International Graduate Applicants
Applicants for Graduate International Study must submit the following:
- Completed Application Form [pdf] or Online Application. The application must be signed and dated and all required information must accompany the application when it is submitted.
- Non-refundable application fee of US $30 payable to St. John Fisher College
- Course by course credit evaluation for their college transcripts from an approved international transcript evaluation service such as World Education Services
- Results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if a student's first language is not English. The minimum acceptable score on the TOEFL is 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) for graduate study. For the Internet-based test, an applicant will need to score at least an 80, with the minimum section requirements of 20 in reading, listening, speaking, and writing. Note: Foreign students who have received their undergraduate degrees from institutions in the United States are exempt from the TOEFL.
- Required test scores for specific Graduate Programs (GRE or GMAT)
- Submission of Personal Goals Statement
- Two letters of recommendation
- A current résumé
Once the items above have been received, an admissions decision can be made.
Additional items required for Accepted International Applicants:
- Non-refundable enrollment deposit payable to St. John Fisher College.
- Accepted international applicants must complete and submit the New International Student I-20 Application [pdf] and the Statement of Financial Support/Certificate of Finances [pdf] documents certifying availability of adequate financial resources to cover a minimum of one year's financial expenses, which include tuition, room & board, fees, books, and miscellaneous expenses. Upon acceptance, international applicants will receive additional information regarding these specific documentation requirements.
- The documentation submission deadline for international applicants is June 1 for fall admission (classes begin in September) and August 1 for spring admission (classes begin in January), unless currently in the U.S. in valid F-1 student status. Details and important timeline considerations for international applicants are available on the International Student Services site.