International Student Admissions

International Student Admissions

 

International Freshmen

Freshman international students must have completed a recognized secondary program comparable to U.S. high school graduation requirements, and have academic records comparable to those required to meet the freshman admission criteria. Freshman international applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A TOEFL score of 500 (173 on the computer based test) on the paper based test

All admitted students must have sufficient knowledge of the English language to benefit from a program of study. All undergraduates whose first language is not English must take the test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL).


International Transfer Students

Transfer international students must have completed a recognized secondary program and meet transfer admission criteria. Transfer International applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Be eligible to return to the institution from which s/he is transferring;
  • Have earned at least a 2.0 GPA on all college work attempted; and
  • Have need for no more than one developmental course. Students in need of more than one developmental course will not be eligible for admission to Southern University.

All admitted students must have sufficient knowledge of the English language to benefit from a program of study. All undergraduates whose first language is not English must take the test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL).


All International applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • A score of 500 or above on the TOEFL(submit original)
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official /Original West African Examination Scores for students of West Africa
  • Current NOTARIZED Affidavit of Financial Support (Original)
  • Copy of Immunization Form
  • Copy of your resident card
  • Letter of Good Conduct

*Note: New Freshman International students from foreign institutions must have high school transcripts evaluated by the World Education Service (WES) or one of the following companies listed before submitting to the Southern University Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

Evaluation Companies for Foreign Transcripts

World Education Services, Inc.
PO Box 5087
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274
Phone: 212-966-6311
FAX: 212-966-6395
Email: info@wes.org
Website: http://www.wes.org

 

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
PO Box 92970
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-289-3400
FAX: 414-289-3411
Email: eval@ece.org
Website: http://www.ece.org

 

       
International Education Research Foundation
PO Box 3665
Culver City, CA 90231
Phone: 310-258-9451
FAX: 310-342-7086
Email: info@ierf.org
Website: http://www.ierf.org
  Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
International Education Consultants
PO Box 2488233
Coral Gables, FL 33124
Phone: 305-273-1616
FAX: 305-273-1338
Email: info@jsilny.com
Website: http://www.jsilny.com
 

 

       
National Association of Credential Services (NACES)
http://www.naces.org
  Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS)
http://uscis.gov/graphics/index.htm
 
 

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