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Graduate Admissions

The admissions process is an evaluation that requires submission of an admissions application and official academic documents (and academic transcripts and test scores when appropriate). We encourage applicants to follow the steps below when submitting an application.

Application Process

Domestic Students

How to Apply
  • Complete a Graduate application
  • $40.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Request official college/university transcripts
  • Request official GRE/GMAT/MAT results, if required by the Graduate program of your choice
  • Be sure to follow the application deadline for your program of choice
  • Send letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose, etc., if applicable
  • Check STU Graduate webpage for graduate program requirements

International Applicants

Additional Documents

Applicants who have attended a university/college outside of the United States must present a course-by-course evaluation and official translation of their credentials completed by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or endorsed member by the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

The University has a close working relationship with the below members:

Josef Silny and Associates
7101 SW 102nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33173

World Education Services
1031 Ives Dairy Road #228
Miami, FL 33179

English Proficiency

All graduate international applicants must demonstrate proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:

Minimum official test scores:

  • TOEFL iBT® Test: 79
  • TOEFL cBT® Test: 213
  • IELTS: 6.0
  • PTE: 50

Financial Guarantee Form

As required by the United States Government before the issuing of any I-20s, students must submit a Financial Guarantee Form that includes proof of financial support. The Financial Guarantee Form should be supported by:

  • Bank Letter/Bank Statement for last 4 months
  • Scholarship Award
  • Submit copy of your passport information page

You may submit copies (scanned or faxed) but please note that the US Consulate in your country will require original financial information upon submission of your request to obtain a student visa. The information you submit to us will need to be the same as you submit to the Consulate office.

Cost of Attendance

Your financial guarantee form must reflect that you have adequate financial support to meet the cost of attendance. Please refer to the annual estimated cost of graduate attendance.

Annual Estimate of Cost of Attendance

Academic Year
Fall & Spring Semester
Total Cost
Tuition & Fees Full-Time (6 Credits) 12 Credits per Year
Education, Liberal Studies, Science Teaching and Counseling programs $631 per credit $7,572
Communication, Science, and Business Programs $782 per Credit $9,384
Theology $537 per credit $6,444
Books Included in Tuition Included in Tuition
On-Campus Clinic*
$180 per year

* International students are billed the university health insurance rate at $1,570 per year.