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International & Exchange

Broaden Your Horizons

We’re excited that you’re considering the College at Wise for your college education in the United States.

Admissions Requirements for International and Exchange Students

  • A completed general admission application
  • Official, translated, and evaluated academic transcripts from all secondary schools, colleges, and universities attended previously. Academic evaluations should be provided by World Education Services (WES). Applicants are required to select the course-by-course report option from the preferred credential evaluation service.  General reports are not sufficient.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by taking one of the following tests.
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Satisfactory scores (550 or above on the paper-based test, 213 or above on the computer -based test, 80 or above on the Internet-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
    • Advance Placement International English Language (APIEL) In lieu of the TOEFL, applicants may submit scores from the Advance Placement International English Language (APIEL) exam. An applicant will be deemed proficient in English upon receipt of a score of 3 or greater.
    • Duolingo An applicant will be deemed proficient in English upon receipt of a score of 105 or higher.
  • A Supplemental Financial Guarantee Form certifying that the student has access to adequate funds for college study prior to coming to the United States: See the form for international students and form for exchange students.
  • An International Student Advisor’s Report

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test I) or ACT (American College Test) scores are optional.

Important Additional Information

Sister Schools and Foreign Exchange Student Programs

We are proud to regularly welcome students from these educational institutions to the College at Wise as exchange students:

  • Germany: Technical University of Dortmund
  • Luxembourg: University of Luxembourg
  • Spain: University of Seville and University of Huelva
  • Austria: Pädagogische Hochschule Niederösterreich
  • United Kingdom: Glamorgan University
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