International Students

The University of Redlands welcomes applicants from around the world. In 2018, students from the following countries were enrolled in the School of Education:

  • Barbados
  • Canada
  • China
  • Ecuador
  • Maldives
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Ukraine

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International Applicants to the University of Redlands

The University of Redlands is an ideal location for international students looking to experience world-class education in culturally-vibrant and industry-rich California. With a broad range of academic programs, students gain expertise through cutting-edge theory and intensive practical experiences. Graduates from the School of Education have refined knowledge of educational justice and equity and thus enter the workforce exceptionally well prepared to make a difference in the lives of their students and communities in today's diverse landscape.

About the University of Redlands

The University of Redlands is a private, coeducational university founded in 1907. Our professors are leaders in their respective fields with interdisciplinary backgrounds, scholarly accomplishments, and real-world expertise. They care deeply about student success and are dedicated to mentoring Redlands students on their path to a rewarding future.

At Redlands, the average class size ranges between 16 to 24 students with 90% of classes having fewer than 30 students. This fosters a personalized environment for all students, allowing for deeper learning and more meaningful connections between peers and faculty members. 

Additionally, with more than 55,000 graduates in the Redlands alumni network, upon graduation, you will join a vibrant, tight-knit community that supports peer achievement of personal and professional goals. 

Where Our Students are From

The University of Redlands welcomes applicants from around the world, coming together to form a diverse student population with a wide range of academic, cultural, and professional experiences. Our tight-knit community cares deeply about educational justice, multiculturalism, and one another's success. 

The School of Education enrolled students from the following countries in 2018-2019:

  • Barbados
  • Canada
  • China
  • Ecuador
  • Maldives
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Ukraine

 

About the School of Education

The School of Education within the University of Redlands is guided by a strong emphasis on educational justice and multiculturalism. We have been at the forefront of preparing teachers, counselors, and administrators for educational leadership through top-ranked credential, master's, and doctoral programs. 

Our three academic departments offer enriching experiences both in the classroom and in the fieldwork that challenge our students to become innovative scholar-practitioners guided by the ideals of equity and access. Explore our School of Education departments and their associated graduate-level programs below.

Programs in the Department of Teaching and Learning

  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Education, Curriculum, and Instructional Design

Learn more about the academic programs in the Department of Teaching and Learning.

Programs in the Department of Leadership and Higher Education

  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Higher Education
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Higher Education - Student Affairs
  • Doctorate in Leadership for Educational Justice (EdD)

Explore the degrees offered through the Department of Leadership and Higher Education.

Programs in the Department of Counseling and Human Services

  • Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA) School Counseling, College Counseling
  • Online Master of Arts in Education (MA) in Human Services

Find out more about the programs in the Department of Counseling and Human Services.

International Application Process

The University of Redlands understands the unique needs of international applicants and our knowledgeable and caring team is ready to assist through every step of the process.

All international students studying in the United States require an F-1 or J-1 visa. Accordingly, international applicants should plan to apply no later than 13 weeks prior to the start of their intended academic start term. This typically allows enough time to submit transcript evaluation requests and other needed documentation and also have our Admissions Review Committee review the application and provide and official admission decision with adequate time for visa processing.

For international students whose primary language is not English, there is a required minimum TOEFL score of 213 for the computer-based test or 80 for the Internet-based test. An IELTS minimum score of 6.5 will also satisfy the language requirement.

In addition, international applicants are required to submit:

  • International Student Supplement (part of the online application)
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Certificate of Finances and supporting financial documentation
  • Scan or photocopy of biographical page from your passport and your dependents' passports (if you will bring dependents)
  • SEVIS Transfer Release Form (only F-1 and J-1 transfer students now studying in the US)
  • If you plan to bring a spouse, we must receive a copy of your marriage certificate in English.

Learn more about application deadlines for international students.

Imagine Your Future at the University of Redlands

The University of Redlands School of Education quickly becomes a home away from home to international applicants. It is a tight-knit community that cares deeply about educational justice, multiculturalism, and one another's success. Ready to get started? Request more information about our graduate education programs or get started on your application today!