For the purpose of admission, William Paterson University international students are defined as:
"An international student is defined as an individual who is enrolled for credit at an accredited higher education institution in the U.S. on a temporary visa, and who is not an immigrant (permanent resident with an I-51 or Green Card), or an undocumented immigrant, or a refugee." (UNESCO)
Individuals who are not American citizens and those who do not have permanent residence status with an I-51 or Green Card must apply as “international students”.
International students must submit all the forms included in the “instructions for international students applying for undergraduate/graduate programs”.
International admission requirements include the following items:
- completed application and $50 application fee
- evaluation of foreign academic credentials
- official scores attained on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
- any program requirements
- International documentation required
Internet-based 80 or higher
Computer-based 213 or higher
Paper-based 550 or higher
Overall band score of 6.0 or higher
Foreign Educational Credentials
Application deadlines for international students are the same as for domestic students.
For further information regarding international student status please visit The Center for International Education