How to Apply

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have completed at least 45 credits of college level coursework with a preferred minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Non-native English speakers are required to have a TOEFL score of 550 or higher.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

Deadline to submit the WWU TESOL Application:

 

Current Western Student

Not a Current Western Student*

Last Day to Enroll in a “Trial” Course**

Fall

September 1st

March 1st

1st Day of Classes

Winter

December 1st

October 1st

1st Day of Classes

Spring

March 10th

January 15th

1st Day of Classes

Summer 

June 1st

March 1st

1st Day of Classes

* Applicants who are not a current Western student also need to apply to Western Washington University, see information in the “Prospective students not currently enrolled at Western” section below.

** Students may trial a TESOL course at any time by e-mailing TESOL@wwu.edu for additional information.

Students currently admitted/enrolled at Western

  1. Submit the TESOL Program Application.
  2. Once admitted to the TESOL program, you will be provided with registration information.

Prospective students not currently enrolled at Western

  1. Submit WWU Admissions Application, Transcripts and Fee.
  2. Submit the TESOL Program Application.
  3. Once formally admitted to Western and to the TESOL program, you will be provided details on how to register.

Cost

Additional information on program costs can be found on the Tuition and Fees page.

Refunds/Course Withdrawal

Courses follow the schedule of Western’s quarter. Be sure to check important dates and deadlines on the Registrar’s Office website.