International Students

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Applicants are invited to use our Online Application or the Common Application.

America's commitment to providing world-class educational opportunities to students from around the world is unwavering. Southern is especially dedicated to bringing talented international students to our campus. Enrolling talented international students makes us a stronger, global campus. The admission process is a collaborative effort between the Office of Undergraduate Admission and the Office of International Education.


International New Student Information

New Student Applicants are students who are in the process of completing secondary/high school or who have never attended a post-secondary college/university.

Application Requirements

The application process for international students is timely. It is highly recommended that you begin five months prior to the start of the semester you wish to attend. Please note that the fall semester begins late-August and the spring semester mid-January. Below is a checklist of application requirements:

Admission Requirements


International Transfer Student Information

Transfer student applicants are those who have attended a college/university.

Application Requirements

The application process for international students is timely. It is highly recommended that you begin five months prior to the start of the semester you wish to attend. Please note that the fall semester begins late-August and the spring semester mid-January. Below is a checklist of application requirements:

Admission Requirements

Transfer Credits

There is no limitation on how many credits will transfer to SCSU from your prior college/university; however, the following rules do apply:

Transfer Evaluation Form

(with description)


Information for All International Students

Process

Immigration

Once you have been admitted to the university, you will need to complete and submit additional information to the Office of International Education including, but not limited to the International Student Enrollment Form. Please contact Mr. Michael Schindel at schindelm1@southernct.edu or 203-392-5454.


Questions

If you have any questions not covered in the FAQ, please don't hesitate to contact the Admissions Office.

To learn more about the paperwork required to obtain your visa after you have been accepted, contact Mr. Michael Schindel in the Office of International Education at schindelm1@southernct.edu or 203-392-5454.