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Admission Requirements

With the few exceptions noted below, international students follow the same application steps as other first-year or transfer applicants. We are familiar with the educational systems of most countries and will consider your application within the context of your educational environment.

On the application, please write your name as it appears on your passport. If the name on your academic record is different from that on your passport, enter the name from your academic record in the “Preferred name” section. All international applicants must provide a permanent, physical mailing address (that is not a post office box).


Please click on each option below to learn about additional requirements for international students.  

Academic Records

International applicants must provide official copies of academic records from all secondary, pre-university program, and colleges/universities attended. 

  • Have all academic records sent directly from the schools (whever possible).
  • All documents must be in English or have a certified English translation.  
  • Send external examination results or predicted results.  Examples: predicted IB results, GCSE/IGCSE results, WAEC results, etc.
  • Explination of educational gaps larger than 13 months.
  • Submit any additional documents requested by the Concord University Office of Admissions
Transfer international applicants are required to submit:

Students who have attended an international college or university must submit an official transcript evaluation from WES (World Education Services) or ECE (Education Credential Evaluators).  

 

English Proficiency

All international applicants looking to enroll directly into an undergraduate program must demonstrate English proficiency in the following manner:

  • SAT ERW Score of at least 470 or
  • ACT English score of at least 15 and Reading score of at least 18 or
  • TOEFL iBT score of at least 60 or
  • IELTS band of at least 6.0 or
  • Duolingo English Test score of at least 52 or
  • GTEC score of at least 1095 or
  • Eiken scores of at least 2A or
  • iTEP score of at least 3.5 or
  • ​Successful completion of an Intensive English Program 
​Applicants may still be admitted without these minimum scores.  For those who do not demonstrate English proficiency, Concord University will required students to enroll in English language courses taught by our ESL department.

 

Exchange Students
The J-1 Visa offers cultural and educational exchange opportunities between Concord University and approved global partners.  

Requirements:
  • Non-Degree Application
  • Copy of current passport
  • Proof of funding - bank statement showing at least $15,000 USD
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