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Undergraduate Admissions

Please review Goldey-Beacom College’s admission requirements for international, undergraduate applicants who are seeking or are currently on an F-1 student visa, including applicants seeking a Change of Status to F-1.

If the F-1 student visa doesn’t apply to you, please see the College’s admissions requirements for international, undergraduate applicants who will be attending under a different visa status (i.e. H4, L2, TN, etc.).

F-1 Student Visa, Including Change of Status to F-1

  • A completed, online application.
  • Secondary school transcripts and/or diploma with final exam or course grades translated into English.
    • Applicants who are transferring will need to submit official transcripts from all US institutions they have attended.
  • Proof of English Proficiency documented by a TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test scores with the following minimum scores: TOEFL IBT (Internet-Based Test): minimum 60, IELTS band score: minimum 5.5, or Duolingo English Test: minimum 90.
    • Applicants who completed 12 academic credits or more in English or who are applying from a nation wherein English is designated as a national language do not need to submit English Proficiency documentation.
  • SAT and/or ACT scores are optional, but applicants are encouraged to submit these test scores as they may qualify for a higher merit scholarship.
  • Financial documentation that demonstrates access to the Cost of Attendance as it appears on page 1 of the Form I-20. Bank statements clearly showing the name of the account holder as well as two-months’ worth of paystubs are the accepted documents for demonstrating financial ability.
    • Applicants may use another person’s finances to demonstrate their financial ability. However, a completed, notarized Affidavit of Support and Bank Statement┬ámust be submitted with the financial documentation.
    • The Cost of Attendance accounts for direct and in-direct costs of pursuing an education in the U.S. Therefore, the amount an applicant needs to demonstrate will be above and beyond tuition, room, and meal plan fees.

Different Visa Statuses (i.e. H4, L2, TN, etc.)

  • A completed, online application.
  • Secondary school transcripts and/or diploma with final exam or course grades translated into English.
    • Applicants who are transferring will need to submit official transcripts from all US institutions they have attended.
  • SAT and/or ACT scores are optional, but applicants are encouraged to submit these test scores as they may qualify for a higher merit scholarship.

Graduate Admissions

Please review Goldey-Beacom College’s admission requirements for international, graduate applicants who are seeking or are currently on an F-1 student visa, including applicants seeking a Change of Status to F-1:

If the F-1 student visa doesn’t apply to you, please see the admission requirements for international, graduate applicants who will be attending under a different visa status (i.e. H4, L2, TN, etc.).

F-1 Student Visa, Including Change of Status to F-1

  • A completed, online application.
  • Transcripts/marksheet/academic records, detailing all post-secondary, collegiate work and the diploma or degree certificate. Documents in a language other than English will need to be translated.

    • Applicants who are transferring will need to submit official transcripts from all US institutions they have attended.
    • Any applicant wishing to transfer credits from an international institution to count toward their Goldey-Beacom College degree must have the transcripts evaluated by a third-party, education credential verification group, such as World Education Services (WES) or SpanTran.

  • Proof of English Proficiency documented by a TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test scores with the following minimum scores: TOEFL IBT (Internet-Based Test): minimum 75, IELTS band score: minimum 6.5, or Duolingo English Test: minimum 110.

    • Applicants who completed 12 academic credits or more in English or who are applying from a nation wherein English is designated as a national language do not need to submit English Proficiency documentation.

  • Financial documentation that demonstrates access to the Cost of Attendance as it appears on page 1 of the Form I-20. Bank statements clearly showing the name of the account holder as well as two-months’ worth of paystubs are the accepted documents for demonstrating financial ability.

    • Applicants may use another person’s finances to demonstrate their financial ability. However, a completed, notarized Affidavit of Support and Bank Statement must be submitted with the financial documentation.
    • The Cost of Attendance accounts for direct and in-direct costs of pursuing an education in the U.S. Therefore, the amount an applicant needs to demonstrate will be above and beyond tuition, room, and meal plan fees.

  • Current resume

Different Visa Statuses (i.e. H4, L2, TN, etc.)

  • A completed, online application.
  • Transcripts/marksheet/academic records, detailing all post-secondary, collegiate work and the diploma or degree certificate. Documents in a language other than English will need to be translated.

    • Applicants who are transferring will need to submit official transcripts from all US institutions they have attended.
    • Any applicant wishing to transfer credits from an international institution to count toward their Goldey-Beacom College degree must have the transcripts evaluated by a third-party, education credential verification group, such as World Education Services (WES) or SpanTran.

  • Current resume

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Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 998-8814

Goldey-Beacom College is a Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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