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, you may take up to 12 units* of undergraduate courses. Permission to take Open University classes is subject to a placement test and other conditions.
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.
*Spring and Fall only
It's easy to apply, just submit an online application and upload the following items:
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.