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    For International Students

    Admission Requirements

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    International Admission Requirements

    International students must provide the following documents in order to be considered for admission.

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    International First-Time, Full-Time Students

    • Submit your application
    • Send your high school transcript.
      • If you have taken course work in the United States you are required to send in your official transcript, for it to be considered official your transcript must be issued directly from your high school.
      • Other countries we will just need your high school transcript to be submitted to us.
    • WESECE or Global course by course transcript evaluation of international transcripts (excluding Canada, unless otherwise specified).
      • By turning in a WES, ECE or Global credit evaluation that helps us to keep giving wholistic reviews of applications.
      • The cost associated with the transcript evaluation(s) is at the expense of the student not the college.
    • International students are required to have proficient use of English. If you are not from an English-speaking country you must provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT scores. If you do come from an English-speaking country or have attended secondary education within the United States, then you must provide an ACT or SAT score for proof of college readiness.
    • Personal Essay on any topic of your choice.
    • Optional: Letter of Recommendation
    • Optional: Biographical Passport Photo (you will be required to submit upon an accepted admission decision).

    International Transfer - Nursing

    • Submit your application
      • Apply through Ursuline’s Application on our website. It’s free and fast. Budget zero dollars and fifteen minutes of your time.
    • Send your official college transcript(s)
      • We will need transcripts from all colleges or universities that you have attended.
      • To be considered official, your transcript must be issued directly from your college or university.
      • If under 30 credit hours, we will also require your high school or secondary education transcript.
    • WESECE or Globalcourse by course transcript evaluation of international transcripts (excluding Canada, unless otherwise specified).
      • By turning in a WES, ECE or Global credit evaluation we can keep giving wholistic reviews of applications.
      • The cost associated with the transcript evaluation(s) is at the expense of the student not the college.
    • If you have previously attended courses or majored in Nursing previously, we will need a letter of good academic standing from the Dean of Nursing at that college or university.
      • If a student has taken any Nursing prerequisites or courses, they will have needed to pass them with a C or better within two attempts (withdraws count as an attempt) from an accredited institution.
    • International students are required to have proficient use of English. If you are from a college or university from a non-English-speaking country you must provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT scores. If you do come from an English-speaking country or have attended a college or university within the United States and have less than 30 credit hours completed at the time your application is submitted, then you must provide an ACT or SAT score for proof of college readiness. If you have more than 30 credit hoursandhave completed an English as a second language or English course, then you will not be required to submit an English proficiency test.
    • You must provide a professional experience document which can be one of the following: Resume, Letter of Recommendation or a Personal Essay on any topic of your choice.
    • Optional: Biographical Passport Photo (you will be required to submit upon an accepted admission decision).

    International Transfer – Non-Nursing

    • Submit your application
    • Apply through Ursuline’s Application on our website. It’s free and fast. Budget zero dollars and fifteen minutes of your time.
    • Send your official college or university transcript(s).
    • We will need transcripts from all colleges or universities that you have attended.
    • To be considered official, your transcript must be issued directly from your college or university.
    • If under 30 credit hours, we will also require your high school or secondary education transcript.
    • WESECE or Global course by course transcript evaluation of international transcripts (excluding Canada, unless otherwise specified).
    • By turning in a WES, ECE or Global credit evaluation we can keep giving wholistic reviews of applications.
    • The cost associated with the transcript evaluation(s) is at the expense of the student not the college.
    • International students are required to have proficient use of English. If you are from a college or university from a non-English-speaking country you must provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT scores. If you do come from an English-speaking country or have attended a college or university within the United States and have less than 30 credit hours completed at the time your application is submitted, then you must provide an ACT or SAT score for proof of college readiness. If you have more than 30 credit hours and have completed an English as a second language or English course, then you will not be required to submit an English proficiency test.
    • Optional: Letter of Recommendation
    • Optional: Personal Essay on any topic of your choice.
    • Optional: Resume
    • Optional: Biographical Passport Photo (you will be required to submit upon an accepted admission decision).

    Second Degree Accelerated Program (SDAP)

    • Submit your application
      • Choose Ursuline’s Application. It’s free and fast. Budget zero dollars and fifteen minutes of your time.
    • Send your official college or university transcript(s).
      • We will need transcripts from all colleges or universities that you have attended.
      • To be considered official, your transcript must be issued directly from your college or university.
      • If graduation date is not posted on your college transcript, we will need a letter of graduation or anticipated graduation from your college or university.
    • WESECE or Globalcourse by course transcript evaluation of international transcripts (excluding Canada, unless otherwise specified).
      • By turning in a WES, ECE or Global credit evaluation that helps us to keep giving wholistic reviews of applications.
      • The cost associated with the transcript evaluation(s) is at the expense of the student not the college.
    • If you have previously attended courses or majored in Nursing previously, we will need a letter of good academic standing from the Dean of Nursing at that college or university.
    • 8 credit hours of science perquisites (i.e. Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Microbiology, & Organic, Inorganic & Biochemistry) at a C within two attempts (withdraws count as an attempt) from an accredited institution. 
    • International students are required to have proficient use of English. If you are from a college or university from a non-English-speaking country you must provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT scores. If you do come from an English-speaking country or have graduated from a college or university within the United States, then you will not be required to submit an English proficiency test.
    • You must provide a professional experience document which can be one of the following: Resume, Letter of Recommendation or a Personal Essay on any topic of your choice.
    • Optional: Biographical Passport Photo (you will be required to submit upon an accepted admission decision).

    Ursuline College Accelerated Program (UCAP)*

    • Submit your application
      • Apply through Ursuline’s Application on our website. It’s free and fast. Budget zero dollars and fifteen minutes of your time.
    • Send your official college or university transcript(s).
      • We will need transcripts from all colleges or universities that you have attended.
      • To be considered official, your transcript must be issued directly from your college or university.
      • If under 30 credit hours, we will also require your high school or secondary education transcript.
    • WES or ECE course by course transcript evaluation of all international transcripts (excluding Canada, unless otherwise specified).
    • If under 30 credit hours International students are required to have proficient use of English. You may provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT scores.
    • Optional: Letter of Recommendation
    • Optional: Personal Essay on any topic of your choice.
    • Optional: Resume
    • Optional: Biographical Passport Photo (you will be required to submit upon an accepted admission decision).

    * Due to Visa requirements, and the nature of this program this can be difficult to complete as an international student. International students are required to take 12 credit hours per semester, and only one of those courses are eligible to be online or in a hybrid format. International students will not be allowed to attend any programs that are fully online due to Visa requirements.