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For Undergraduate International Students

Creighton University welcomes international students from all areas of the world.  International applicants for undergraduate programs must present the following documents (required):

1.  Undergraduate Application for International Students.

2.  $50 nonrefundable application fee.

3.  Counselor evaluation.

4.  This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant international students. Ability to speak and write correct grammatical English is imperative. All applicants who are not native speakers of English or who have obtained a high school diploma or degree outside of the United States must present a minimum TOEFL score of 80 iBT (213 CBT/550 PBT.) Scores over 2 years old will not be accepted. Students must ask the ETS (the testing agency) to send original TOEFL scores to Creighton University (Institutional Code 6121). The College of Nursing reserves the right to require students to re-take the exam.  It is also at the discretion of the College of Nursing as to whether a TOEFL score is required of applicants who have earned a college degree from a United States university.  Admissible students who do not meet the minimum TOEFL score may receive conditional admission and enroll in Creighton's Intensive English Language Institute until they attain the necessary English proficiency.

5.  Official high school transcripts. The high school attended must send the transcripts directly to Creighton.  Certified translation of all high school transcripts.

6.  Official university transcripts. The university attended must send the transcripts directly to Creighton.

7.  Certified translation of all university transcripts

8.  Completed Certification of Available Finances and bank statement or letter describing the account activity within three months of the date we receive the application.

9.  ACT or SAT scores: Recommended for all applicants but required of freshman applicants who do not need to present a TOEFL score.

10. Certificates, diplomas, or examination results marking completion of secondary education or preparation for higher education (e.g., "O" level or IB exam results).

*  Higher TOEFL scores are required for students in the BSN Accelerated program and Graduate programs:  600 (PBT)/250 (CBT)/100(iBT);  Please see below for more information.

Enrollment Reservation Deposit
Students accepted for admission are requested to confirm their acceptance and enrollment at Creighton with a $250 enrollment reservation deposit by May 1 for the Fall Semester and November 1 for the Spring Semester.

For more information about international student admission and services, contact the Office of International Programs (OIP) on the Fourth Floor of  the Harper Center Suite 4036, (402) 280-2221.


Free Practice TOEFL Tests:
http://www.testpreppractice.net/


Course Evaluation

Any course work taken at an accredited institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by World Education Services (WES). Creighton's admissions committee must receive an official evaluation from WES directly. Photo copies will not be accepted.

World Education Services
PO Box 745, Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745;
Phone: (212) 966-6311
Fax: (212) 966-6395
http://www.wes.org

For Accelerated and Graduate International Students

 

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant international students. Ability to speak and write correct grammatical English is imperative. All applicants who are not native speakers of English or who have obtained a high school diploma or degree outside of the United States must present a TOEFL score of 600 on the Paper-Based Test (PBT) or iBT score of at least 100. Scores over 2 years old will not be accepted. Students must ask the ETS (the testing agency) to send original TOEFL scores to Creighton University (Institutional Code 6121). The College of Nursing reserves the right to require students to re-take the exam.  It is also at the discretion of the College of Nursing as to whether a TOEFL score is required of applicants who have earned a college degree from a United States university. 

 

See also the Margaret McNamara Memorial Foundation scholarship application for international students.

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