International Admission

Exchange Students

In order to apply as an Exchange student, please submit the following documents:

  1. Advisor Recommendation: Please have your advisor at your home school complete the Advisor Recommendation Form.
  2. Application: Submit an undergraduate exchange application or a graduate exchange application.
  3. Official Transcripts: Submit official or certified copies of transcripts for all college/university education. All transcripts/marksheets must be submitted in English. In addition, if the student has only attended a college/university for less than one semester, transcripts from secondary schools will also be required.
  4. Exchange Student Registration Form: In order to register for classes, please complete the Exchange Student Registration Form. Your advisor must sign off on each course for approval. A list of available courses can be found on the Office of the Registrar's website. Once there, click on Search Classes on the top right. Classes for the next term will be available 60 days prior to the start of classes. Please DO NOT list courses from the course catalog as not all courses are offered every semester.
  5. Test Scores: Not required for students transferring from English-speaking countries and/or schools. Scores are required if student is transferring from a non-English speaking institution. Minimum scores are as follows:

    Minimum scores on English Proficiency Tests:

    TOEFL: iBT 79, PBT 550
    IELTS: 6.5
    Duolingo: 110
    Cambridge Assessment English: 176, C1 exam recommended
    PTE: 55
    MELAB: 75
    Step-Eiken: Grade Pre-1 (Japanese Students Only)

    English Language Test Requirement Exemptions

    There are four conditions for being exempt from taking a standardized test to demonstrate your English proficiency. If one or more of the four exemptions apply to you, please email us at We will work with you to waive the English requirements. Final exemption will be determined by the Admissions Office and the academic departments. Exemptions are not guaranteed.


    1. You have taken a full year of high school in the U.S.A., U.S. regionally accredited school overseas, or a first-language English country, and earned a C grade (or better) in one year of standard English (not ESL). This must be shown on your transcripts.​
    2. You have earned a C or higher on the IGCSE or O-Level English (first language) Exam​
    3. You have passed a full year of IB English Language & Literature or IB English A with IBDP1 HL with 4 or higher, SL with 5 or higher (not English B)​
    4. Completed at least 24 semester hours with a U.S. accredited university and earned a C- or higher in English Composition.