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Academic English Studies

AES Admissions

The Academic English Studies Program at Lewis & Clark is an English as a second language program for low-intermediate to advanced international students who want to improve their English before beginning an undergraduate or graduate program in the United States.

Admission Requirements

  • You must be 17 years of age or older;
  • You must have completed secondary school (high school);
  • You must have had two years of secondary or university level English language study.
  • You must have a B or 80% grade point average or equivalent on both secondary and university transcripts, and on transcripts and grade reports from other intensive English programs.  You must also have a history of strong attendance in all terms.


How Do I Apply?

  1. Fill out an application form.  NOTE:  If you would like to apply for the Dallaire Scholarship, please refer to the Dallaire Application Page.
  2. Send us copies of your high school or university transcripts, providing proof that you have completed at least two years of high school or university-level English language classes.*
  3. Complete the Certificate of Financial Responsibility and submit a recent bank statement or a copy of your scholarship award/financial guarantee document.
  4. Send us a copy of your passport, showing your birth date and the correct spelling of your name.

* You may be asked to give a writing sample to further determine academic readiness.

Fax: 503-768-7320


Mail: 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, MSC 125, Portland, OR 97219 USA.

NOTE: Applicants interested in both the English and the undergraduate program must fill out the undergraduate application. Here is a link to the on-line application: Undergraduate Application

Apply Here:

On-Line Application Form

Paper Application (PDF)

To request more information from AES, click here.