Becoming an international undergraduate student at Concordia
To meet *international student admission requirements, the student must:
- Complete the free online application
- Be proficient in the English language as measured by TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). A score of 78 or above (TOEFL iBT test) or 6.0 or above (IELTS) is required for admission. Information on taking the TOEFL test is available at US Embassy or Consulate offices or online at ets.org/toefl. The IELTS can be found online at ielts.org.
- Provide high school transcripts (school's academic record of the student) with a grade point average indicating the student performed academically above average. If transcript is not in English, an additional transcript in English must be provided through World Education Services, wes.org. Original transcript must show the school seal or stamp, address of the school, and signature of the ranking school official.
- Take the ACT or SAT College Entrance Exam and have scores sent to Concordia. Visit ACT.org or collegeboard.com to find a nearby testing site.
- Submit proof of financial support that will meet the total educational and living expenses for the first-year of study at Concordia. Download Form
Additional Student Visa Requirements
To meet the requirements to receive an I-20 form from Concordia and apply for F-1 student visa status, the student must:
- Complete and send all application materials to Concordia University and be officially accepted.
- Be able to comply with the provisions of the Certificate of Eligibility to Study in the U.S., Form I-20. For more information click here.
Once a student receives their I-20 form from Concordia, they will need to apply for F-1 student visa status. Click here for more information on these next steps.
* An international student is one who is a citizen of a country other than the United States of America and who requires an F-1 visa status to engage in academic studies in the United States.