Undergraduate: International Students | Webster University

International Students

Webster believes the best indicator for success is a strong academic history and passion for studies.  Our application process lets students highlight their best qualities. Each applicant is reviewed individually to ensure the best fit for both you and the school. 

Required Application Documents:

1.  Application: There are two options for Undergraduate Application: Webster's Online Portal or the Common Application.  There is no fee to apply. 

2.  Proof of English Proficiency: If English is not your first language, students will need to submit proof of English skill.  If you do not meet English requirements, you can still be admitted as ESL-Contingent and take ESL courses. We accept a variety of test scores:    
       - TOEFL PBT 550
       - TOEFL iBT: 80
       - IELTS: 6.0
       - Pearson: 53

Additional options can be found here

3.  Official Transcripts: For an initial admission decision, students may submit scanned copies of their final, original transcripts. To change an initial admission decision into full admission, students must present their original, final documents to a Webster staff member in person to be verified, after arriving on campus. Alternatively, students may choose to ask their university to send official transcripts directly to Webster in a sealed envelope. If the transcript is not in English, a certified translation must be provided. International students may be eligible for International Transfer Credits

4.  Essay or Resume: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice.

5.  Certificate of Finance: The U.S. government requires students to provide proof of financial support for at least 1 year for both education and living expenses. Financial documents must be original and dated no more than 6 months before the start of your studies. Learn more about costs and acceptable financial documents here: Cost of Attendance and Financial Responsibility 

6.  Copy of Passport ID Page

7.  Specialty Programs have additional admission requirements. These programs include Art, Music, all School of Education programs, and more.  Your admission counselor will contact you with details.

*A letter of recommendation may be requested after an initial review on a case-by-case basis.


Admission Deadlines for Undergraduate International Students

 Intake Start Date Application Deadline I-20 Request Deadline Begin Course Registration
Fall 2020 August 24, 2020 June 15, 2020 June 30, 2020 April 8, 2020
Spring 2021 January 11, 2021 November 1, 2020 November 15, 2020 November 4, 2020



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