International Student Applicants

Applicants whose prior education is from a country other than the United States, whose primary or first language is not English or who submit international transcripts are considered international applicants.  These applicants must meet the following SJP_6806-Mrequirements, in addition to meeting general admission requirements: 

  • Provide the Admissions Office with an official evaluation of transcripts from universities outside the U.S. by one of the international credential evaluation services listed below. 
  • Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score taken within 5 years.  The official score report of the TOEFL must be from the Educational Testing Service.  Admission criteria includes a TOEFL score of 100 (Internet based TOEFL) as well as minimum scores of 20 in each of the subtests in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

  • If requested by the Admissions Office, provide a recommendation from a teacher, employer, or professional acquaintance addressing the applicant's ability to converse in, write, and understand the English language.

  • Participate in an interview, when requested, with an admission advisor and/or complete an on-site writing assignment.

Please note:  Applicants should contact the Admissions Office to request information regarding transcript submission and evaluation. The International applicant deadline is December 1.  F-1 students cannot be considered for online degree programs.

Provide the following items upon acceptance, if required to process a student visa:

1. Proof of financial ability

2. Visa clearance form from the last college attended, verifying that the student has remained in status