The university welcomes and encourages prospective international students to apply for admission.
International students are classified as students applying for admission to the University who will need to have or have a visa to enter the United States. Admission is competitive and requires:
- Application and essay;
- Secondary school official records with very good to excellent scores;
- Proof of English proficiency
Priority deadline for applications is January 15.
The minimum acceptable TOEFL score is the iBT total of 80 with subscores of 20 on speaking and writing. Information for testing can be found at www.toefl.org. Please see the University of St. Thomas international admissions website for additional acceptable testing formats.
In lieu of the TOEFL test or other English proficiency tests, completion of Level 112 at any ELS Language Centers facility will satisfy the English requirement for admission. For more information about ELS, please see www.els.com.
All international students must provide verified proof of sufficient funds to cover all educational costs for the first year of study and evidence that funds will be available for the duration of the degree.
The University of St. Thomas has international student scholarships available for students with outstanding merit. These scholarships are highly competitive. To qualify for consideration, students must apply to the University of St. Thomas, and submit a scholarship essay and recommendation letter by January 15. After the priority deadline, admission and scholarship applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case, space available basis.
For more information, or to arrange to visit, please contact:
International Recruiting and Admissions
University of St. Thomas 44C
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096.