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Exchange and International Students Admissions Requirements

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is thrilled to be able to provide a world-class college education to students from all around the world. We are authorized as an institution to offer university admission to international and exchange students who wish to study in the United States at UVa-Wise.

Exchange/International Student Programs

We’re excited that you’re considering UVa-Wise for your college education in the United States. Please browse around to find information about our range of academic degrees and programs of study, competitive athletics programs, vibrant on-campus student life, and more!

UVa-Wise offers a wide variety of degrees, programs, and courses to choose from. Browse our College Catalog for a comprehensive overview of the university, or take a look at our numerous course offerings. You can find annual tuition and fees data on the Financial Aid page or you can contact the Cashier’s Office for more information.

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Exchange and International Student Admissions Requirements

International and exchange students interested in attending UVa-Wise are required to submit the following completed documents to be considered for admission:

Important Additional Information for Exchange/International Students

Prospective international and exchange students should read and consider the following informational documents carefully.

Sister Schools & Foreign Exchange Student Programs

UVa-Wise has established sister institution agreements with a number of prestigious international universities and colleges from around the world. We are proud to regularly welcome students from these educational institutions to UVa-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 (recently merged with University of South Wales)
  • Mexico: Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey – Campus Saltillo*

*Our partnership with this school is currently inactive due to U.S. State Department warnings

Need help? Request information here or email the International Admissions Counselor at