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How to Apply as an International First-Year Student:

Term of Entry Deadline to Apply
Fall Semester February 1
Spring Semester October 1

International Undergraduate Admission Guide

International Admission Guide »

  • Apply online through the Common Application. There is a non-refundable application fee of $50 which can be paid with a credit card.
  • Have your official scores from the SAT or ACT sent directly to CNU*. Results should be sent directly from the testing agency. CNU's SAT code is 5128 and our ACT code is 4345.
  • Submit your high school transcripts to an official credential evaluator who will prepare an objective, analytical review that describes and interprets your credentials in terms of their U.S. equivalents. Once the review is complete a copy of the review must to be sent directly from the credential evaluator to the Office of Admission. 
  • Submit your scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). If English is not your native language, and your secondary school instruction was not in English, you must submit a TOEFL score of 530 or above on the paper-based test, a score of 71 or above for the internet-based test, or a score of 197 or above on the computer-based test.
  • Submit a Financial Resources Statement (if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident). In addition, please attach any official bank statements or affidavits to show that you can afford to study in the United States.

For questions or more information, please contact the Office of Admission.

*Note: The SAT requirement is only for students from English speaking nations.*