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TESOL Certificate Program
Teachers College, Columbia University
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TESOL Certificate Program

How to Apply

How to Apply

Applying to the TESOL Certificate Program

Application Checklist

  • Completed application, including the personal essay
  • Current CV or resume
  • Official transcripts (a Bachelors degree or equivalent is required to attend this program.)
  • Official copies of language proficiency test scores (non-native English speakers only)
  • $50 application fee
  • $75 administrative fee (for international applicants only)

Applications will be completed through the slate system. A link will be provided here when application window opens.

International Students: Click here for important information.

Transcripts

Official copies of your transcripts should be sent to the address below. We will accept unofficial copies of your transcripts pending official versions.

TESOL Certificate Program
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W 120th Street, Box 66
New York, New York 10027-6696

Application Deadlines

International Student Application Deadline: April 1st, 2015
Domestic Application Deadline: May 1st, 2015

It will take up to three weeks to process the complete application.

Payment

  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • $75 administrative fee (for international applicants only)
  • $6,800 full tuition

If you are accepted, we require a $500 non-refundable deposit within two weeks of your date of acceptance.

We accept credit cards and electronic checks.

Click here to make a payment with a credit card.

For in person payment of tuition, checks will be accepted. Please make checks payable to Teachers College, Columbia University.

Contact Us

  • Application Information

    Attention Prospective Applicants: The application process for our TESOL Certificate Program is currently being revised. Our application link will be on our website in mid-December. 

    International Student Application Deadline: April 1st, 2015
    Regular Application Deadline: May 1st, 2015


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