A student who has attended college or university level classes but does not have a bachelor’s degree is considered an international transfer student. Students who have an associate degree are also considered to be International transfer students. When applying for a bachelor's degree program, students must submit the following documents:
Online application -
A $75 application fee is required upon submission of the application.
Transfer Students currently attending U.S. institutions:
- International students seeking a transfer to WTAMU must meet admission requirements for the degree program in which they are applying, have an overall GPA of 2.0 and complete a transfer form to determine F-1 status. In addition, copies of passport photo page, visa photo page, current I-20 and front and back of I-94 card.
Transfer students from foreign countries:
- International students transferring from an overseas institution must meet admission requirements for the degree program in which they are applying and have the equivalent of a 2.0 grade point average overseas when converted to the U.S. grade scale system.
Application Evaluation Fee
There is a $75 non-refundable application/credential evaluation fee. When using the electronic application, payment can be made by Visa or MasterCard credit card.
Official Academic Records
Official transcript, mark sheets, graduation certificates, etc. (with certified English translation) of high school or any college and university attended are required. Transcripts are considered official if they have an original signature of a school official and an original school seal. Photocopies or other duplications, such as copies, faxes or scanned documents are not considered official.
Official transcripts, mark sheets, grade reports, test scores or other admission/enrollment related documents submitted to the University via any office or representative become the property of the University upon receipt and will not usually be returned to the applicant/student. Consideration for return of such documents may be given only to applicants with extenuating circumstances. Notification of extenuating circumstances should be made in writing when the documents are submitted.
Transfer Credit Procedures (Foreign Universities):
To receive transfer credit from a foreign university, students with (college or university-level) course work from an institution outside the United States must provide the following:
- Official transcripts with certified English translations from each foreign college or university attended;
TOEFL and IELTS Test Scores TOEFL, Test of English as a Foreign Language or IELTS, International English Language Testing System scores are required.
- TOEFL score of 525 (Paper); 197 (Computer) or 71 (Internet)
- IELTS score of 6.0 or greater
- ESLI, English as a Second Language International is available on campus for students who do not meet the TOEFL or IELTS requirements.
SAT/ACT Test Scores An SAT score of 950 (combined math and verbal or math and critical reading) or ACT score of 20 is required. A waiver of these tests may be granted by transferring 12 credit hours of college level work.
Proof of Financial Support
Students must submit financial verification six months current to the date of enrollment. If someone other than you is supporting your studies, a bank letter and a sponsor’s financial statement is also needed.
Summary of Educational Goals and Objectives Submit summary of educational goals and objectives to the International Student Office.
Texas Success Initiative (TSI)
TSI scores or proof of exemption is required. Foreign applicants will meet this requirement once they are admitted and arrive on campus.