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International Student Admissions Information

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APPLICATION andDOCUMENTATION DEADLINES
Semester Application
Deadline
Semester
Begins
Semester
Ends
FALL June 1 mid-August early-December
SPRING November 1 mid-January early-May
SUMMER March 1 early-June early-August

Please ensure all of your required documents (application, forms, etc.) are submitted by the dates listed above. Your admission credentials will be evaluated afterall your application materials are received.

Applicants will be notified by email of an admission decision. If admission is granted, a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20) will be sent 7-10 business days from the date of admission.

Information about ֱ̲'s class schedules can be found at theSchedule of Classes.

Questions?

Contact our friendly Undergraduate International Admissions Specialists to get answers to all your questions:

Landon Lejeune
318.342.5799
lejeune@ulm.edu


Admission Standards for InternationalFirst-Time Freshmen

High School Requirements

• Be admissible to a university in your country

Completion of a secondary program comparable to US high school graduation with a minimum 2.50 GPA; must include courses in English and Mathematics for scholarship consideration

Testing Requirements

Students MUST take the SAT or ACT to be admitted and qualify for academic aid. (Please send your SAT scores from the same email address as your admission account if possible. If you are not able to do so, please notify us via email so we may locate your scores and add them to your record.)

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Students MUST take an English Proficiency Exam

English Proficiency testing may be waived with a 640 on the EBRW portion of the SAT with a 1200 composite OR Your country is English Testing Exempt (See list for countries granted English Placement Exempt Countries)

SAT/ACT Required Scores

• SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing ≥ 500 (ACT 18)

• Math ≥ 510 (ACT 19)

*If your SAT EBRW or SAT Math meets the requirement, the other sub score can be a minimum of 430 on SAT Math (16 on ACT Math) or a minimum of 440 on SAT EBRW (15 on ACT English).

English Proficiency Testing Required Scores

Language Scores Minimum For
Admission
For ESL
Exemption
IELTS 6.5 7
TOEFL 79 100
DUOLINGO 100 120

Required Supplemental Items for International First-Time Freshman. *Documentation may be uploaded to your application for provisional admission. ALL Items must be received prior to admission.

High School Transcripts and SAT scores are only considered official when we receive the hard copy upon arrival.

1. $30 application fee.

2. Official transcripts from your high school mark sheets, completion certificates and any required national exam results for secondary school completion. (These must be translated to English)

3. Official SAT or ACT scores should be sent directly from ACT/SAT to ֱ̲.

4. ֱ̲ SAT school code is 6482

ֱ̲ ACT school code is 1598

5. Official TOEFL, Duolingo English Proficiency exam or IELTS greater than or equal to the minimum scores listed above

6. Statement of Financial Backing – establishes funding source and amount provided by source

7. Proof of Funding – This is the Bank statement or Bank letter that will accompany your Financial Backing Statement

8. Valid Passport

9. Submit immunization requirements to Medicat - check here for more information.

*Immunization records are required after an admission decision is made


Admission Standards for InternationalTransfer Students

Requirements for Transfer Students from a US Institution

• A transferable Associate Degree (AA or AS or AGS) or minimum 18 college-level academic hours with a 2.50 minimum GPA

• Must have completed a college-level Mathematics (equivalent to “College Algebra” or higher level) with a grade of C or better.

• English (equivalent to English Composition at US universities) credit from a U.S. accredited institution or an English proficiency exam if no transferrable English credit.

Language Scores Minimum For
Admission
For ESL
Exemption
IELTS 6.5 7
TOEFL 79 100
DUOLINGO 100 120

In addition, please provide a copy of your current I20 and fill out the

Requirements for Transfer Students from outside of US

• A transferable Associate Degree (AA or AS or AGS) or a minimum 18 college-level academic hours with a 2.50 minimum GPA. Academic record must be evaluated by a foreign credential evaluation service. We accept and .

• Must have completed a college-level Mathematics (equivalent to “College Algebra” or higher level) with a grade of C or better

• English proficiency exam (English Proficiency testing may be waived if your country is English Testing Exempt (See list for countries granted English exemption English Placement Exempt Countries)

Language Scores Minimum For
Admission
For ESL
Exemption
IELTS 6.5 7
TOEFL 79 100
DUOLINGO 100 120

Required Supplemental Items

1. Official transcripts from any university attended. If attended outside the US, we need an evaluation of the credits by an approved evaluation service (, , and ). Transcripts should be sent directly from the institution to the ֱ̲ Office of Admissions.

2. Statement of Financial Backing – establishes funding source and amount provided by source

3. Proof of Funding – This is the Bank statement or Bank letter that will accompany your Financial Backing Statement

4. Official TOEFL, Duolingo English Proficiency exam, or IELTS scores

5. $30 application fee.

6. Submit immunization requirements to Medicat - check here for more information.

*Immunization records are required after an admission decision is made

7. Valid Passport



Admission Standards for InternationalGraduate Students

For complete information about Graduate admissions for international students, please visit theInternationalGraduate Admissionspage. Please note that some graduate programs have earlier deadlines than the general admission deadline. Please visit theGraduate Programpagefor specific program admission and deadline information.


Approved Evaluation Services

•(WES) - Preferred for Graduate Admissions

•(ECE) - Preferred for Undergraduate Admissions

• - Discount available

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