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To start your application to CSI fill out the form to the right and an International Admissions Representative will contact you soon.

Computer Systems Institute (CSI) accepts applications from in-state, out-of-state, domestic and international students. CSI is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. For questions about applying from abroad, changing visa status, or transferring from another U.S. school to CSI, call an international admissions representative today!

CSI does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, creed, religion, color, sexual orientation, political ideas, age, or mental or physical disability in admission, access to programs, or employment policies.

More Information for Prospective International Students

  • To start your CSI application or to request more information about our programs, fill out the form to the right and an international admissions representative will contact you soon.
  • CSI has three locations in Illinois: Chicago, Skokie, Lombard/DuPage, and three in Massachusetts: Allston/Boston, Charlestown/Boston and Worcester. See the campus listings page to view program offerings at each location.

To find out more about programs at Computer Systems Institute, click on the links below.

Business Career Program

The Business Career Program is based on the concept of total immersion and integration of the international student into the American business environment.  Students will grow their business terminology and learn concepts in social interactions, customer service, negotiations, meetings, telephone conversations, and presentations. 

Skill Building Programs

Skill Building programs allow students to learn specialized professional skills needed in the business world. Students can choose to enroll in the Customer Service Specialist program, the Hospitality Industry Professional program, the Administrative Assistant Professional program, the Small Business Administrator program or the Sales and  Marketing Program. Within each program, students supplement lecture with a required externship in various industry positions.

English as a Second Language (ESL)*

ESL programs are designed for students at all levels of language learning. Programs are divided into beginner, intermediate, and advanced groups. In each program, students will take courses on vocabulary and conversation, writing and grammar, and reading strategies.

Academic ESL*

For students with advanced or native English proficiency, CSI offers multiple English programs that explore the English language in an academic context. Academic ESL programs allow students to take courses in general writing, literature, or communication.

* Not Currently Accepting New Students in ESL Programs