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International Students

International Students Admissions

We welcome and celebrate International Students in the School of Education and the diverse experiences and perspectives they bring to the classroom.

The following graduate-level programs are available to International Students:

International Admissions

Our basic requirements:

  • English proficiency: If English is not your native language, we require the TOEFL (80 iBT; 20 on remaining sections) or the IELTS (6.5 minimum).
  • International Transcript Evaluation: All international transcripts must be reviewed by an accredited evaluation service to determine U.S. equivalency of the degree awarded and the institution awarding the degree. Applications will not be reviewed for admissions until the official review is submitted.
  • Find your program on our academics page for program specific requirements.

Submit the following application materials:

  • Application form​
  • Most of our programs require letters of reference. Please refer to your program page for program specific requirements.​
  • Official transcripts for all other undergraduate and graduate work (unless that work was completed at the University of St. Thomas)
  • Submit transcripts to: Graduate Admissions, University of St. Thomas, Box 5, 1000 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403​
  • Personal statement
  • Completed International Student Questionnaire
  • Financial Certification Form (PDF)
  • Official documentation of your financial support current within the last 3 months

Immigration paperwork:

  • A copy of the picture page from your passport
  • Copies of the picture pages from your dependents' passports, if they will be accompanying you on F-2 or J-2 visa status
  • Applicants who are already inside the U.S. must submit a copy of their current visa and a copy of their I-94 card.​
  • Applicants transferring an F-1 visa from another U.S. school must submit a copy of their most recent I-20 form and a SEVIS Transfer Form (PDF).​

Additional Resources:
For additional resources, please visit the University International Admissions Office.​