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International Applicants

COVID-19 Updates

The Campus COVID-19 Response and other helpful information can be found on our COVID-19 Information for Applicants and Newly Admitted Students page. If you have been impacted by COVID-19, we encourage you to contact your proposed program of study regarding your specific situation.

Who Qualifies as an International Applicant?

International applicants are citizens or permanent residents of a country to which they intend to return other than the United States. International applicants may be in the United States on an educational, worker or visitor visa, or be residing in their home country.

Please note: International applicants who have filed an application for United States Permanent Residency, but have not yet been granted approval, are considered international applicants, but are not required to provide financial documentation.

When Should International Applicants Apply?

International applicants are urged to submit their application for admission ten months prior to their intended semester of entry.

What Is Required?

The following are requirements specifically for international applicants:

For additional requirements, please see the application instructions, the application checklist, and contact your proposed program of study office.

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