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International Admission

Applying to Saint Mary's as an international student

Who should apply to Saint Mary’s as an international student?

  • Current high school or college students who are not U.S. citizens/permanent residents

Not the type of admission you seek? Return to the “How to Apply” page

International applicants must submit the following to the Office of Admission:

  1. An application for undergraduate admission (choose one the following):
    SMU online application  |  printable version
    Common App online application  |  printable versions
    Universal College online application
  2. A $25.00 non-refundable application fee, If using the SMU printed application
  3. Original financial verification document(s)
  4. Original transcripts of high school/college/university grades, translated into English
  5. Score report from one of the following tests sent directly from the testing agency:
    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - SMU  code:  6632
    International English Language Testing Service (IELTS)
  6. Personal statement or essay
  7. Score report from one of the following tests, If requested, sent directly from the testing agency:
    American College Test (ACT) – SMU code: 2148, OR
    Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) – SMU code: 6632
  8. Copy of your passport page(s) showing full name, birth date and passport expiration date
  9. Application for the US$8,000 – 14,000 International Student Cultural Diversity Scholarship (optional)
  10. US$300 confirmation deposit after admittance