Applications for International Students

To apply as an international student, click on the tabs below for applications and instructions. There is no application fee for international students. To apply as an international student one must be a citizen of a country other than the United States.

Online Application        |         Paper Application

Tuition

Visit this page for detailed information about the requirements of the undergraduate application.

Components
Direct Admission
Conditional Admission
Int'l Student Application Required Required
Transcripts Required Required
Financial Certification Required Required
Passport Photo Page Required Required
Results of TOEFL or IELTS Required Required in most cases
Essay or Writing Sample Required Optional
Recommendation Required Optional
SAT/ACT Optional Optional

Direct Admission is offered to students who are qualified to study in the undergraduate program and not required to first complete an English or pre-academic program. You may use either the Saint Michael's College Application or Common Application to apply for direct admission.

Conditional Admission is offered to students who, before they can enroll in the degree program, must complete an English-language or pre-academic program or submit the necessary language test results. You may use the Saint Michael's College Application to apply for conditional admission.

Scholarships

Merit-scholarships are available for undergraduate students. Please visit this page for more information.

What Happens After You Apply

Your application and supporting materials will be forwarded to the Admission Committee for consideration. We will contact you should we have any questions or require additional materials. Within two weeks (but usually sooner) of receiving the application, we expect to provide you with a decision.

If your application is successful, we will send you an official acceptance letter, usually by email.   A $500 USD deposit is required to secure your place in the program.  Upon receipt of your enrollment confirmation, financial certification and a copy of your passport, we will send you admission documents including an I-20 form, which you will need to obtain a US student visa.

Online Application       |      Paper Application

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Completing International Applications for Post-Graduate Study

International students should follow admission procedures for the program to which they are applying:

MATESOL    |    Clinical Psychology    |    Education

In addition to completing an application, international students must:

  • Submit a bank statement or financial certification from employer verifying that you have sufficient financial resources to provide for academic and personal expenses while attending Saint Michael's College.

  • Submit a photocopy of your passport page showing the correct spelling of your name and the date of birth. (I-20's cannot be prepared without this and your financial statement.)

  • We require English language translations of foreign transcripts. We reserve the right to request an applicant to submit evaluation(s) of official transcript(s) by an approved outside agency that verifies the attainment of the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree if needed.

  • Submit verification of one of the following minimum test scores below.*

Minimum Test Scores:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 550 (79 on Internet-based test)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.5
MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery): 77-82
CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) /CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English): C
APIEL (Advanced Placement International English Language): 3

Conditional Admittance to the MATESOL

If your English is not strong enough to embark on a full-time Master's Program in TESOL, but your other application documentation is acceptable, Saint Michael's may offer you conditional admittance into its MATESOL program. This means you may complete our Intensive English courses before transferring to the Master's Program.

*Exceptions may be made for applicants whose native language is English or completed an undergraduate degree in an English-speaking country.

Online Application        |        Paper Application

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Instructions on International Applications to English Language Programs

To apply for a short-term, non-degree program, you must provide the following:

  1. Completed application (short version)
  2. English-language test results if you wish to enter the Academic English Program. If you do not provide test results you will admitted to the Intensive English Program.
  3. Official secondary school transcripts in English
  4. Copy of photo passport page
  5. Financial certification for one or two academic semesters

Not Required: Letter of Recommendation, Writing Sample

What Happens Next

Upon receiving your complete application and supporting materials, we will begin processing your application as quickly as possible. We will send you an official acceptance letter, usually by email. 

A $500 USD deposit is required to secure your place in the program.  Upon receipt of your enrollment confirmation, financial certification and a copy of your passport, we will send you admission documents including an I-20 form, which you will need to obtain a US student visa.

Online Application         |        Paper Application

Tuition + Calendar

Instructions on International Applications for Short Term Study

To apply for a short-term, non-degree program, you must provide the following:

  1. Completed application (short version)
  2. Official secondary school transcripts in English
  3. English-language test results if you wish to take content courses. If you do not provide test results you will admitted to the Intensive English Program.
  4. Copy of photo passport page
  5. Financial certification for one or two academic semesters

Not Required: Letter of Recommendation, Writing Sample

What Happens Next

Upon receiving your complete application and supporting materials, we will begin processing your application as quickly as possible. We will send you an official acceptance letter, usually by email.

A $500 USD deposit is required to secure your place in the program. Upon receipt of your enrollment confirmation, financial certification and a copy of your passport, we will send you admission documents including an I-20 form, which you will need to obtain a US student visa.

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