​​​I​nternational Graduate Students

​Graduate applicants to the University of Findlay are students who have completed the equivalent of a U.S. four-year bachelor’s degree at either a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an institution recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education in their home country.


All prospective graduate students, including University of Findlay seniors, apply for admission through the University of Findlay's online application system, found at each graduate program’s website and here. When applying for admission, please select the application that is linked to the graduate program AND entry point you wish to start classes at the University of Findlay.


The University of Findlay offers a wide range of master's and doctoral programs. The admission criteria vary by program. Please review the admission criteria closely for the program you are applying for.  You can find a comprehensive list of programs here.


The English Test Score requirements can be waived if the student can demonstrate English proficiency. Learn more about the criteria to demonstrate English proficiency here.​

Admission Criteria By Graduate Program

​Program
​Credentials
​English Proficiency
​GRE/GMAT
​Letters of Recommendation
​GPA

​Master of Business Administration

​Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term.

TOEFL: 79; IELTS 6.5 overall band score with a 6.0 in Reading and Writing; 61 PTE​​​; Duolingo: 100

Not Required​

​Not Required

​2.5 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergrad coursework

​Master of Science in Environmental, Safety and Health Management

Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term.​

TOEFL: 79; IELTS 6.5 overall band score with a 6.0 in Reading and Writing; 61 PTE; Duolingo: 100

Not Required

Not Required

​3.0 GPA

​Master of Arts in Education
​Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term.​
TOEFL: 79 iBT; IELTS 6.5; PTE: Not Accepted; Duolingo: 100​
​Not Required
 3 letters of recommendation are required if GPA is between 2.5 – 2.75 ​
2.75 GPA (3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergrad coursework)​
​Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Linguistics
Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term.​
TOEFL: 79 iBT; IELTS 7.0; PTE​: Not Accepted​; Duolingo: 100
Not Required​3 letters of recommendation & goal statement
2.75 GPA​​
​Master of Science in Health Informatics
​Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term
TOEFL: 79; IELTS 6.5 overall band score with a 6.0 in Reading and Writing; 61 PTE; Duolingo: 100​Not Required​​Not Required
​3.0 GPA

​Master of Science in Applied Security and Analytics
Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term​TOEFL: 79; IELTS 6.5 overall band score with a 6.0 in Reading and Writing; 61 PTE​; Duolingo: 100
Not Required​​Not Required
3.0 GPA​
​Master of Occupational Therapy
Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term​​
TOEFL 89 iBT, Minimums: 26 in speaking 24 in writing; IELTS 7.0 total band score; PTE Not Accepted​​
​Not Required
2 letters of recommendation​3.0 GPA​
​Master of Athletic Training
​​Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term​​
TOEFL 79 iBT; IELTS 7.0 total band score​; PTE Not Accepted
​Not Required
​Not Required
​3.0 GPA

​Master of Physician Assistant
​​Original & official credentials showing completion and awarding of an undergraduate degree, or work completed through at least the 7th term​​
TOEFL 100 iBT, Minimums: 25 in speaking 25 in writing; IELTS 8.0 total band score; PTE Not Accepted​GRE exam required with scores reported to PTCAS​Not Required​3.0​

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Application Process

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Apply

​Apply for admission through ​the University's Application Portal​. Be sure to fill out the application completely, as it will be used to determine admissibility. Once an application has been started, you will be able to save your progress and continue any time until you have all the information entered to be able to submit your application. ​​

Application fees

There is no application fee to apply the University of Findlay. However, if you are admitted to Findlay, we do require you pay the e-ship fee in order for Findlay to mail your I-20 to you.

Application Deadlines

The University of Findlay has rolling admission, so there are not defined application deadlines.  However, in order to ensure the appropriate amount of time for the University to review your application, process your I-20 and leave enough time for visa interviews and travel arrangements, we do ask that you apply as early as possible.


​Upcoming Entry Points:

    • ​​​​Summer IELP: Classes Start May ​25, 2020
    • Fall 2020 Semester: Classes Start August 17, 2020
    • Spring 2021 Semester: Classes Start January 11, 2020​

Required Documents

Transcripts: Original and official credentials showing completion of required secondary school work, or work completed through at least the first term of the final year. A certified English translation and the original credential in the foreign language are required.


If you are an undergraduate student applying for a second bachelor's degree, you need to provide credentials showing completion and awarding of a bachelor's degree.


Proof of English Proficiency: Official proof of English proficiency in the form of TOEFL (61), IELTS (6.0), iTEP (3.5) or PTE Academic (50) score. You may also use the successful completion of Level 8 of The Language Company.


Track Your Application​

Your application will be evaluated once we receive a completed application ​and all required documentation. The status of your application can be tracked he​re. Please allow 5-7 business days for the online tracker to reflect an admission decision.​



What do I need to submit in order to receive my Form I-20 and admissions package?

  • Passport.
  • Bank statement proving the capability to pay tuition, mandatory fees, and room & board for one year. 
  • Create an eShip Global express shipment label (you will need your referenced ID number). An I-20 will be issued within 5-7 business days upon confirmed payment for eShip label. Please note that eShip Global only allows us to send ONE I-20 per express package.

Who do I contact if I have questions concerning the shipment of my admissions package?

If you have questions concerning your eShip Global shipment please contact:


Things to Remember

  • The University of Findlay does not require nor do we review personal essays or letters of recommendation.

  • Scholarships will be awarded at the point of admittance based on your GPA and ACT/SAT Scores. ACT/SAT scores are not required for admission or scholarships but additional dollars can be awarded for submitted scores.

  • ​Remember to answer the University of Findlay specific questions in the Common Application


Questions?

Contact the Office of International Admissions and Immigration Services at [email protected].​