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. Proof of English proficiency is required for all regular students from countries or schools where English is not the educational language. Applicants should provide results of a recognized test equivalent to at least the following levels of TOEFL scores:  61 (internet-based)/173 (computer-based)/500 (paper-based) for undergraduate programs, 71/195/525 for MBA, and 79/213/550 for MS and DBA programs. The test should be approved by the University's English Department. If test results are 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 will be 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.