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International Student Application Process
  • We encourage you to plan ahead and submit your application and all the required admission materials early. If you apply past the deadlines, we cannot guarantee that your application will be processed in time for the next semester start date. Once we have received all the required documents, you will receive an acknowledgement of the application by e-mail. Please allow two to three weeks for your application and credentials to be processed. 

     


    Undergraduate (including Conditional Admission)

    To apply as an international student to one of Capital’s undergraduate programs, please submit materials before April 15 for fall semester or October 15 for spring semester. Certain programs (e.g., nursing, etc.) may have earlier admission deadlines. Please check with the appropriate department to learn more about specific deadline.

    A completed undergraduate application includes:

    • Your application, from the International Student Application Packet (PDF)
    • Official external examination results
    • Official high school transcripts (Please submit original or certified copies of the records in the original language and of English translations of the records. Photocopies or facsimiles will not be accepted.)
      Capital requires all applicants to complete the following college prep course work at high school level to be considered:
      • 3 math classes
      • 3 science classes
      • 3 social studies classes
      • 2 English Classes
    • Official post-secondary education record. If you are transferring to Capital University from a university in the United States, you will need to submit your official college record/transcript in a sealed envelope. If you have taken college or university classes in another country, you will need to provide an official college record to our institution. You must also supply an official transcript(s) for the work to World Educations Services (WES). WES will provide a course to course evaluation of how we should interpret your previous work for transfer credit purposes. 
    • For international students currently on an I-20 from another U.S school, you will need to provide a copy of the front and back of an I-20 form, visa page, and other immigration documents (form I-20 or DS-2019, etc). Moreover, you will need to work with the admission office and complete the International Transfer Form.
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS score report, or SAT/ACT scores for native English speakers, TOEFL or IELTS score is waived if applicant has completed an English composition course at a U.S. college or university with a grade “C” or above.
    • For F-1 visa students, proof of funds to study in the form of current bank statements or an Affidavit of Support from the International Student Application Packet (PDF)
    • Photocopy of your passport identification page

    English as a Second Language Program

    ESL Application Deadlines (for students applying from outside the United States) 

    • Fall Semester deadline: Apply before June 1
    • Spring Semester deadline: Apply before October 1
    • Summer Semester deadline: Apply before March 1

    To apply to our ESL Program, follow the directions on the application form. A completed ESL application includes:

    Note to ESL transfer students:
    In addition to the standard application materials required above, students transferring to Capital University from another U.S. institution must work with an international student advisor to complete the International Transfer Form from the International Student Application Packet (PDF). Also, if the student is transferring from an ESL program in the United States, he or she must submit the latest grade report from the ESL program in addition to the high school and university transcripts. If you are currently in the U.S, we also require you to attach a copy of the front and back of the I-94 form, visa pages, and other immigration document (form I-20 or DS-2019, etc.).  

    Graduate and Adult Programs

    International students applying for a graduate programs should review the list of programs applications and submit the materials required by that program.
    If you are applying for any graduate program, Adult and Continuing Education Program, or the Nursing Accelerated Program, you may also need to include: