American Language Institute

How to Apply to ALI


Step 1

First Time Users

Step 2 

  • Select FIRST-TIME USERS: Create an account to start a new application.

Step 3 

  • Register your account.
  • Enter email address, first name, last name, and birthdate.
  • Then hit CONTINUE. 

Step 4 

  • UToledo will send a pin number to the email in step 3.
  • Go to your email.
  • Copy and paste the pin number and place it into your application.

Step 5 

  • Create a password (pay attention to the password requirements).

start applicationStep 6

  • Click on Start a New Application.

Step 7  

  • Choose International Application 2023.
  • Create application.

Step 8

  • In the next menu, choose International Application 2023.
  • Open application.

Step 9

  • Complete the following sections:
    • Personal Information
    • Enrollment Information
    • Academic History
    • Disciplinary History
  • If your answer is NONE to any of the questions, type NONE or your application review will show as incomplete.) 
  • Enrollment Information Start DateUnder the Enrollment Information section, choose the term you want to start. 
  • See the term start dates on the ALI Calendar.

Step 10 

Signature and Review 

Once your application is complete, you will need to pay a $40 application fee with a credit card. Then someone from our International Admissions team will reach out to you with further information on your next steps and the documents needed.  They will then issue an I-20 that you may take to your embassy interview. 

Last Updated: 3/21/23