University of Arkansas | Graduate School & International Education
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Spring International Language Center at the University of Arkansas, in partnership with World Learning and the U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network, is pleased to offer 3-week EducationUSA Academy programs.


A quality educational opportunity, an amazingly beautiful campus, and warm southern hospitality are waiting for you at the University of Arkansas.


  • International high school students (currently enrolled or recently graduated), ages 15-17 at the time of the summer program;
  • Have at least three years of middle to high school English language study
  • Be mature and self-disciplined, with a commitment to active participation in the Academy and its programming;
  • Be non-native English speakers and reside outside the United States;
  • Have sufficient personal funds to cover program fees and international airfare.

Things to Prepare Before Applying

  • Statement of Financial Support. A bank statement, affidavit of support, or other documents demonstrating financial support.
  • Copy of the first page of your passport.
  • Essay. In 500 words or less, submit a well-written essay that tells us the following:
    a. Why you are interested studying in the USA, and the University of Arkansas?
    b. What unique qualities/experiences do you have that make you a good candidate for this program?
  • School transcript, showing English courses taken.
  • Name, school, and contact email for two teachers. One must be an English teacher from your high school or from another language school, that knows you well and can accurately explain your English level. The other can be from any teacher that knows you well.
  • Signed Program Release Forms that you may download here.

Tentative Session Date

June 17 - July 8, 2017

Deadline to Apply

May 20 2017


“I want to express a high attitude to all the staff members who cared, supported and loved us during these three weeks!!! I love you!!! Program orientation was very warm and everybody hosted and treated us so well!”

Student from Indonesia

“[The program] even exceeded my expectations. You managed to make us feel at home. We learned a lot of things and the best of all thanks to you we feel as we have a new family.”

Student from Pakistan

We look forward to having you join us for your EducationUSA Academy experience!

Spring International Language Center


1 University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR  72701