CELE students are not required to have a personal faith in Jesus Christ, however, NU is a Christian university and CELE students are expected to follow the community lifestyle standards and attend chapel with NU students two times per week.
After arriving at NU, all CELE students take a Language Placement exam which will determine the course levels they will enroll in. Students must pass level 3 of each course AND pass the exit exam to graduate from CELE and qualify to matriculate into NU.
Students who pass CELE exit exams have conditional academic admission to NU. All NU undergraduate students must have personal faith in Jesus Christ. A TOEFL score is not required to enter NU after you complete CELE classes.
The CELE office will provide airport pick up at the Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEATAC) on a selected day. Upon acceptance to NU, the CELE office will contact you with information regarding arrival dates and orientation.