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Graduate Checklist

International Graduate or Second Bachelor’s Degree Student Requirements

When making admission decisions, we consider the characteristics of the applicant’s national system of education and the level of study completed.

Second Bachelor’s Degree (Postbaccalaureate) Applicants:

  • Complete the online International-Graduate application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts from your college(s), including an English-language version.
  • Send a copy of your diploma.
  • Submit official English Proficiency exam results.

Transcripts and English proficiency results will not be accepted as faxes, scans, photocopies or already opened documents. Documents will not be returned after they are received by SOU.

Graduate Program Applicants:

  • Complete the online International-Graduate application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts from your college(s), including an English-language version.
  • Send a copy of your diploma.
  • Submit official English Proficiency exam results.
  • Submit official GRE exam results if you are applying to the graduate programs in Computer Science, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, or Psychology.
  • Complete and submit any additional paperwork as required by the program. check with the specific graduate program for additional information.

Not all graduate programs will offer conditional admission. Students must submit all other materials before being considered by a department for conditional admission.

Transcripts and English proficiency results will not be accepted as faxes, scans, photocopies or already opened documents. Documents will not be returned after they are received by SOU.

GPA Criteria
3.00 on a 4.0 scale OR
80% on a 0-100% scale

Your GPA will be calculated by the SOU Admissions Office upon receipt of your official documents.

Application Timeline
Application decisions are made approximately 4-6 weeks (20-30 business days) after the receipt of all information. Letters of admission will be delivered to the SOU Office of International Programs (OIP). OIP will work with you regarding the mailing of the admission packet and visa documents.