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International Students Admission Requirements
1) Complete your application online.(Click Here To Apply Now)
2) Get official transcripts of all non-U.S. high schools and colleges attended evaluated by an official U.S. Credential Evaluation Service. Send the results to the ASU Office of Admissions. International applicants must have the equivalent of an U.S. high school college preparatory diploma. A document-by-document evaluation is required for high school records including secondary certificates with examination results. A course-by-course evaluation is required for college/university records. World Education Services is our preferred credential evaluator and they can be reached at 212-966-6311 or www.wes.org. A listing of all recognized credential evaluation services is available at www.naces.org.
3) Request that all U.S. high schools or colleges/universities that you have attended or are attending, send your official academic transcript to the ASU Office of Admissions.
4) If you are not a college transfer student with at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours that can be accepted as credit at ASU, request that your official SAT or ACT scores be sent to the ASU Office of Admissions.
5) Request that official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores be sent to the ASU Office of Admissions if your home country’s official language is not English.
6) Complete the Certificate of Finances Form and return with verification of financial support to the ASU Office of Admissions. Such verification can be an official bank statement or a signed letter from a bank officer dated within the past six months verifying that you have at least $25,600 in U.S. funds or your country’s equivalent available for one year of tuition and expenses while attending ASU. After you have been approved for admission, a deposit to cover your first semester of fees in U.S. funds must be transferred into your ASU student account under your RAM ID before a Form I-20 will be released from Albany State University. The amount of the deposit will be determined after notification of approval and is based on the fee schedule for the academic term of enrollment.
7) If you are currently attending another college or university in the U.S. and wish to transfer to ASU, you will need to complete the items above that apply to you and send a copy of your current Form I-20, student visa, and I-94 to the ASU Office of Admissions. You will also need to have a Designated School Official (DSO) complete the ASU Transfer Clearance Form and have it returned to the ASU Office of Admissions.
8) Please provide proof of health insurance coverage that will cover you in the United States. You will be required to purchase health insurance in the U.S. if you do not have such insurance in your home country.
9) Required documents (other than official transcripts, test scores or credential evaluations) may be imaged and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 229-430-4105, or mailed to ASU Office of Admissions 504 College Drive Albany GA 31705 USA. Our office phone number is 229-430-4646.