Graduate School International Admissions
International applicants are required to submit the following documents in addition to the other required application materials listed below:
- International Graduate Student Profile Form ;
- Certificate of Financial Support ;
- Credential Evaluation (if applicable): For all work completed in a college or university outside the United States, a detailed credential evaluation (showing English translation of courses, grades, GPA, degree equivalency, and more) must be sent directly to the Norcross Graduate School from an appropriate agency (e.g., WES);
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (two years old or less): Minimum score of iBT is 80 (paper version score of minimum of 550), and an interview may be required. However, the TOEFL is not a requirement for applicants who are from countries where English is the official language of instruction or who received a degree from a college or university in the United States. Testing should be completed far in advance of a desired admission term;
- Certificate of Financial Support: All international applicants must provide proof of sufficient resources to cover educational and living expenses during their pursuit of the degree. A Certificate of Financial Support, outlining financial support available and verification of the support, must accompany the application for admission; and a
- Copy of Visa or Permanent Resident Card
Information concerning United States immigration can be obtained by contacting Charlie Swing, Coordinator of Graduate Admissions, 336.841.9487. High Point University will issue the form I-20 only after the student is officially accepted and only after a nonrefundable matriculation deposit has been received. Under no circumstance should a student enter the United States with the intent to register at High Point University unless both a current I-20 and a current student visa are in hand.
International students are required to maintain full-time status.