International Student

International student application deadlines are May 1 for fall semester and October 1 for spring semester.International Student – a high school graduate (or equivalent) or a student transferring from a college or university who is not a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident.

Requirements

Nebraska Wesleyan admits undergraduate international students based on:

  • the strength of their academic transcripts,
  • a minimum of a high school diploma/certificate of completion, and
  • a minimum English proficiency exam score, when English is not the student’s primary language.

Application Process

  • International student application deadlines:
    May 1 for Fall Semester
    October 1 for Spring Semester
  • Complete the free online application
  • Complete the Financial Certification Form which will be sent via email to you following the submission of your application.
    • Certified copy of high school and/or university transcripts (translated by a certified person)
    • Certified copy of high school diploma or certificate of high school completion (translated by a certified person)
    • Official score from one of the following English language tests, when English is not the student’s primary language:

      Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
      Institution code: 6470
      Minimum score: Paper test-525
      Computer test-197
      Internet test-71

      International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

      Minimum Score: 5.5

      Society of Testing English Proficiency (STEP) Eiken
      Minimum Score: Pre-1 Level

Mail Financial Certification Form, financial documents, transcripts, and other required materials to:

Dr. Melanie Armstrong
Associate Director of Admissions
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

For more information contact Melanie at:
402.465.2100
marmstro@nebrwesleyan.edu

Post-Admission Requirements

  • Upon acceptance at Nebraska Wesleyan University, international students must submit a $1,000 US deposit, which is applied to their first year tuition. The Office of Global Engagement will issue an I-20 form after the deposit is received. Additional information regarding the deposit and immigration documents will be included with the formal letter of acceptance.
  • To facilitate their cultural and linguistic adjustment, international students live in our residence halls. All students are required to live in campus housing until they reach senior standing or until they are 21 years of age.
  • International students are required to pay tuition, fees, room and board at the beginning of each semester.
  • International students are required to be continuously enrolled in a health insurance plan subscribed to by Nebraska Wesleyan University.
  • International students eligible for Nebraska Wesleyan University scholarships based on SAT scores should forward those scores to the Admissions Office if they wish to be considered.

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