LEARNING ON CAMPUS
You can earn a Strayer University online degree from outside the United States. International students living in the U.S., seeking an undergraduate degree must enroll full-time (three courses per quarter) for three consecutive quarters. Only one of those courses is permitted to be online. International students living in the U.S., seeking a graduate degree must enroll full-time (two courses per quarter) for three consecutive quarters. One of those two courses may be online.
We welcome more than 1200 international students from more than 110 countries.
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INTERNATIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Below is the full list of International admission requirements for our degree programs, whether applying as an undergrad, graduate, or transfer student.
All documents must be submitted to the student's home campus prior to the issuance of the student's I-20. Students must submit documents in time for scheduling a visa appointment; generally, appointments must be scheduled 30 days in advance of the start of the quarter. Entry documents will be required upon student arrival.
REQUIRED FROM EVERYONE:
Completed Student Application for
Completed I-20 Application
Strayer University application fee
Proof of English ability
Proof of financial support
Completed emergency contact information
Copy of your Passport that is valid at
least six months after the desired start date
$300 tuition deposit (Will be credited
towards first quarter tuition and fees. Refundable only if visa is
denied at Consulate or basis of admission is denied.)
UNDERGRADUATES ALSO SUPPLY:
Proof of a high school diploma or its
GRADUATE STUDENTS ALSO SUPPLY:
Proof of completion of a U.S. baccalaureate
degree, or approved equivalent
TRANSFER STUDENTS ALSO SUPPLY:
Completed F-1 Transfer Request Form
Copies of your previous I-20s from all
previously attended schools (all pages)
A printed I-94 Form (front and back)
Official transcripts from all previously
Copy of your U.S. Visa
Copy of your passport
Copy of any previous EAD cards (front and
- Verification letter from the Designated School Official stating your current status
HOW DO I PROVIDE PROOF REQUIRED FOR SOME OF THE ITEMS ABOVE?
Below are acceptable forms of proof recognized by Strayer University as fulfilling certain requirements for admission. Please note that some proofs require all the elements listed, while others require only one from among the possibilities.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT
Must include ALL:
A copy of original
transcripts/diploma/grading sheets and/or other academic
information (official transcripts required from Bangladesh, Haiti
and Nepal) based on U.S. equivalency requirements for the issuing
A translation conducted by NACES-recognized
translator or an embassy.
- An official third-party evaluation conducted by a NACES member. (For assistance with a third-party evaluation, please contact a Strayer University campus.)
ONE of the following:
A score of 61 or better (undergraduate) or
79 or better (graduate) on the Test of English as a Foreign
A score of 5.5 or better (undergraduate) or
7.5 or better (graduate) on the International English Language
Testing System (IELTS).
Proof of graduating from a college or high
school where English is the primary mode of instruction.
Completing an ESL program at an institution
that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Completing an ESL program at a Strayer University-approved English Language School.
ONE of the following:
Sponsor's affidavit of annual cash support
and proof of financial capability (dated no more than 6 months
before the start of the quarter)
- Sponsor's affidavit of free room and board and proof of financial capability (dated no more than 6 months before the start of the quarter)
An original copy of transcripts/diploma
and/or other academic information.
If necessary, translation from a
NACES-recognized translator or an embassy.
- If necessary, an official third-party evaluation conducted by an NACES member. (For assistance with third-party evaluations, please contact a Strayer University Admissions Officer).
ONE of the following:
A 2.50 undergraduate grade point average on
a 4.0 scale.
A minimum cumulative score of 450 on the
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) taken within the last
A minimum cumulative score of 1,000
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) taken within the past five
- Other approved evidence of graduate potential (e.g., personal interview)