The international application deadline for the fall semester isMarch 15. International applicants are eligible for Early Action, which requires all application materials to be submitted by November 15. There is no application fee.
Request official copies of your academic records from all secondary schools and colleges in which you are currently enrolled or have previously attended. Academic records need to be in English and notarized.
Standardized Test Scores. Submit ONE of the following: SAT, ACT, 3 AP exam scores, 3 IB exams or IB Diploma (on track for the diploma), and 3 A-Level exams (predictive grades are accepted).
If English is not your first language, IELTS, TOEFL, GTEC, or Duolingo English Test scores are also required. IWU accepts MyBest™ scores for the TOEFL, in addition to TOEFL scores from a single test date. We do not require any SAT Subject Tests. Official copies of test score reports should be sent directly to our Office of International Admissions by the respective testing agencies. However, if a copy is mailed or emailed, it must be certified by a school official as an official copy of the original. A minimum IELTS 6.5 band score or TOEFL score of 80 iBT (Internet-based). A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 71% is required. Scores more than two years old will not be accepted.
Request one letter of recommendation in English from a teacher or college counselor who can attest to your academic ability and English language ability in terms of reading comprehension, listening and speaking.
A short personal statement is included in the application.
Family Financial Statement IWU practices a need-sensative admissions policy for international students. Upon meeting the required financial contribution of $10,000 USD per year, applications are evaluated without further consideration of ability to pay (need-blind). International applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships and are encouraged to submit the CSS Profile to qualify for need-based financial aid.
A video or Skype interview with an Admissions Counselor is strongly suggested but not required. We also partner with Initialview.