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International Students

We offer international students the experience of total immersion into American academic and cultural life. Our small class sizes, with a 16 to 1 student to teacher ratio, allow for individual attention. We also provide you with the academic and social support you need.

Admissions Requirements

Application for Admissions

Application fee of $50

SAT score of 960 or higher, ACT score of 18 or higher

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 (pencil/paper), 173 (computer-based), 61 (Internet-Based). Individual cases of students with lower scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee

Transcripts from non- U.S. high school or college(s) attended must be evaluated through InCred: International Credit Evaluations.

Financial Statement Document


The admission decision is made on each applicant as soon as all materials are received. Following notification of acceptance, the applicant is requested to confirm the intention to enroll by submission of a $50 tuition deposit. This deposit is applied toward the student’s tuition upon enrollment. In the event of notification in writing of withdrawal prior to May 1 (or December 1 for second semester), the deposit will be refunded in full.

Housing Process

• Fill out a Housing Application and Contract
• Housing deposit of $100

For more information, see Housing.


Name Office Phone Email Title Office
Office of Admissions 1-800-779-7366 or 641-673-1012 PAC 203
Madison Lantz 641-673-1342 Admissions Counselor