Office of International Students & Programs

+How to Apply

Applying is the first step. You cannot get an F-1 Visa until you have already applied and been accepted to the University.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

All of the credentials listed below must be written in English. All translations must be certified.
1. Application for Admission. Please be sure to indicate starting date, term and the selected program. Submit by application deadline as listed final page of application. Please make sure to sign and date the application. Click here for Application
2. Application Fee. With the application submit a non-refundable $40.00 (U.S. Dollars) fee. For immediate processing of application the application fee must be received with the application.
3. Transcripts. Please provide all the following that apply to you:
a) Final High-School  Transcripts. Official Certified copies of all original secondary and/or high school diplomas or proof of high school, secondary or senior secondary school graduation, including official transcripts, must be sent directly to Franklin University. PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
b) College Transcripts. Official certified copies of original post-secondary academic records should be sent directly to Franklin University by the issuing institution. If submitted by the student, the documents must be in a sealed, stamped envelope, unopened. Additional documents required are official copies of diplomas/certificates, official transcripts and syllabi for any courses for which specific credits are required. PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
4. For faster evaluations you may have your credentials evaluated by: World Education Services (WES) at   www.wes.org, or Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) at www.ece.org
If you choose to have your credentials evaluated, the cost of WES or ECE is the responsibility of the student. Please go to their websites for cost information.
5. Identification. Please provide a copy of your passport information page.
6. English proficiency. Franklin University does not offer a beginning level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Students applying from outside the U.S. must submit a score of:
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) 45 for internet-based, 133 for computer-based, 450 for paper-based, or IELTS (International   English Language Testing System) score of band 4.5.
Franklin University’s Institutional Code is 1229
7. Franklin’s English  Placement Test is required of all Franklin’s students.
8. Official financial  statements and supporting documents demonstrating availability of funding sufficient for at least the first   academic year. PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. No Certificate of   Eligibility (I-20) will be issued without evidence of adequate financial support.Click here for Financial Statement for F-1 Visa.

 

 GRADUATE STUDENTS

All of the credentials listed below must be written in English. All translations must be certified.
1. Application for Admission. Please be sure to indicate starting date, term and the selected program.Please make sure to sign and date the application.Click here for Application
2. Application Fee. With the application submit a non-refundable $30.00  (U.S. Dollars) fee. For immediate processing of application the application fee must be received with the application.
3. Transcripts & Requirements. Please provide all the following:
a) An earned bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college, university, or other institution of higher learning.
Official transcripts from institution where bachelor’s degree was earned. Submitted directly to Franklin University. PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.
For faster evaluations you may have your credentials evaluated by: World Education Services (WES) at www.wes.org, or Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) at www.ece.org   
If you choose to have your credentials evaluated, the cost of WES or ECE is the responsibility of the student. Please go to their websites for cost information.
b) Grade Point Average (GPA). If the G.P.A. is 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale, no GMAT or GRE will   be required. No particular previous course of study is required to apply. The   candidate’s work history, references, and other personal qualities and characteristics will be considered as well.
c) If the GPA is below 2.75, an evaluation of the GMAT or GRE scores will be required. The candidate’s work history, references, and other personal qualities and characteristics will be considered as well.
d) Admissions Essay. An 800 word (maximum) statement-of-purpose essay.
e) Curriculum Vitae which includes 3 professional or academic references.
4. Identification. Please provide a copy of your passport information page.
5. English proficiency. Submit official:
TOEFL (Test of English as a   Foreign Language) 79 for internet-based, 213 for computer-based, 550 for paper-based, or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of band 6.
Franklin University’s Institutional Code is 1229
6. Official financial statements and supporting documents demonstrating availability of funding sufficient for at least the first   academic year. PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. No Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) will be issued without evidence of adequate financial support.Click here for Financial Statement for F-1 Visa.

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