Thomas University enrolls international students in degree programs from across the globe. We enjoy the diversity they bring to the classroom!
Students are classified as “International” if they meet any of the criteria listed below. Additional materials are needed for each of the criteria. Please review this web site carefully to see what is needed in your specific case.
Classification as an International Applicant:
Deadlines for International Applicants*
* Note: All admission requirements must be met on or before the posted deadline. All international files require more documentation than traditional files. How much more information depends on your situation. Please review the following categories carefully to see what additional materials are needed. Remember, these materials must be submitted by the stated deadlines.
The Admission Committee considers applicants on the basis of their official secondary school record, along with SAT/ACT and TOEFL scores. Applicants for first-year admission (no prior college) should submit the following:
Transfer students who have attended an institution outside of the United States must submit the following:
Transfer students who have attended another United States institution must submit the following:
Candidates for graduate admission to Thomas University must submit the following:
P.O. Box 618056
Chicago, IL 60661-8056
InCred International Credential Evaluations
Foreign Credentials Services of America
1910 Justin Lane
Austin, TX 78757
1 (877) 553-4285
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 520
Washington, DC 20036
World Education Services, Inc.
PO Box 745 Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745
Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
PO Box 92970
Milwaukee, WI 53202-0970
Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)
+1 215 222 8454
CGFNS is the only credential evaluation service provider recognized by all state Boards of Nursing. Thomas University only accepts foreign transcript evaluations for Nursing from CGFNS.
Please note that a student must be officially accepted to Thomas University before we issue an I-20. In order to process a student’s I-20, we must receive all admission requirements for international students.
Additionally, we will need the following documents prior to issuing your I-20 from Thomas University:
NOTE: If you are currently a student at another institution in the United States and have a valid I-20 from that institution, you will need a new I-20 issued by Thomas University.
All international students are strongly encouraged to maintain health insurance coverage for the duration of their studies. It is the student’s responsibility to procure this coverage and to assume financial responsibility for it.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.