VISP Admission Requirements

You do not need to be a currently-enrolled student to apply. Any international student who has completed at least one semester of college/university study and meets the requirements below is welcome to apply.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If you are not a native speaker of English or if you did not complete your undergraduate degree from a college where English was the language of instruction, you must provide evidence that you meet the minimum level of proficiency. 

  • TOEFL: Minimum of 80 for Internet (iBT) and 550 for paper test or 213 (computer-based)
  • IELTS: Minimum of 6.5

Undergraduate Level Students

You are considered an undergraduate level student if you have not completed your undergraduate degree at your home university by the time you start studying on our campus. Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) equivalent at home university of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. View this international grade conversion guide.

Graduate and Dissertator Level Students

Currently-enrolled graduate students must be in good standing at their home institution. You are considered a graduate level student if you have already completed an undergraduate degree. You are considered a dissertator level student if you have completed your required graduate coursework and are currently working on your dissertation, or have completed your PhD.