International Student

Experience the TROY Spirit for Yourself.

 When you come to Troy University, you will find more than just a top-notch education guiding you to a lifetime of achievement; you will also discover something special within yourself – an inner strength and profound understanding of your ability to make a difference and accomplish more than you ever thought possible. We call it the TROY Spirit, and it has never been stronger than it is today.  

Academic Programs for International Students


International Admissions Requirements

 

Admission documents required for international admission

 Accepted via email by your recruiter.

  1. Completed International Application
  2. Official copy of transcripts or results for education years 10-12 AND diploma. More information below.
  3. Financial support statement (original bank statement and sponsor letter). More information below.
  4. Passport identification page with machine readable code visible
  5. English proficiency minimums: official TOEFL test overall score 61 or official IELTS test score 5.5 bands overall. More considerations below.

Note: Troy University main campus offers English as a Second Language courses. English proficiency placement test is available upon arrival.

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Applicants from the following countries do not need to submit proof of language proficiency:

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Grand Cayman
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
  • Trinidad/Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • U.S. high school graduates or U.S. Pacific Trust

Contact: intlrecruit@troy.edu for questions. We look forward to welcoming you!

Diplomas and Transcripts

 Unofficial copies of transcripts for initial evaluation of admission are acceptable.

Troy University strongly recommends attestation whenever possible. Contact your local EducationUSA office for attestation availability.

Upon admission, official copies are required. Official copies of high school diploma and transcripts or mark sheets both in the native language and in English must be provided.

Language Proficiency:

 If Troy University does not receive an official English Language proficiency test , any acceptance letter and I20 issued will remark that English as a Second Language classes are required until English proficiency is achieved. Please indicate your pending test and exam dates when submitting documents to prevent duplication and delays.

  • Only original English exam results directly from the organization are accepted. Student test score copies are not acceptable for admission. Exception: IELTS score cards accepted for admission consideration.

Other accepted forms of English Language Proficiency test:

ACT English section, Cambridge A/AS Level English result, Intl. Baccalaureate English, Pearson Test of English, SAT R/W section, DuoLingo, and iTep.  Please contact the Admissions office for more information.

Financial Information

 Bank Statement
The bank statement should not be older than six months. The bank statement should include its address, e-mail, web address, phone number, and reflect bank transactions of the past 6 months.

Sponsor Letter
Bank statements not in the applicant’s name require an original sponsor letter.
The letter should state the relationship between applicant and sponsor. The sponsor should include a brief description detailing how s/he intends to sponsor the applicant while attending Troy University.
Please sign and date the letter. If the sponsor letter is not in English, provide English translation.

If the sponsor is a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, the sponsor should complete form I-134 (Affidavit of Support), have it notarized and sent to our office in lieu of the sponsor letter.

 I-134 form

 

Admissions documents for international students

 Accepted via email by your recruiter.

  1. Completed International Application
  2. Official diploma, and transcripts or mark sheets of Bachelor’s degree. More information below.
  3. Financial support statement (original bank statement and sponsor letter). More information below.
  4. Passport identification page with machine readable code visible
  5. English proficiency minimums: official TOEFL test overall score 70 or official IELTS test score 6.0 bands overall. More considerations below.

Note: Troy University main campus offers English as a Second Language courses. English proficiency placement test is available upon arrival.

See more FAQs

Applicants from the following countries do not need to submit proof of language proficiency:

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Grand Cayman
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand
  • Trinidad/Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • U.S. graduates or U.S. Pacific Trust

Contact: intlrecruit@troy.edu for questions. We look forward to welcoming you!

Diplomas and Transcripts

 Unofficial copies of transcripts for initial evaluation of admission are acceptable.

Troy University strongly recommends attestation whenever possible. Contact your local EducationUSA office for attestation availability.

Upon admission, official copies are required. Official copies bachelor diploma and transcripts or mark sheets both in the native language and in English if original is not in English must be provided.

The Troy University Graduate School invites you to read statements on Three-Year Bachelor Degree holders, Honor’s Admission and more. Graduate Catalog

Language Proficiency:

 If Troy University does not receive an official English Language proficiency test , any acceptance letter and I20 issued will remark that English as a Second Language classes are required until English proficiency is achieved. Please indicate your pending test and exam dates when submitting documents to prevent duplication and delays.

  • Only original English exam results directly from the organization are accepted. Student test score copies are not acceptable for admission. Exception: IELTS score cards accepted for admission consideration.

Other accepted forms of English Language Proficiency test for graduate school applicants:

Pearson Test of English, TOEFL, IELTS, iTep, DuoLingo, Completion of English Composition I or its equivalent at a regionally accredited US institution, SAT R/W section, Cambridge A/AS level English result, International Baccalaureate English.  Contact the graduate admissions office for additional information.

Graduate Entrance Test Scores

 Test scores are required for specific academic program requirements.

Please consult the online Troy University Graduate catalog for details under each program.

Student copies of the GRE or GMAT are not acceptable for admission purposes.

GRE official score. The original should be sent directly to Troy University from the Educational Testing Service (ETS). The institutional code is 1738. 

GMAT official score. The original should be sent from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The institutional code is 1B1-ZJ-90

Financial Information

 Bank Statement
The bank statement should not be older than six months. The bank statement should include its address, e-mail, web address, phone number, and reflect bank transactions of the past 6 months.

Sponsor Letter
Bank statements not in the applicant’s name require an original sponsor letter.
The letter should state the relationship between applicant and sponsor. The sponsor should include a brief description detailing how s/he intends to sponsor the applicant while attending Troy University.
Please sign and date the letter. If the sponsor letter is not in English, provide English translation.

If the sponsor is a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, the sponsor should complete form I-134 (Affidavit of Support), have it notarized and sent to our office in lieu of the sponsor letter.

 I-134 form


 

English as Second Language (ESL)

The ESL program offers an intensive English program of study for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level students in the language skills of reading, writing, grammar, and listening and speaking. Courses for part-time students are also offered. Understanding U.S. American culture is an integral part of each class. Teachers use audio/visual materials, computer based technology, and individual attention to provide you with the opportunity to master the English language. The English as a Second Language classes are designed to help you succeed in reaching your goals. Completion of the program depends on performance in classes, not on a test score. Join us for an experience that will be rewarding to you culturally and academically.

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