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International Student Application Deadlines*

Term Deadline
Summer 2012 March 2, 2012
Fall 2012 June 29, 2012
Spring 2013 November 2, 2012

*Application and required documents must be received by this date.

International Student Admission Requirements

TOEFL * Required Score
Paper Based 500 or above
Computer Based 173 or above
Internet Based 61 or above
*TOEFL ( Test of English as a Foreign Language) must have been completed within the last two years and be submitted to JSU directly from Educational Testing Services.
IELTS ** Required Score - 5.5 or above
**IELTS ( International English Language Testing System) test scores must be sent directly to JSU by IELTS. IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.


In lieu of taking the TOEFL or IELTS, an International Student may take the ACT or SAT and be admitted once meeting the following scores.
Test Required Score
ACT Conditional Admission
17 - 19 (Composite)

Unconditional Admission
20 and above (Composite)

(minimum of 14 on the English Sub test)
SAT Conditional Admission
830 - 940 (Combined Critical Reading and Math)

Unconditional Admission
950 and above (Combined Critical Reading and Math)

(minimum of 350 on the Critical Reading Sub test)

In addition to the test score requirement, an international student must present proof of secondary school graduation. All secondary school documents must be evaluated by an approved evaluation agency listed in the Undergraduate Catalogue. This evaluation must be mailed to JSU directly from the evaluation agency.

International Student Financial Statement (ISFS) - International Students must also complete and return the ISFS to be admitted.


For detailed information on International Student Admissions, please consult the Undergraduate Catalogue.

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