International Students

 
 

First-Time Freshman Applicants

If you are working towards a bachelor’s degree, Admissions is where you need to start. Submit an application and one of your counselors will contact you to explain admissions requirements, academics, and scholarship information. Merit-based scholarships can be offered if the student qualifies.

First-time Freshman Applicants Admissions Requirements

TOEFL, IELTS scores are not required for applicants if English is your native Language

Applicants who have previously completed high school and/or college-level work in the US may also receive an English Proficiency waiver.

Additionally, if educated in a non-English speaking secondary school, you must submit a Course-by-Course evaluation of your secondary school work evaluated by a U.S. foreign credential evaluation service. (See recommended services below)  

All foreign transcripts (universities outside of the U.S.) must be evaluated by a and official evaluation company. A list of approved companies can be found on this page.  An official course-by-course evaluation must be included.

  • Secondary School Record (Transcript) in English 
  • Letter of Recommendation from a secondary school official 
  • ACT/SAT Results (if available)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores (Non-English speaking natives are required to submit) Required Minimum Scores: TOEFL: Paper – 550 Internet-Based – 80 IELTS: 7.0 
  • Certificate of Financial Support
  • Original certificate of national examination taken by the student (if applicable) 
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores Required Minimum Scores: TOEFL: Paper – 550 Internet-Based – 80 IELTS: 7.0

Transfer Applicants

Transfer Applicants Admissions Requirements

  • TOEFL, IELTS scores are not required for applicants if English is your native Language
  • Applicants who have previously completed high school and/or college-level work in the US may also receive an English Proficiency waiver.
  • Additionally, if educated in a non-English speaking secondary school, you must submit a Course-by-Course evaluation of your secondary school work evaluated by a U.S. foreign credential evaluation service. (See recommended services below) 
  • All foreign transcripts (universities outside of the U.S.) must be evaluated by an approved evaluation company.  An official course-by-course evaluation must be included.

 

Evaluation Companies for Foreign Transcripts

World Education Services, Inc.

PO Box 5087

Bowling Green Station New York, NY 10274

Phone: 212-966-6311

FAX: 212-966-6395

Email: info@wes.org

Website: http://www.wes.org

 

International Education Research Foundation

PO Box 3665

Culver City, CA 90231

Phone: 310-258-9451

FAX: 310-342-7086

Email: info@ierf.org Website:

http://www.ierf.org

 

Josef Silny & Associates, Inc. International Education Consultants

PO Box 2488233

Coral Gables, FL 33124

Phone: 305-273-1616

FAX: 305-273-1338

Email: info@jsilny.com

Website: http://www.jsilny.com

 

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.

PO Box 92970

Milwaukee, WI 53202 Phone: 414-289-3400

FAX: 414-289-3411

Email: eval@ece.org

Website: http://www.ece.org

 

National Association of Credential Services (NACES) http://www.naces.org

 

Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) http://uscis.gov/graphics/index.htm

 

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