document the capability of your sponsor to cover the estimated expenses of one academic year
Additional documents required of transfer students:
  • Transcripts from all previous ESL courses
  • Copy of Current I-20
  • Copy of Current Visa
  • SEVIS Transfer Request Form

All documents listed above may be scanned and emailed as attachments to, faxed to 412-536-1188 or mailed to:

Office of International Admissions
La Roche University
9000 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237 USA

We’re Here to Help

If you have questions or need assistance during the application process, our International Admissions team is here for you. Contact us today: or 412-536-1279.