International Students



Application Procedures

International students who are qualified academically, financially, and in English proficiency are encouraged to join the University community. Application priority dates are May 1 for Fall Semester and December 1 for Spring Semester.

Credentials required are:

    • A completed International Student Application
    • School Records:
      • Documentation of completion of secondary school. For incoming freshmen international students, official secondary school records are required.
      • An official school record (transcript) with English translation from all colleges or universities attended in the United States, home country, or other country.
      • Documentation of any English as a second language program attended.
    • English Proficiency measured by one of the following:
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 (paper test format) 213 (computer-based), 79 (internet-based), or either
        • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.5,
        • Pearson Test of English (PTE) with a minimum score of 56.
      • Two quarters or one semester of college-level English writing with grades of B or higher.
    • One academic reference from school officials or others in a position to evaluate the student’s ability to succeed in a baccalaureate program. In addition, transfer students from a U.S. college or university must have a reference from the international student advisor.
    • A completed International Student Declaration of Finances
    • Personal Essay on one of three topics listed on the application form.