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How to Apply

Incoming international graduate students must follow the steps below to be admitted:

1. Meet the Admission Criteria

Review the admission criteria linked below to make sure you are a candidate for admission. You must also meet the specific admission criteria for the program in which you are enrolling.

View the international graduate admission criteria >>

2. Complete the international student application

Complete the international student application >>   

3. Submit the application fee

The application fee for graduate programs is $40 USD. The fee for our doctoral programs is $50 USD. No wire transfers or application fee waivers.

4. If transferring, submit a transfer clearance form

If you attended or are attending a US academic institution (including language programs) you must submit the A-State international student transfer clearance form.

Download the international student transfer clearance form >>   

5. Submit a bank letter

Submit an original or official financial/bank letter or statement in english issued by a bank or financial institution, along with a sponsorship letter from the sponsor. Financial and sponsorship documents must prove cash assets of at least $21,000 USD.

6. Submit a copy of your passport

Please include a copy of your passport in your admission application packet.

7. Submit proof of two MMR immunizations

MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) immunization records are required to register for classes. Failure to submit proof will result in the student taking these shots upon arrival at A-State. 

8. Submit required proof of met academic criteria

Applicants must submit the required academic required materials.

View the list of required academic criteria materials >>  

9. Agreement To Submit Official Documents Upon Arrival


10. Scan and send your admissions material to A-State

Scan required documents using this link