International Students

Undergraduate applicants

Freshman

Freshman applicants must meet the following criteria for full admission:

  1. Core 40 or Core 40 with Honors or Technical Honors (or 28 college preparatory high school courses for non-Indiana residents and those graduating prior to 2011)
  2. At least a 2.0 GPA

Scores from either the SAT or ACT are required for those applicants who graduated from high school within the past two years - or who completed a GED and are 19 years of age or younger. Students who have been out of high school for over two years and do not meet the minimum requirements listed for traditional students may be asked to arrange for an interview with an admissions counselor to demonstrate intention through maturity and experience. Standards are based on SAT totals from Critical Reading and Math sections.

Transfer students

Transfer students must meet the following criteria for admission:

  • Submission of official transcripts from all previously attended colleges (individual transcripts from each institution)
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale

Applicants that have earned less than 26 hours of college credit are expected to meet the freshman admission standards.

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Application information & requirements

All students who require a visa to study in the United States, or who are already in the United States on a visa, must complete IU Southeast's international application for admission.  Applications are filed alphabetically under the family name you list on the application form. All of your forms, records, and correspondence must use the same name and spelling.

How to apply for admissions

Undergraduate students

Undergraduate students should complete the following items:

  1. Complete the application for admission.
  2. Submit a non-refundable US $60 application fee
  3. Provide official academic records for all secondary and post-secondary work as well as provide an official, exact (literal) English translation, if the official language on the records is not in English
  4. Provide SAT or ACT exam results (if you completed secondary school less than two years ago)
  5. Submit proof of English proficiency (see English proficiency link below)
  6. Provide financial documentation

Visa students

Visa students should upload all application materials to their iStart account. Instructions for account registration will arrive via email after submission of the application for admission.

Graduate students

For graduate programs, contact the individual department in order to learn about program requirements and receive an application. The following graduate programs are available at IU Southeast:

English proficiency

All students who require a visa to be in the US are required to demonstrate English proficiency.

IU Southeast accepts the following as proof of English proficiency:

  • Graduation from a U.S. high school
  • Graduation from a secondary school in which English was the primary language of instruction
  • A C or above in a college-level English class from a U.S. college or university
  • The equivalent of a C or above in a college-level English class from a college or university in which English was the primary language of instruction
  • A score of 530 or higher on the paper version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A score of 197 or higher on the computer-based TOEFL
  • A score of 75 or higher in the internet-based TOEFL
  • A score of 6 or better on the IELTS
  • A score of 85 or better on the Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency
  • Successful completion of the Intensive English Program at the Center for English Language Training at IU in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Successful completion of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program at Jefferson Community College in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Successful completion of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program at a regionally accredited institution in the United States
  • Successful completion of the Intensive English Program at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Successful completion of Level 112 at ELS Language Centers

Financial documentation

U.S. immigration regulations require international students to show that they have enough funds to pay for educational and living expenses for a 12-month period. Proof of financial support can be an official letter or statement of account(s) from your bank. If you receive financial support from another individual, they must provide a financial statement showing adequate funds. If you receive funding from a corporate or government sponsor, the sponsor must supply a letter of financial support. Your full name should be included in any letter of financial support. All support documents are available as e-forms in iStart.

Expenses

Projected costs
Expense TypeUndergraduateUndergraduate NursingStandard GraduateMBA/M.S.S.FGraduate Nursing
Tuition and Fees$20,774$23,687$13,999$17,564$22,191
Room and Board$10,804$10,804$10,804$10,804$10,804
Insurance and Misc. Expense$3,831$3,831$3,831$3,831$3,831
Total$35,409
$38,322
$28,634$32,199$36,826

*All figures are estimated expenses and may vary based on academic major and room and board options.

For a fee schedule, visit www.ius.edu/bursar.

Immigration issues

Permanent resident, refugee, political asylee students

Application information and requirements

Indiana University Southeast is a branch campus of Indiana University. All items submitted as part of the application become the property of Indiana University and cannot be returned. Applications are filed alphabetically under the family name you list on the application form. All of your forms, records, and correspondence must use the same name and spelling.

How to apply for admissions

Undergraduate students

  1. Complete the application for admission.
  2. Submit a non-refundable US $35.00 application fee.
  3. Submit official academic records for all secondary and post-secondary work. If the official documents are not in English, provide an official, exact (literal) English translation as well.
  4. Provide SAT or ACT exam results (if you completed secondary school less than two years ago).

Please send application materials to the following address: Indiana University Southeast, Office of Admissions, UC-100, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150.

Graduate students

For graduate programs, contact the individual department in order to learn about the program requirements and receive an application. The following graduate programs are available at IU Southeast:

International students may also want to visit the following links for additional information:

For more information, you can email us at seintadm@ius.edu.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, are available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.