Office of International Programs

Undergraduate International Admissions

Admission Requirements

The Office of International Programs must receive all required documents:

  • Official transcripts
  • Office diplomas
  • Proof of English language proficiency(unless you plan to attend the English Language Institute).
  • Statement of Purpose(if you graduated from secondary/high school more than two years ago and have not attended a college/university).

by the deadline for each semester as indicated below.

SemesterBeginningApplication Deadline
Fall  late August  May1
Spring mid-January October 1
Summer I,II,III May/June/July March1

If the required documents are NOT received by the deadline, your application maybe deferred to the following semester.

Graduate International Admissions

The Graduate School processes applications for international students as they are received. We recommend that students apply at least six (6) months in advance of the intended date of enrollment.International students may apply to begin their studies for the :

The Graduate School will process applications received after the six-month deadline. However, it cannot guarantee admission consideration for the intended date of enrollment.

Be aware of department deadlines
Each academic department has internal deadlines that need to be followed. Thus, we also recommend that students contact the academic department regarding such deadlines.

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