International Application Instructions

International applicants (students requiring a F-1 or J-1 visa) should submit the materials required for all applicants.

Admission to the University as a degree candidate is granted only after all admissions materials have been received and all minimum standards have been met. A complete application file includes:

  • A completed, signed application
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended
  • 40 units of transferable credit
  • 3 years of full-time work experience
  • 2.0 GPA minimum
  • Apply Online: Create an account, then start your free application. You may save it for completion later.

In addition, international applicants are required to submit:

  • International Student Supplement (part of the online application)
  • A TOEFL minimum score of 173 for the computer-based test or 61 for the internet-based test is required for international students whose primary language is not English.
  • Transcripts/Credentials evaluated by one of the following approved transcript evaluators:
  • Certificate of Finances and supporting financial documentation (e.g., bank statement, scholarship award letter must be current within three months and show U.S. dollar equivalent amount to cover expenses, tuition, books, and health insurance for at least 12 months or length of program).
  • Scan or photocopy of biographical page from your passport and your dependents’ passports (if you will bring dependents)
  • SEVIS Transfer Eligibility Form (only F-1 and J-1 transfer students now studying in the US)