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International Applicants

Applications are open for Fall 2020.

Please visit the first-year or transfer applicant page to see deadlines, important dates, and required supplemental materials.

International Applicant Supplemental Information

In addition to the requirements on the first-year and transfer applicant pages, 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. An official transcript demonstrating that the applicant completed one academic year in the U.S. school system.
  • 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. Learn about TOEFL
  • 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 24 transferable semester units or 36 transferable quarter units at an English-speaking institution.

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 SpanTran for credential evaluations and must submit a course-by-course credential evaluation. The evaluation can also fulfill the official transcript requirement, as long as the evaluation is delivered to the Office of Admissions directly from SpanTran and includes a copy of the official transcripts that were evaluated.

Certificate of Finance
All F-1 (student visa) international students are required by the U.S. government to submit a Certification of Finance (COF) to their university. The COF is evidence that a student has sufficient funds to pay for tuition and living expenses for the first-year of studies at Make School. Visit our Tuition and Aid page to see the estimated cost of attendance.
You may submit one or more of the following to apply@makeschool.com to demonstrate the funds required for the first-year of attendance. You can see the estimated cost of attendance here.

  • Bank statement(s) or letter(s) issued by the bank with the account holder’s name, currency type and account type in English. The document must be dated within 6 months of the program start date.

    Valid account types include checking accounts, savings accounts, time deposits, certificates of deposit (CDs), money market accounts and cash in investment accounts. Funds in stocks/investments, bonds, lines of credit, real property or statements of income are not accepted.
  • Scholarship letter(s) from governments and organizations. The letter must be in English and indicate the amount of funds awarded.
  • Bank statement(s) or letter(s) issued by the bank with the account holder’s name, currency type and account type in English. The document must be dated within 6 months of the program start date.

    Signed Affidavit of Financial Support letter(s), along with their bank documents, if you have a sponsor. Their name and signature on the Affidavit of Support need to be in English characters with the date.

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

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