International Students

    KSU feels that there is no substitute for the global enrichment provided by geographic, ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural diversity. Approximately 780 international students representing 85 nations presently attend KSU.

    International students should plan to have all documents in at least one month before the published deadline for their selected program.

    Note: F-1 Students are NOW eligible for Certificate Programs IT, Software Engineering and Computer Science!!!!!

    Click on the type of visa you hold or are requesting for admission requirements:

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    • 1. Completed online Graduate Application for Admission to KSU.

      2. Non-refundable $60 application processing fee, payable to Kennesaw State University.

      3. Official transcripts from each college or university attended. Official transcripts are in a sealed envelope from the institution.

      4. Official Evaluation of all foreign transcripts is required. Transcripts must be evaluated by one of the following agencies. Evaluations must include course-by-course and a calculation of your GPA. The evaluation must come to us in a sealed envelope or electronically directly from the agency.                                              

      A. Evaluation Service, Inc.
      B. Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., KSU Link for Request
      C. World Education Services (WES)
      D. SpanTran: The Evaluation Company, KSU Link for Request

      If using the Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants Credential Evaluation Application, please refer to the KSU application on their site. 

      5. Test of English Proficiency.

      A. Applicants from the following countries are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tobago, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States or Zimbabwe.

      B. Applicants who have graduated from a college or university in the United States accredited in a manner accepted by Kennesaw State University are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement.

      C. Applicants not exempt by A or B above can take either of the following tests:

      1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
      Minimum required score: Internet version (iBT) - 80  
      2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
      Minimum required score: 6.5

      6. Proof that funds for tuition, fees, and living expenses will be available prior to enrollment. For exact information regarding submitting proof of finanical support and cost to attend, please visit this this website for F-1 students.  

      7. Copy of your Passport

      8. Additional documents as required by the specific program you are applying to.

      IMPORTANT: Online Programs are NOT eligible for F-1 Student Visa.

      Send your documents in a complete package to:

      Office of Graduate Admissions 
      Kennesaw State University 
      3391 Town Point Road, MD 9109 
      Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

    • 1. Completed online Graduate Application for Admission to KSU.
      2. Non-refundable $60 application processing fee, payable to Kennesaw State University.
      3. Official transcripts from each college or university attended. Official transcripts are in a sealed envelope from the institution.
      4. Official Evaluation of all foreign transcripts is required. Transcripts may be evaluated by one of the following agencies. Evaluations must include course-by-course and a calculation of your GPA. The evaluation must come to us in a sealed envelope or electronically directly from the agency.

      A. Evaluation Service, Inc.
      B. Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
      C. World Education Services (WES)
      D. SpanTran: The Evaluation Company, KSU Link for Request

      5. Test of English Proficiency.  

      A. Applicants from the following countries are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tobago, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States or Zimbabwe.  
      B. Applicants who have graduated from a college or university in the United States accredited in a manner accepted by Kennesaw State University are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement.  
      C. Applicants not exempt by A or B above can take either of the following tests:

      1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  
          Minimum required score:  Internet version (iBT) - 80  
      2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS)*  
          Minimum required score: 6.5

      6. Copy of your Passport
      7.  Copy of your Visa

      Additional documents as required by the specific program you are applying to.

      Send your documents in a complete package to:

      Office of Graduate Admissions 
      Kennesaw State University 
      3391 Town Point Road, MD 9109 
      Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

       

    • 1. Completed online Graduate Application for Admission to KSU.
      2. Non-refundable $60 application processing fee, payable to Kennesaw State University.
      3. Official transcripts from each college or university attended. Official transcripts are in a sealed envelope from the institution.
      4. Official Evaluation of all foreign transcripts is required. Transcripts may be evaluated by one of the following agencies. Evaluations must include course-by-course and a calculation of your GPA. The evaluation must come to us in a sealed envelope or electronically directly from the agency.

      A. Evaluation Service, Inc.
      B. Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
      C. World Education Services (WES)
      D. SpanTran: The Evaluation Company; KSU Link for Request

      5. Test of English Proficiency.

      A. Applicants from the following countries are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tobago, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States or Zimbabwe. 
      B. Applicants who have graduated from a college or university in the United States accredited in a manner accepted by Kennesaw State University are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement. 
      C. Applicants not exempt by A or B above can take either of the following tests: 

      1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  
          Minimum required score:  Internet version (iBT) - 80  
      2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS)*
          Minimum required score: 6 .5

      6. Copy of your Passport
      7.  Copy of your Visa
      8. Additional documents as required by the specific program you are applying to.

      Send your documents in a complete package to:

      Office of Graduate Admissions 
      Kennesaw State University 
      3391 Town Point Road, MD 9109 
      Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

    •  If you have a non-immigrant visa other than F-1, J-1, or H-1B (such as L, E, A, K, B, etc.), please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions so an admissions officer can determine your admission requirements and enrollment eligibility.
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      1.  Completed online Graduate Application for Admission to KSU.
      2. Non-refundable $60 application processing fee, payable to Kennesaw State University.
      3. Official transcripts from each college or university attended. Official transcripts are in a sealed envelope from the institution.
      4. Official Evaluation of all foreign transcripts is required. Transcripts may be evaluated by one of the following agencies. Evaluations must include course-by-course and a calculation of your GPA. The evaluation must come to us in a sealed envelope or electronically directly from the agency.

      A. Evaluation Service, Inc.
      B. Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
      C. World Education Services (WES)
      D SpanTran: The Evaluation Company; KSU Link for Request

      5. Test of English Proficiency.  

      A. Applicants from the following countries are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tobago, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States or Zimbabwe.  
      B. Applicants who have graduated from a college or university in the United States accredited in a manner accepted by Kennesaw State University are exempt from the English Language Proficiency requirement.  
      C. Applicants not exempt by A or B above can take either of the following tests:

      1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
          Minimum required score:  Internet version (iBT) - 80  
      2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS)*  
          Minimum required score: 6.5

      6. Copy of your Resident Alien Card (Green Card)
      7. Additional documents as required by the specific program you are applying to.

      Send your documents in a complete package to:

      Office of Graduate Admissions 
      Kennesaw State University 
      3391 Town Point Road, MD 9109 
      Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

     *IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.

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