international

Who Is Considered an International Student?

At TSU, an international student is an individual of foreign nationality who will be entering or has already entered, the United States with a student visa.

With the few exceptions noted below, international students follow the same application process as any other first-year or transfer applicant.

Student Requirements

New/ high school students who completed 12 years of school need to prepare documents below. Application will only be processed upon receipt of ALL the below documents.

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Items Details
Admission Application Submit   Online Application
Application Fee Application fee by check card ( Click here for International Application fee payment   ), or in the form a Banker’s draft or Money Order for $78.00 U.S. Currency (no personal checks please)
Complete official records Slips/certificates/transcripts
High School Transcripts
English Language Proficiency,if required TOEFL: 500 paper based / 173 Computer based / 61 for internet base test or better
IELTS : 5.0
Official SAT or ACT test results (freshmen only) SAT score of 900 (Critical Reading and Math combined) or
ACT 17 (Composite)
Affidavit of financial support Downloaded and Completed   international-certification-financial  along with Bank Certificate/Bank Statement/Financial Guarantee -   Estimated amount must indicate $33,093 or more on financial form
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WITHIN U.S. OUTSIDE U.S.
Admission Application Online Application
Application Fee Application fee by check card ( Click here for International Application fee payment   ), or in the form a Banker’s draft or Money Order for $78.00 U.S. Currency (no personal checks please)
Passport Copy of the passport showing applicant information and US visa page Copy of the passport showing applicant information and US visa page
I-20 Form Copy of valid I-20 form from current college/university attending N/A
I-94 Card Copy of the current I-94 arrival/departure record N/A
Transcript(s) Official transcript(s) of current and all previously attended college/university sent directly to TSU All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an outside agency with a course-by course evaluation and grade point average calculation. Please refer to the list of TSU’s Approved Evaluation Services below;
Foreign Student Advisor’s Report Foreign   Student Advisor’s Transfer Report Formcompleted at the current college from which student is transferring N/A
English Language Proficiency,if required TOEFL: 500 paper based / 173 Computer based
/ 61 for internet base test or better IELTS : 5.0
TOEFL : 500 paper based / 173 Computer based
/ 61 for internet base test or better IELTS : 5.0
Affidavit of financial support Downloaded and Completed   international-certification-financial  along with Bank Certificate/Bank Statement/Financial Guarantee -   Estimated amount must indicate $32,734 or more on financial form
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Application Deadlines  Open
Test Exemption  Open
Required Immunization  Open
Insurance  Open
Full Time Student  Open
Online Class  Open