Special Information for International Applicants

Ithaca College encourages international students to apply and values the cultural diversity they bring to the campus community. The Office of International Programs provides cultural adjustment support, orientation to the United States, immigration and visa assistance, and other support services.

Proof of English Proficiency

All applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit official results of a test of English proficiency.  The recommended minimum score is 80 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), and 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing).  Applicants who have earned a bachelors degree at a college or university where English is the language of instruction may be exempt from the English proficiency exam requirement.

International Transcripts

Applicants who attended a college or university outside of the United States are required to submit official transcripts issued by the college or university in the original language. A certified English translation must accompany the transcript or diploma if the original language is not English.

Applicants to the M.S. in Speech Language Pathology and the M.S. in Speech Language Pathology with Teacher Certification who attended college or university outside of the United States must have transcripts evaluated by World Education Services

Application Deadlines

All application materials for international students must be received by the individual program deadlines.