International students applying as an undergraduate or graduate student must submit the following:
Transcripts and Certificates of Previous Academic Work – International students who have attended or who are currently attending a U.S. post-secondary institution must submit official transcripts from all institutions. Students who have completed post-secondary coursework outside of the U.S. must submit these records for evaluation directly to either World Education Services or the American Association of Collegiate and Admissions Officers. The evaluation must be course by course.
Required Documents - Students must submit a copy of his or her current I-94, U.S. visa, passport ID page, and a letter/certificate of eligibility from the current U.S. institution indicating eligibility to transfer. International students currently holding a student (F-1) visa must also submit a copy of his/her I-20. International students planning to attend the institution as an online student must submit a Passport ID page or other official ID showing country of citizenship.
Proof of English Proficiency – International students must demonstrate a satisfactory level of English proficiency. Any student applying for a graduate level program must submit an official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score. The following TOEFL total scores are required for admission: 213 or higher (computer-based); 80 or higher (Internet-based); or 550 or higher (paper-based). Students who have taken the Internet-based TOEFL test should have no individual section score lower than 20. Students who have taken the IELTS should have a minimum overall band score of 6.5 and no individual score lower than 6.0.
Official Bank Statement - All applicants holding or intending to seek an F-1 student visa must submit a current official statement in English from the international student’s bank verifying the student’s financial resources in U.S. dollars for the entire cost of attendance for one year.
Financial Resource Statement – All applications holding or intending to seek an F-1 student visa must complete the International Student Declaration of Finances (PDF) form.
*The RN/BS Nursing Program does not meet F-1 Visa requirements.
Stevenson University’s School of Graduate and Professionals Studies have deadlines for international students that are applying due to the amount it takes to obtain a Visa. Deadlines are listed below.
- Application Deadline for Fall – May 1st
- Application Deadline for Spring – October 1st