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.
2. Complete the international student application
Immigration laws require that all international students submit physical admission applications in the mail.
3. Submit the application fee
The application fee for graduate programs is $40 USD. The fee for our doctoral programs is $50 USD. Please include this fee as an international money order or US check made payable to Arkansas State University or fill out the credit card section of the application. 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 ASU 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 $19,500 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 ASU.
8. Submit required proof of met academic criteria
Applicants must submit the required academic required materials.
9. Mail your admissions material to ASU
Mail your application and all other required documents to:
P.O. Box 2230
State University, AR, 72467 USA
2108 East Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401 USA