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 a $35 required application fee. 

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

3.  Official Transcripts: To be official, the transcript should be sent directly from your school to Webster University 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.  Two Letters of Recommendation

6.  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 acceptable financial documents in the Admissions FAQs

7.  Copy of Passport ID Page

8.  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.


Admission Deadlines for Undergraduate International Students

 Intake Start Date Application Deadline I-20 Request Deadline Begin Course Registration
Fall 2018 August 27, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 19, 2018 April 4, 2018
Spring 2019 January 19, 2019 November 9, 2018 November 23, 2018 November 7, 2018



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