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International Students

  • International applicants are students who do not hold United States citizenship or resident alien status. The Office of Admissions & Recruitment requires the following information from an international applicant to be considered for undergraduate admission.


    1. A completed admissions application with a non-refundable $35.00 application fee in U.S. dollars. To start an international payment for your tuition and fees through Flywire, visit umes.flywire.com.
    2. An official evaluation of all academic records (credential evaluation) from SPANTRAN.  Please request a course-by-course evaluation including a grade point average (GPA).  The evaluation should be accompanied by an official copy of each academic record.     

      SpanTran Request Form for UMES

    3. Official scores to confirm English proficiency IELTS (//www.ielts.org/), TOEFL (//ets.org/toefl) scores, or PTE (//pearsonpte.com/).  Conditional admission is not offered for applicants whose scores do not meet the minimum required scores or for those who do not have scores to submit.  The scores should be no more than two years old.
    4. An official copy of the test results from taking either the SAT I or ACT.
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      The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in the application.

      Office of Financial Aid  or Student Accounts.


    An international student will receive an 1-20 form only after acceptance to enable the securing of the proper visa from the offices of the American Consulates abroad.


    International students are encouraged to submit all required information well in advance, six months prior to the begin of the requested semester is recommended.


    Application Deadline for International Students:

    Fall Spring
    May 1 November 1


    More information & useful links:

    Instructions for International Admissions

    Certificate of Finance Form

    International Student Checklist

    Estimated fees for the 2018-2019 school years

    Maintaining I-20 at UMES