International Admissions

International Admissions

International Credentials Evaluation

​Applicants who have attended a high school or college outside of the United States are required to provide an official international credentials evaluation through one of the following recommended companies:

International credentials evaluations are only accepted from evaluation companies recognized as NACES members or AICE members.


English Proficiency Test

All international applicants from countries where the primary language is not English who have not attended a U.S., UK., or Canadian school must demonstrate proof of English proficiency by providing one of the following test scores:

English Proficiency Test Exempted Countries
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • The Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Fiji
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Liberia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • Nambia
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe


I-20 Documents

Before being issued an I-20, international applicants must be admitted to STU, pay a non-refundable $200 enrollment deposit, and provide the following documents:

International applicants that are transferring from a U.S. high school or college must also provide a SEVIS Transfer Eligibility Form that has been completed by the admitted student and a DSO from the transferring institution.


International Scholarships

Academic scholarships are offered to new undergraduate international students, based on GPA. All admitted students will be automatically considered for these scholarships based on the information provided on their application.

  • GPA of 3.6+: Up to $13,000
  • GPA of 3.0 to 3.59: Up to $11,000
  • GPA of 2.99 or below: Up to $9,000

St. Thomas University does not offer fully funded 100% scholarships and graduate students are not eligible for any scholarships.




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Contact Us

For question about the international admissions process, please contact:

St. Thomas University Admissions
16401 NW 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
Call or Text: 305-563-8792

For questions about international student services, please contact:

Dr. Yu-wan Wang
Chief International Officer
Phone: 305-474-6908