Eligibility

Any international student who has completed at least one semester of college/university study and meets the proficiency requirements below is welcome to apply. Applicants do not need to be currently enrolled in an educational institution.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Non-native speakers of English and those who have not recently studied at a university where English was the language of instruction must provide language proficiency test scores showing scores at or equal to the following:

TOEFL: Minimum of 80 (iBT) / 550 (PBT)
IELTS
: Minimum of 6.5

Undergraduate Level Students

Undergraduate level students have had at least one semester of college/university study and will not have completed their degree before arriving in Madison. Students must be in good academic standing with a minimum grade point average (GPA) equivalent at home university of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. View this international grade conversion guide and contact us if you have any questions.

Graduate and Dissertator Level Students

Graduate level students have completed an undergraduate degree and may or may not have started a graduate program. Dissertator-level students have completed all graduate coursework and are currently working on a dissertation, or have completed a PhD. No additional requirements apply for students in these classifications.