International Student Admission

All international applicants are required to provide the following additional documents:

  1. A photocopy of the passport or equivalent document*;
  2. An applicant's declaration of finances or sponsor's affidavit of support with a bank statement or a verification letter from an officer of the bank or other financial institution giving the present balance, which must equal or exceed the amount required for one year of study ($20,065)*;
  3. Applicants completing prior education abroad should provide the transcripts with notarized English translation and need to conduct transcripts evaluation with a member of American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Association of International Credential Evaluators, or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services;
  4. Proof of English proficiency is required for all students from countries or schools where English is not the educational language. Applicants should provide results of either TOEFL or IELTS tests with TOEFL (Internet Based) scores of 59 for BA and BS programs; 69 for MBA program; and 79 for MS programs or with IELTS overall band scores of 5.5 for BA and BS programs; 6.0 for MBA program; and 6.5 for MS programs. Equivalent results of other commonly recognized tests are also acceptable. If test results are insufficient or not available, proficiency will be evaluated on campus or on line. For proper students' placement, the University uses the following tests: a) Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency (MTELP); b) Comprehensive English Language Test Structure (CELT-SA); c) Comprehensive English Language Test Listening (CELT-LA); d) a composition writing; e) personal interviews (in some cases may be conducted by Skype). The tests are scheduled prior to registration.

*All documents must be accompanied by notarized English translation.

Foreign applicants applying from within the United States must also submit the following items:

  1. A photocopy of the I-94 Arrival-Departure record and the U.S. visa;
  2. A photocopy of all relevant documents from schools previously attended in the United States, including official tran­scripts of all academic work taken there.