Checklist - How to Apply as an International Student

The application process requires 7 simple steps listed below.

The Checklist is available in the following languages: Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese. Although the checklist is available in other languages, all forms MUST be completed in English.

How to Apply

Checklist for International (F-1) Applicants

  1. Apply online here or
    Download a paper version here (pdf)
  2. International Student Information Form
  3. Educational History Form
  4. Academic Records/Transcripts
  5. Demonstration of English Language Proficiency
  6. Financial Documentation - After downloading the required forms, please visit the Tuition and Fees page to find out the current sponsorship requirements for international students. You will have to send both the Declaration for Financial Sponsorship Form/Sponsor Letter and a current Bank Statement proving available funding.
  7. Copy of Biographical Page of Passport

Once all your materials are received then your application will be reviewed for admission. We will notify you of the decision and send an acceptance packet with the SEVIS I-20 required to apply for F-1 visa if you intend to study as F-1 student.

Transfer Students

As an F-1 transfer student, you will also need to request that your current school complete a transfer eligibility form. To learn more about transferring your status, click here.

Special Note - Dependents

If you will be bringing a spouse/child(ren) with you as Dependents (F-2 Status), you will be required to provide an additional $3,000 USD per dependent in sponsorship proof AND submit a Dependent Information Form.

Dual Degree Students

International students participating in a Dual Degree program through the Office of International Education, can view their admission checklist here. The admissions requirements and deadlines are slightly different than above for F-1 International Students; however, the forms are downloadable from the links above.

If you have questions regarding the admission process, please contact our International Student Counselor.

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