Admission Requirements for International Students
If you are an international student applying for admission to a graduate program at APSU, you must submit the items listed below in order to have your application processed. Graduate programs that are not available to International students on F-1 or J-1 Visa include: Corporate Communication, General Communication, Health Services Administration, Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics, Regents Education, Human Resources Leadership, Training and Development and Strategic Leadership.
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International Student Application/Admission Checklist
|1.||Completed Graduate Application |
|2.||U.S. $25.00 Application Fee (in bank draft or US check payable to Austin Peay State University). |
Official copies of all transcripts, certificates, diplomas, and degrees must be translated and evaluated by Global Education Group or World Education Services; and forwarded to Graduate Admissions.
|4.||Official acceptable GRE Scores on the verbal and quantitative sections sent from the GRE center.|
|5.||Official TOEFL Scores (minimum score of 61 on the TOEFL iBT test, 500 on the paper-based test or 173 on the computer-based test), sent directly from the TOEFL Center -OR- Official International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam with a score of 6.0, sent directly from the center.|
|6.||Three favorable letters of recommendation (from undergraduate faculty members or others who can verify that you possess the academic ability to do quality graduate work.)|
|7.||Provide Certification of Freedom from Tuberculosis, proof of two immunizations with the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccines, proof of Hepatitis and Meningitis vaccines; proof of two varicella (chickenpox) vaccines; and provide proof of Medical and Hospitalization Insurance. |
|8.||If you are a transfer student from another U.S. college, university, or other school, you must have the college, university, or other schools send us a photocopy of your I-20 form/DS-2019 form, I-94 form, US Visa page, and passport information page along with Transfer Verification Form. |
|9.||Financial Support Statement with proof of resources (US $29,273*- $29,853* for 9 months or US $41,931* - $42,801* for 12 months. *All fees are subject to change. |
For dependents to be included on the I-20AB, add $3,500 per academic year for your spouse and $2,000 per academic year for each child. Spouses of F-1 visa holders are not permitted to work under any circumstances. Spouses of J-1 visa holders may obtain permission to work only for his or her and the children’s support.
Send the above documents to the following address:
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN 37044