International students at John Wesley University currently come to us from all around the world including countries like Ethiopia, Brazil, Jamaica and the United Kingdom.
On this page you will find steps to take for coming to the United States and studying with the John Wesley University Lions! One bit of advice we would give is that you start early with the admissions process. International communication can take some time, and we want to be sure you are all set in time for the start of classes.
The deadline for international students to apply (with all of their application materials turned in) is June 15th.
At any time, if you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 1: Apply Online!
Go to OUR FREE ONLINE APPLICATION to apply. Complete the application and click “Submit.”
In 24 hours, you will get a “Welcome!” email and confirmation of application receipt from our Admissions Office.
Step 2: Send us your school records
Each applicant attending a high school or college/university outside of the United States MUST present a course-by-course transcript and official translations of their credentials completed by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluations Services (NACES – http://naces.org/) or endorsed by a member of the Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc., (AICE – http://www.aice-eval.org/ ).
Two recommended agents that can assist with this credentialing are:
Josef Silny and Associates
7101 SW 102 Avenue, Miami, FL 33173 http://www.jsilny.com
World Educational Services
1031 Ives Dairy road, #228, Miami, FL 33179 https://www.wes.org/
Transcripts can be mailed to 1215 Eastchester Dr. High Point, NC 27265 . Or, an official may email the transcripts to email@example.com.
Step 3: Send us your test scores
All international students must demonstrate English proficiency in one of the following ways:
- SAT Scores on the English Language Usage + Writing test = 450 or higher OR
- ACT Scores on the English component of 18 or higher OR
- TOEFL: BT – Test Score of 56 or higher OR
- TOEFL:iBT – Test Score of 83 or higher OR
- IELTS: Test Score of 5.5 or higher
Test Scores can be mailed to 1215 Eastchester Dr. High Point, NC 27265 . (John Wesley University’s test codes: ACT – 3110 and SAT – 5348)
Step 4: Verify your Finances
International applicants must certify that they have adequate and available funds to maintain and support their stay in the United States for the purpose of earning a Bachelor of Arts degree at John Wesley University. Applicants must certify that they have at least $25,000 available for each year of undergraduate study, which is an estimated amount for covering tuition, fees, books, supplies, housing, insurance and incidentals for a single person. Transportation and off-campus living may require additional funds.
Each international applicant is required to submit the following forms before an admissions decision will be made:
- Certificate of Financial Support of International Students
- International Student Financial Guarantee Form
Step 5: Admissions Decision
An admissions decision will be made after John Wesley University has received all of the requested information above.
Step 6: Upon Acceptance
If the Admissions Committee considers your previous records to be compatible with a successful education at John Wesley University, you will receive an official acceptance letter. Upon receipt of the acceptance letter, the following information will become essential:
- John Wesley University will issue a form I-20, sent to applicant’s address on file.
John Wesley University will issue the form I-20 only after the applicant has met the following requirements:
- The student is officially accepted.
- The institution receives a Certificate of Financial Support & International Student Financial Guarantee Form.
- A $200 matriculation fee has been collected. (Fee may be paid over the phone with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card 01- 855-528-7358)
- After receiving the form I-20, the international student should secure a student visa from the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the country of permanent residence. Under no circumstances should a student enter the United States with the intent to register at John Wesley University unless they have a current I-20 AND a student visa.
- During their enrollment at John Wesley University, international students MUST purchase health insurance from a company which has headquarters in the United States and whose programs and services are routinely accepted throughout the United States. Please submit a Proof of Insurance Form
- Additional required documentation:
Housing Application (if applicable)