Undergraduate International Admission

Admission Requirements For Transfer Undergraduate International Students

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 Arts and Letters

  • 2.0 GPA             

Music Performance program

  • Audition required          

Psychology program

  • Students will be admitted to pre-psychology until they earn 30 credit hours and a 2.5 GPA      

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            
 Applied Organizational Technology Associate Degree programs       
  • 2.0 GPA          

College of Engineering

Engineering Science programs        

  • 2.75 GPA from all previous college and university coursework; 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        

For students entering Summer 2018 or Fall 2018:

  •  Information Technology - 2.25 higher education GPA
  •  All other Engineering Technology programs - 2.0 higher education GPA

For students entering Spring 2019 or after:

  •   All Engineering Technology programs - 2.25 higher education GPA

Other requirements per program are listed below:

  • Computer Science and Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology: "C" or higher in calculus courses equivalent to MATH 1850 or 2450
  • Construction Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology: "C" or higher in trigonometry or pre-calculus courses equivalent to MATH 1330 or 1340

College of Health and Human Services

  • 2.7 GPA 

Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, and Social Work

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    

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               

All international students applying to the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are required to provide a TOEFL score of 80 or higher on the iBT, with a minimum score of 18 in each of the four subcategories. Click here for the list of countries exempt from the TOEFL requirement.      

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. 

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: 6/30/19