International Student Admission Procedures

Admission to Wilmington College is open to international students demonstrating high academic ability. The appropriate Committee on Admission will act upon an application when all admission documents have been received:

  1. All graduate programs may accept international students. Prior to application, international applicants should review the program information in this catalog for program-specific requirements and contact Admissions for current information on the application process.
  2. Applicants who have graduated from a non-U.S. college or university must submit acceptable evidence of U.S. degree and/or course equivalency. Applicants must have foreign transcripts evaluated be Foreign Credentials Service of America or World Education Services (WES). The evaluation must state that the transcript(s) reflect an equivalency of a U.S. degree. Fees associated with such evaluations are the responsibility of the student.
  3. If your native language is not English and you do not have a degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, you must have a minimum score on one of the following exams:
    1. TOEFL, IBT = 80
    2. IELTS = 6.5
    3. ELS = Level 112
  4. Financial Evidence of Support must be provided to obtain an I-20. Before an I-20 form will be issued, students must make satisfactory arrangements for the payment of the first year’s expenses.

All necessary documents, including academic records, and proof of English language proficiency, must be received before an admission decision can be made.