Undergraduate International Admission

Admission Requirements For Transfer Undergraduate International Students
Summer 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017 Terms

Admission Requirements for Transfer Students: You are a transfer student if you have taken college or university coursework after secondary/high school graduation.

College of Business and Innovation

Bachelor of Business Administration programs

  • 2.4 GPA
  • 2.75 GPA for Accounting majors     

Bachelor of Applied Organizational Technology program

  • 2.25 GPA            

Information Technology program

  • 2.25 GPA               

Applied Organizational Technology Associate Degree programs       

  • 2.0 GPA

College of Communication and the Arts

  • 2.0 GPA             

Music Program: Audition required          

College of Engineering

Engineering Science programs        

  • 3.25 GPA; and
  • "C" or better in college calculus equivalent to MATH 1850 and general chemistry equivalent to CHEM 1230               

Students not meeting these requirements will be reviewed for the Engineering Technology Programs.             

Engineering Technology programs        

  • 2.75 GPA               

Information Technology program

  • 2.25 GPA               

College of Health Sciences

  • 2.7 GPA 

College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Psychology students will be admitted to pre-psychology until they have earned 30 total hours of college credit and a 2.5 GPA               

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • 2.0 GPA 

College of Nursing

All students admitted into pre-nursing BSN with:

  • 2.75 GPA and 12 graded semester hours or 18 graded quarter hours Upon completion of the pre-nursing curriculum there is a competitive admission process for the professional sequence.               

All RN-BSN students admitted into pre-nursing with:

  • 2.5 GPA Active, unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse Upon completion of the pre-nursing curriculum there is a competitive admission process for the professional sequence. RN graduates from diploma or non-accredited nursing programs are required to submit a portfolio with application to nursing major.               

 College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students are admitted into pre-pharmacy with:

  • 2.7 GPA               

Beginning with the Fall 2016 catalog year, all international students, regardless of graduating from a U.S. high school, and students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and did not graduate from a U.S. high school are required to submit an internet-based TOEFL with the following minimum criteria prior to admission into the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: 1.) A minimum total score of 80 on the iBT (internet-based test) and 2.) A minimum score of 18 in each of the four sub-categories of the iBT (reading, listening, speaking, and writing).              

Students who are not Ohio residents and/or have completed course work at a non-Ohio institution will be considered on an individual basis. Such applicants with below 3.0 are rarely considered. Students are encouraged to apply for fall semester although spring and summer admission is also permitted based on the applicant's needs. It is recommended that application materials be received no later than May 1 for admission, and at least six weeks prior to the start of classes for spring or summer admission. 

College of Social Justice and Human Service  

GPA requirements based on transfer hours:
0-29.9 Semester Hours= 2.2 GPA
30-59.9 Semester Hours= 2.4 GPA      
60+ Semester Hours= 2.5 GPA

Judith Herb College of Education
GPA requirements based on transfer hours:
0-29.9 Semester Hours= 2.3 GPA      
30-59.9 Semester Hours= 2.5 GPA      
60+ Semester Hours= 2.7 GPA (overall and in chosen major)

Last Updated: 2/1/16