University Semester Abroad / How to Apply
If you recently scored at least a TOEFL 61 (500pBT) or IELTS 5.5 or PTE 43 or other comparable result in a test of English (such as the Cambridge Assessment), you may take up to 12 units* of undergraduate courses.
To take graduate courses (Master Level) you need to have a bachelor’s degree, currently attend a graduate program at your home university, and must obtain a minimum TOEFL of 80 (550pBT) or IELTS 6.5 or PTE 58 or other comparable result in a test of English (such as the Cambridge Assessment).
MyBest™ Scores TOEFL reports are acceptable. Please submit an online inquiry form, if you have questions about this requirement or other acceptable tests.
*Spring and Fall only
It's easy to apply, just submit an online application and upload the following items:
*English language requirement is waived for applicants educated in the following countries: Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Canada (no Quebec), Dominica, England, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grand Cayman Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland & Northern Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, New Zealand, Scotland, Sierra Leone, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitt, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, Virgin Islands, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
^Special Note for Applicants for Fall 2020
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we will process Fall 2020 applications even if applicants are unable to submit English Proficiency test scores and academic transcripts.
Qualifying Health Insurance is mandatory for all F-1 and J-1 visa students. For more information, visit Health Insurance
Note: The refund policy is subject to change at any time.
Requests for refunds are processed through the Extension and International Programs office. This process takes approximately six weeks. Allow up to six weeks for refunds via check. If you paid with a credit card, allow 7-10 days for your refund to be credited back to your credit card. Students who are dismissed from the program in mid-semester because of insufficient attendance or serious misconduct are not eligible to receive a refund.