International Students

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Requirements

International students with superior scholastic records are considered for admission as freshmen and as transfer students. An applicant whose native language is not English is required to submit a test score of 61 as the minimum acceptance level of performance on the Test of English as a Foreign Language, (TOEFL) IBT or 5.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

Students who have ACT/SAT-equivalent scores will be placed according to these scores. Students who have not had college-level English and/or Math must undergo placement testing.

 

Please submit the following before the deadline for the incoming semester for International Admissions:

  • Admissions Application and $25 application fee. (Check or Money Order)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (TOEFL/IELTS is waived with "C" or better in college-level English Comp I)
  • Notarized Affidavit of support and financial statement.  These documents must not be older than six (6) months prior to desired semester of enrollment
  • Official transcripts from colleges/universities attended in the United States
  • Official transcripts and authorized school records with a course-by-course listing of courses and grades received; such transcripts must have been evaluated by a foreign educational credential agancy, at the student's expense.  Recommended agency is World Education Services (WES): www.wes.org
  • Proof of required immunizations 
  • Copy of passport
  • Take the ACT/SAT test if under the age of 21
  • Please do not submit emailed documents to the Admissions Office

Application Deadlines (For students currently in the United States):

Spring Semester December 1 
 
(All supplemental documents such as official transcripts, test scores, application fees, etc. must be received by December 15 to be considered for admission)
 
Summer Semester May 1 (For transfer students only)
 
(All supplemental documents such as official transcripts, test scores, application fees, etc. must be received by May 15 to be considered for admission)
 
Fall Semester July 1
 
(All supplemental documents such as official transcripts, test scores, application fees, etc. must be received by August 1 to be considered for admission)

Application Deadlines (For students currently overseas):

Spring Semester November 1

(All supplemental documents such as official transcripts, test scores, application fees, etc. must be received by December 1 to be considered for admission for Spring)

Summer Semester April 1 (For transfer students only)

(All supplement documents such as official transcripts, test scores, application fees, etc. must be received by May 1 to be considered for admission)

Fall Semester June 1

(All supplement documents such as official transcripts, test scores, application fees, etc. must be received by July 1 to be considered for admission)


If complete documents are not on filed by this deadline, the application will be considered for the next scheduled registration period. The application must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $25.

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