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:
- Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL) Cedarville Code-1151, Score: 80
- International English Language Test (IELTS) Score: 6.5
- English3 Proficiency Test
- Duolingo English Test: 115
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:
- International Consultants of Delaware
- World Education Services (WES)
- Academic Evaluation Services, Inc.
- International Education Research Foundation
Affidavit of Financial Support
All international applicants who are applying for an F-1 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, housing, food, 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
Brenda Reid, Director of International Student Services
- Phone: 937-766-7982
- Send Email
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.