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. Degree programs that are offered solely online are not available to International Students on F-1 orJ-1 Visa. These programs include: Corporate Communication, General Communication, Health Leadership - Health 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