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International Applicants

Before reviewing our international applicant requirements, please review all other requirements on our admission page. The Weber State University International Student and Scholar Center is designed to assist international students.

Admission Requirements

All international students and any applicants educated outside the U.S. must demonstrate proficiency in English. Those whose native language is not English, or whose language of instruction for their undergraduate degree was not English, will be required to submit an official score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), which is not more than 2 years old and on which a minimum score of 563 (paper-based) or 85 (internet-based) has been earned.

We also accept the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Applicants who complete the IELTS may have an official score report, which is not more than 2 years old and on which a minimum score of 6.5 has been earned sent to the MSAT Program Director.

Students who have not earned the minimum required English proficiency scores may still be admitted conditionally. These students would be required to begin ESL and other coursework at Weber State University 1 semester prior to beginning MSAT coursework. During this preparatory semester, students would be required to complete, with a grade of a C+ or better, approximately 8 credits of ESL courses and complete, with a grade of C or better, approximately 6 credits of MSAT prerequisite courses. The MSAT Program Director will determine which ESL and prerequisite courses are most appropriate based on the student’s undergraduate coursework and English proficiency scores.

Minimum English Proficiency Scores

For Full Admission:                                                For Conditional admission:

TOEFL (internet-based): 85                                    TOEFL (internet-based): 70
TOEFL (paper-based): 563                                       TOEFL (paper-based): 525
IELTS: 6.5                                                                   IELTS: 6.0

Where to Send Your Scores

Please have your official TOEFL/IELTS scores sent directly to:

International Student and Scholar Center
Weber State University
3885 West Campus Drive, Dept. 1130
Ogden, UT 84408-1130

Transcript Evaluations

For any coursework completed outside of the United States, you need to have your credits evaluated course-by-course by a Foreign Credential Evaluation Service. Most students use World Education Services (WES), but any of the agencies listed on the following link are acceptable.

Current Approved Agencies

Please have the official evaluation sent directly to ATCAS at the following address:

ATCAS
P.O. Box 9132
Watertown, MA  02471