Undergraduate

International Students who have completed higher secondary education, have been conferred a high school diploma and have never attended college/university are considered freshman for admissions.

Admissions Requirements 

  • Application form and Application Fee $35.00.
  • High school GPA of 2.0/4.0 (US grading scale).
  • Copy of Passport.
  • Copy of financial document (financial statement and letter) stating a balance of at least $30,500.
  • If credentials are in a language other than English they must be translated by the institution itself or approved translation services.
  • At least one standardized test score such as ACT/SAT/ TOEFL/ IELTS/iTEP/PTE.
  • Proof of English Proficiency. (In addition to TOEFL/IELTS/iTEP/PTE, the ACT/SAT can satisfy proof of english proficiency requirement).

Admissions Steps

  • Complete Application form
  • Pay application fee of $35.00 online.
  • Submit official copy of high school transcript and diploma in issuing institution’s sealed envelope.
  • Submit a copy of passport.
  • Submit a copy of financial document (financial statement and letter).
  • Submit at least one standardized test score such as ACT/SAT/ TOEFL/ IELTS/iTEP/PTE.
  • Submit proof of English Proficiency score.

Mail your documents to:

  • International House, 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL-36265 Or/And
  • Email documents intladmissions@jsu.edu  

International Students who have attended college/university for a bachelor’s degree or diploma course after completion of Higher Secondary Education are considered transfer students for admissions. Even if you have attended college for one semester, you should apply as a transfer undergraduate.

Admissions Requirements

  • Application form and Application Fee $35.00.
  • High school GPA of 2.0/4.0 (US grading scale).
  • College GPA of 2.0/4.0 (US grading scale).
  • At least one of the standardized test score (if transferring less than 24 credit hours)
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • Copy of financial document (financial statement and letter) stating a balance of at least $30,500.
  • If credentials are in a language other than English they must be translated by the institution itself or approved translation services.
  • Course-by-Course evaluation report on any international coursework completed at the College/University level. JSU accepts transcript evaluated by any NACES member agency. https://www.naces.org/members

Admissions Steps

  • Complete Application form
  • Pay application fee of $35.00 online.
  • Submit a copy of high school transcript and diploma.
  • Submit official copy of college transcript in issuing institution’s sealed envelope.
  • Submit Course by Course evaluation report if the course work is from outside of the United States.
  • Submit a copy of passport.
  • Submit a copy of financial document (financial statement and letter) stating a balance of at least $30,500.
  • Submit a proof of English Proficiency score.
  • Submit at least one of the standardized test score (if transferring less than 24 credit hours)
  • If you are a transfer from another U.S. institution, contact your International Student Advisor and submit a Transfer Clearance form.

*Please check with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) for a complete list of service providers. https://www.naces.org/members

Mail your documents to:

  • International House, 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL-36265 Or/And
  • Email documents intladmissions@jsu.edu

International Students who will be attending JSU for a semester or a year as non-degree seeking students are considered exchange students. International Students from JSU’s partner institutions are welcome to apply as undergraduate students once they receive approval from their home institutions.

Admissions Requirements

  • Application form and Application fee of $35.00. Email intladmissions@jsu.edu to check on waiver of this fee.
  • College GPA of 2.0/4.0 (US grading scale).
  • Nomination letter from home institution/university.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • Copy of financial document (financial statement and letter) stating a balance of at least $30,500. Amount to be shown on the financial document will vary based on the agreement signed between student’s home institution and JSU.
  • If credentials are in a language other than English they must be translated by the institution itself or approved translation services.

Admissions Steps

  • Complete Application form
  • Pay application fee of $35.00 online. Email intladmissions@jsu.edu to check on waiver of this fee.
  • Submit official copy of college transcript in issuing institution’s sealed envelope.
  • Submit a copy of nomination letter from your home institution/university.
  • Submit a copy of passport.
  • Submit a copy of financial document (financial statement and letter).
  • List of approved courses to be taken at JSU. Students will need to consult with home institution and send the list of Course Names, Codes and Sections of at least 8-10 courses. View the JSU Class Schedule for a complete list of courses being offered at JSU.

Mail your documents to:

  • International House, 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL-36265 Or/And
  • Email documents intladmissions@jsu.edu

International transient students are non-degree-seeking students at JSU, taking courses for personal enrichment and/or to transfer to the institution where the degree is being pursued. International transient students planning to transfer JSU credits to another institution should consult the appropriate dean or registrar to determine the acceptability of the JSU work to the institution where the degree is being pursued.

Admission Requirements 

  • Application form and Application Fee $35.00.
  • Official transcript
  • Copy of passport and visa page
  • Letter from Designated School Official (DSO) at current institution verifying the immigration status and stating that the immigration record is to be maintained by that institution
  • Transient support letter from advisor

Admission Steps

  • Complete Application form
  • Pay application fee of $35.00 online.
  • Submit official transcript. (Transcript must be sent directly by the current institution)
  • Submit a copy of passport and visa page.
  • Submit Transient letter from advisor and Letter from DSO.

Mail your documents to:

  • International House, 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL-36265 Or/And
  • Email documents intladmissions@jsu.edu  

Complete this application if one of the following is true:

  • You were admitted to JSU for a previous term, and did not attend.
  • You have only attended JSU as a dual enrollment student.
  • You have previously attended JSU and earned credit as an undergraduate student.


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