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International Student Admissions Information

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Am I a freshman, transfer or graduate international student?

You are . . .

. . . an Incoming Freshman if you are an international student who has:

• completed a secondary program comparable to a U.S. high school graduation with a minimum 2.5 GPA

• demonstrated an English proficiency (TOEFL=61 Internet=173 computer or 500 paper test, IELTS=5.5 or Duolingo 85)

• have a minimum SAT score of 500 (ACT score of 18) in Evidence Based Reading and Writing or SAT score of 510 (ACT of 19) in math

• have an SAT composite of 1060 (ACT score of 21)

• have a completed Statement of Financial Backing form (signed and dated by both applicant and financial sponsor) and Understanding (also signed by student) and sponsor's bank statement.

• A valid passport is required for I-20 completion.

. . . a Transfer Student if you are an international student who has:

• completed an associate degree or a minimum of 18 credit hours and 2.5 GPA from an accredited school (if college or university work from a Non-US institution, a "course by course" evaluation will be needed)

• completed a college-level math course equivalent to “college Algebra” or higher math in the US institutions

• demonstrated English proficiency (TOEFL=61 Internet=173 computer or 500 paper test, IELTS=5.5 or a Duolingo score of 85) or from a TOEFL exempt country

• A valid passport is required for I-20 completion.

All students are encouraged to apply for admission even if they do not meet the above criteria. Such applications will be reviewed on an individual basis and evaluated to determine the likelihood of success at ULM.
 

…an Undergraduate Freshman if you are an international student who has graduated from a secondary program but have not pursued a baccalaureate degree

…an Undergraduate Transfer if you are an international student who has attended an accredited university program and has college level credits to transfer

…a Graduate Student if you are an international student who has earned a baccalaureate degree.

Please visit ULM's Graduate School Web site if you are interested in ULM's Master and Doctoral programs.

International Student Application Checklist

Apply for admission (application fee - $30.00 USD)

Freshman Students:

• Official transcripts from your high school and your School Leaving Certificate, marks sheets and National Examination scores required for secondary school completion

• Official SAT or ACT scores. SAT school code is 6482. ACT school code is 1598

• Official TOEFL or IELTS scores or Duolingo score of 85. ULM TOEFL code: 6482

• Statement of Financial Backing with a bank statement showing funds to cover expenses on Form I-20

• A completed Proof of Immunization form

• A valid passport is required for I-20 completion

Transfer Students: 

• Official transcripts from any university attended. If attended outside the US, we need a "course by course" evaluation of the credits by an approved evaluation service (WES or ECE)

• Official TOEFL or IELTS or Duolingo scores. ULM TOEFL code: 6482

• The Statement of Financial Backing with a bank statement showing funds to cover expenses on I-20

• A completed Proof of Immunization form

• A valid passport is required for I-20 completion

Graduate Students

For complete information about Graduate admissions for international students, please visit the International Graduate Admissions page. Please note that some graduate programs have earlier deadlines than the general admission deadline. Please visit the Graduate Program page for specific program admission and deadline information.

 

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