Contact

Office of International Education
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

315-792-3082
315-792-3061 (Fax)

International students at Utica College

International Admissions

Type Of Applicant


Admissions requirements for International students vary according to what type of applicant you are. Click the appropriate link below:
 

International Freshman or Transfer Applicants



What we need from you:


  • A completed Freshman or Transfer application with personal statement
  • Official transcripts of all previous academic work in English along with an explanation of the grading system
  • Tests of English language proficiency such as TOEFL or IELTS if English is not your first language -- UC requires a TOEFL score of 525 written, 195 computer-based, 69-70 internet-based and IELTS of 5.5
  • Letter of recommendation
  • The International Student Certification of Finances form and third-party documentation
  • $40 application fee
Please Note:  The TOEFL and IELTS tests of English language are not required of students who have attended international or bi-lingual secondary schools outside of the United States for at least three years where English is the only medium of instruction.

Financial assistance:

Limited financial assistance is available for non-U.S. citizens.
  • Financial awards between $17,000 and $23,000 per year are granted on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and do not require a separate application.  UC also offers international students a housing grant of $3,000 per year.
  • Private loans are available to students with either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident as a co-signer.
  • Limited student worker positions are also available on campus.

Transfer credit:


Students who have taken AP examinations or have completed the International Baccalaureate (IB), German Abitur, French Baccalaureate, or Swiss Maurita may be eligible for college credit and advanced standing.
Please note:
Utica College will not provide evaluation of international transfer credits prior to acceptance of your application.

When to apply:

Since many programs will be fully enrolled by March, you are encouraged to apply by January 15. However:
  • Apply no later than December 15 if you plan to start in the January term.
  • Apply by February 1 to be considered for our nursing program.


International Graduate Applicants 


What we need from you:

  • A completed application with your personal statement
  • The International Student Certification of Finances form and third-party documentation
  • Official transcripts of all previous academic works in English and an explanation of the grading system
  • Tests of English language proficiency such as TOEFL or IELTS if English is not your first language -- UC requires a TOEFL score of 525 written, 195 computer-based, 69-70 internet-based and IELTS of 5.5
  • $50 application fee (or waiver request)

Program-specific requirements:


Different graduate programs at UC have different admissions requirements. For detailed information, click here >