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International Applicants

Applications are open for Fall 2020.

Submit the Online Application

The first step is to complete the online application by the deadlines listed below. There is no fee to submit an application.

Important Dates for International Applicants

Please review all dates below for information on International Specific deadlines. We understand that this is a long process, and we wish to give you as much notice as possible. Our deadlines were determined based on the average time it takes to issue a new Visa and I-20. If you have questions or concerns, please email apply@makeschool.com.

All documents should be sent electronically to apply@makeschool.com or physically to “Make School Attn: International Admissions 555 Post St. San Francisco, California 94102”.

Please be aware that Admissions Documents differ from Enrollment Documents. If admitted, you will be expected to submit the required documents to receive your I-20 and begin your education successfully at Make School.

Fall 2020 Start

November 10, 2019

Early Action Application Deadline
Admissions Decision by mid-December

January 12, 2020

Regular Action Application Deadline
Admissions Decision by mid-March

Sunday March 01, 2020 11:59 PM PST

Spring Regular Action Application Deadline
Admissions Decision by mid-May

Deadlines for Documents to receive an Admissions Decisions
Admissions Decision by mid-May

Monday March 16, 2020 11:59 PM PST

If you plan to apply for Financial Aid as a First Year student or International Transfer student.

Monday March 30, 2020 11:59 PM PST

If you plan to apply for Financial Aid as a Transfer student and are currently attending an institution in the United States under an F-1, F-2, J-2, E-2, L-1, or L-2 Visa.

Monday March 30, 2020 11:59 PM PST

If you are not applying for Financial Aid as a First Year student or International Transfer student.

Friday April 24, 2020 11:59 PM PST

If you are not applying for Financial Aid as a Transfer student and are currently attending an institution in the United States under an F-1, F-2, J-2, E-2, L-1, or L-2 Visa.

International Applicant Supplemental Information

In addition to the written application, international applicants are required to submit the following supplemental information.

What

How to submit

Demonstrate English Proficiency
International applicants from countries where English is not an official language must demonstrate English proficiency.
Proficiency can be demonstrated with one of the following:
  • An official transcript demonstrating that the applicant completed one academic year in the U.S. school system during high school/secondary school. An official transcript demonstrating that the applicant completed one academic year in the U.S. school system is required to fulfill this option.
  • SAT: 1140 Combined Math and Evidence-Based Reading (minimum Reading score of 25) and Writing (M + ERW).
  • ACT: 20 Composite
  • TOEFL Score: 550 Paper, 213 Computer, or 80 IBT. (TOEFL - MS school code number C646)
  • IELTS Score: 6.5. Learn about IELTS
  • PTEA Score: 53. Learn about PTEA
  • Completed Level 112 Intensive Program English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at an ELS Language Center.
  • Successful completion of 36 transferable credits from an institution in the United States.

Credential evaluation of official high school, college, and university transcripts
Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be verified and evaluated for academic degree equivalence.
All candidates are required to use a NACES approved Independent Credential Evaluator like SpanTran for a Course by Course credential evaluation. You may use any NACES approved evaluator so long as they meet the Course by Course analysis standards. Please include all relevant official transcripts when you submit your documents to the Evaluator:
  • High School/Secondary School
  • College Transcripts
    • Undergraduate
    • Graduate
      If you want to know what makes a document official, please see our Domestic Admissions requirements.

Completed International Financial Aid Form
Complete the International Financial Aid form on your applicant dashboard once it goes live. If you will not be 24 years of age by September 01, 2020 then you must complete this form with a parent or legal guardian.

Foreign Language Completion
Please note that if you do not currently meet the Foreign Language Completion requirement and you know that you will not be able to complete any of these potential options to fulfill this prerequisite prior to enrolling in August, then you will be expected to complete 2 semesters worth of foreign language while attending Make School.
Besides your native language (and Proof of English Proficiency for those applying from non-English speaking countries), you will be required to show that you have met our Foreign Language prerequisite for enrollment. This is a secondary language requirement for those from English speaking countries, and a tertiary language requirement from those in non-English speaking countries. This requirement may be fulfilled in many ways. Make School will accept: Examples of what successful completion through High School/Secondary School and College would mean:
  • If, for example, you are a German citizen applying to Make School, and you successfully completed 2 years of Mandarin in high school/secondary school with a final grade that is equivalent to a ‘C’ in the United States grading scale, then this requirement would be met.
  • Or, if you are a Congolese citizen applying to Make School, and you successfully completed 2 semesters of Spanish during your undergraduate study with a final grade that is equivalent to a ‘C’ in the United States grading scale, then this requirement would be met.

Passport
All international students must submit an image of the photo page of their passport.
Send a scanned copy of your current passport biometric page to apply@makeschool.com .

Visa Page
If you currently are residing in the United States or another country outside of your home country, scan your Visa Page from your passport and email it to apply@makeschool.com .

Current I-20 Document
If you are currently residing in the United States on a Visa and attending a U.S. institution, you must scan and email your current I-20 document to apply@makeschool.com . Please scan all pages, front and back. They must be clearly legible.

Passport
All international students must submit an image of the photo page of their passport.

If you are a current visa holder at another institution, you must also include your visa page in your passport.
Send an image of the photo page and visa page (if you are a current visa holder) to apply@makeschool.com .

Optional
Advanced Placement (A.P.) and/or International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Exams
Make School accepts transfer credit for Advanced Placement . (AP) and International Baccalaureate . (IB) courses. It is optional to submit these scores.

If you have taken any Advanced Placement courses, please request that College Board forward a score report to Make School using our college code: 7604. You can learn more about sending your AP scores here . If you have taken any IB courses, please contact the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to request that your IB scores be sent to Make School electronically or physically.

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