Step 1: Submit Application and Fees
Complete the application for admission online and pay the non-refundable $30 application fee in U.S. Dollars.
Deadlines: Currently the international student deadlines are
Step 2: Submit Required Academic Credentials
The academic credentials required will vary based upon your entry level.
Step 3: SAT or ACT Scores
SAT and ACT test scores are required for all freshman applicants as well as for all students with less than 60 credits from an accredited post-secondary institution.
SAT test information can be found at http://www.collegeboard.com .(FAU school code: 5229)
ACT Test Information can be found at http://www.actstudent.org . (FAU school code: 0729). The ACT Residual test is offered at FAU’s Testing Center. For more information, go to http://www.fau.edu/testing/ACT.php.
Step 4: Submit English Proficiency Tests
If you are an international student, whose first language is not English, you must demonstrate your proficiency in the English language
To be exempt from the English proficiency test requirement you would need to be included in one of the following categories:
If you do not meet the requirements of any of the categories mentioned above, you are required to submit an English proficiency exam.
Currently, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will accept only the following exams to demonstrate English proficiency:
|English Proficiency Provider||Minimum Scores||Further Information|
|TOEFL||IBT(80) PBT (550)||www.ets.org/toefl|
|Cambridge English Language Assessment||180||www.cambridgeenglish.org|
|Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE)||55||www.pearsonpte.com|
For students who need assistance in meeting our English proficiency requirements, please explore our Program for Academic Readiness (PAR) program.
Step 5: Immigration/Visa Requirements
International applicants must submit immigration related documentation to the International Students and Scholar Services Office. For a list of the documents and additional details, please visit www.fau.edu/isss.
Scholarships are available for Spring and Fall terms only. There are a limited number of scholarships available including the Depan International Student Scholarship for freshmen and transfer students, the International Scholarship for Non-Resident students, and the Latin America & Caribbean Scholarship Program. Go to http://www.fau.edu/admissions/Scholarship-Intl.php for more information.