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International Student Application Instructions (Non-U.S. Citizen)

International students (non-U.S. citizens) must fulfill the application requirements for the individual program of interest, as well as the following requirements.

Language Proficiency Tests

International applicants from countries in which English is not the native language must demonstrate their proficiency in English by taking one of theses exams within the last five years:

Official Academic Transcripts

If transcripts are in a language other than English, have a different grading system from the U.S., or are from a non-U.S. college/university, the original transcript must be submitted to a credential evaluation service. The original transcript should be submitted along with the official evaluation from the evaluation agency. The cost for credential verification and translation is the responsibility of the applicant. We recommend the following credential evaluation/translation services:

Affidavit of Financial Support

All international applicants who are applying for a F1 visa to attend a residential program must submit an affidavit of financial support , along with original documentary evidence (e.g., bank statements, fixed certificates of deposit, etc. within 6 months of receipt of the Affidavit of Financial Support to Graduate Admissions ). Affidavit will show enough readily available funds to meet all expenses (i.e., tuition, room, board, fees, textbooks, etc) for the first year of study as outlined below.

NOTE: If you are interested in obtaining a private educational loan, view our Graduate Loans information page.

US Entry Details for Visa Process

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Brenda Reid, Coordinator of International Student Services

Paying your Tuition Invoice

Note: University policy requires all international students to pay their invoice in full before the start of each term. International students do not qualify for a payment plan.

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