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Undergraduate International Admissions

International StudentsWhile the application process for international students can be difficult, we are here to make things as easy as possible. Here is an easy to follow checklist of things that should be submitted before an admissions decision can be made. This information can be submitted all at one time or in increments.

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION DEADLINES

Applicants for undergraduate studies should have all required materials submitted to the Office of International Programs by the following dates, depending on anticipated semester of entry:

  • Fall Semester: May 1
  • Spring Semester: October 1
  • June summer session: March 1
  • July summer session: April 1

 


FRESHMAN STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Step 1: Apply for undergraduate admissions and submit $70 application fee. Applications will NOT be processed without payment of this fee. 

  • Step 2: Official transcripts* from your high school or secondary institution. Leaving certificates are acceptable as well.
    *If the MUW Office of Admissions is unable to adequately evaluate your transcript(s), you may be asked to have them evaluated by an outside source such as the World Education Services (www.wes.org). To help the process along, we recommend you have your transcript(s) evaluated by WES before applying to MUW.*

  • Step 3: Offical TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE* scores and ACT (18 or higher) or SAT (860 or higher) scores.
    *English proficiency exam scores are not required if a student graduated from a high school where English was the language of instruction or if English is their country's official language.*

  • Step 4: Statements of Financial Backing and Support Form. Bank statements should be provided along with this form.

  • Step 5: Student Health Agreement Form. Students must have proof of two (2) vaccinations for measles, mumps, and rubella & one (1) chest x-ray.

All Applicants must provide either original or true certified copies of transcripts, diplomas, or certificates of all previous secondary and post-secondary academic studies. This documentation must be certified and translated into English.

The United States Immigration & Naturalization Service requires that applicants show financial proof to meet the cost of study prior to the issuance of the I-20 form. The cost includes non-resident tuition, fees, room, meals, books, insurance, international student orientation fee, and estimated expenses.


 

TRANSFER STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Step 1: Apply for undergraduate admissions and submit $25 application fee. Applications will NOT be processed without payment of this fee. Beginning July 1, 2017, the application fee will be $70. 

  • Step 2: Official transcripts* from any post-secondary institution that you have attended. Students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average on all attempted coursework.
    *If the MUW Office of Admissions is unable to adequately evaluate your transcript(s), you may be asked to have them evaluated by an outside source such as the World Education Services (www.wes.org). To help the process along, we recommend that you have your transcript(s) evaluated by WES before applying to MUW.*

  • Step 3: Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE* scores and ACT (18 or higher) or SAT (850 or higher) scores.
    *English proficiency exam scores are not required if a student graduated from a high school where English was the language of instruction or if English is their country's official language.*

  • Step 4: Statements of Financial Backing and Support Form. Bank statements should be provided along with this form.

  • Step 5: Student Health Agreement Form. Students must have proof of two (2) vaccinations for measles, mumps, and rubella & one (1) chest x-ray

(Click "Forms" from the menu to access all required forms for admissions.)

All Applicants must provide either original or true certified copies of transcripts, diplomas, or certificates of all previous secondary and post-secondary academic studies. This documentation must be certified and translated into English.

The United States Immigration & Naturalization Service requires that applicants show financial proof to meet the cost of study prior to the issuance of the I-20 form. The cost includes non-resident tuition, fees, room, meals, books, insurance, international student orientation fee, and estimated expenses.

 


INFORMATION REGARDING LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

Language proficiency exam requirements for undergraduate admission:

  1. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Paper-Based Minimum Score 525

  2. TOEFL Computer-Based Minimum Score 197

  3. TOEFL Internet-Based Score 71

  4. IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems) Minimum Score 5.5

  5. PTE (Pearson Test of English) Minimum Score 48.

Note: Information about the TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE can be found at this website: www.examenglish.com.

 

Students do not have to submit English language proficiency exam scores if any of the following criteria apply:

  1. They are graduates of a U.S. high school and submit appropriate ACT or SAT score

  2. They have completed six semester hours of sophomore level English courses at an accredited U.S. college or university

  3. They have earned a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university

  4. They are citizens of a country where English is the first language

  5. They have graduated from a high school, college, or university where English is the language of instruction