FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We accept students 17 years old and above. You must have completed high school or have a GED.

Yes, the visa you will need depends on your nationality and length of stay in the US. Upon your acceptance to the program, we will send you the paperwork necessary to apply for a visa. Please understand that the visa process takes time. Please expect no less than two weeks from your first contact with the visa department to an email saying your documents are in the mail. Additionally, if you are coming from Africa, Asia (except South Korea and Japan), or South America, it is recommended to plan 5 months in advance of your school to allow yourself time to receive your documents and make an appointment at the American Embassy in your area. This means it is recommended that you apply to your program of choice at least 5 months prior to its start date. For all other parts of the world, please allow AT LEAST 6 weeks from date of acceptance to the start of your school. You must contact the visa department when you have received your notice of acceptance.

No. All students must arrive in Orlando with their own health insurance that is valid in the United States and covers health costs incurred here and while they are oversees on outreach.

To learn about the schedule, facilities, meals, etc. read more here.

Campus housing is dormitory style. All single students are housed in rooms with anywhere between 5-10 people. Families and married couples are given their own room.

Pay online here. For other methods of payment, please contact the accounting office.

October - December, March and April are ideal months temperature-wise, with highs in the mid-80’s, and lows in the 60’s and 70’s. Jan and Feb are very sunny, but for short periods the temperature can dip below freezing and become quite uncomfortable. May - September gives us our typically HOT Florida weather, with high humidity and many days in the 90’s.

If you are a single parent or a couple with children planning on attending one of our training schools/programs please note that you are required to bring a Nanny with you to cover childcare for your child/children.

The cost for a nanny to join for a school is:
Lecture: $1,680
Outreach:  $1,500 (not including the flight overseas)