Instructions for completing the Common Application for Study America
Please download and have a PDF of the instructions below available during registration and submission of the Common Application for the Institute of International Education (IIE).
You should only complete the common application and send a confirmation e-mail to IIE. You should not submit the common application. Once submitted, no changes can be made to the application. IIE will review your application and contact you if any additional information is required, prior to submission.
Once each section has been fully completed, a green check mark will appear next to the section heading. You can stop working and save at any point during the process, and you will be able to return to your application. You do not need to fully complete a section in order to move forward.
Common Application Instructions
It is crucial that applications be carefully completed and fully documented. Incomplete applications will jeopardize the applicant's admission.
Please make sure that you have requested your SAT and TOEFL score reports to be sent directly to IIE from College Board and ETS respectively.
IIE's institutional code for College Board is 2326 and for ETS is 3828. The department name is D614 AEL.
Applicants MUST read all instructions carefully before completing the application.
Please DO NOT SUBMIT the Common Application. Once submitted, no changes can be made.
Begin the online application.