Point welcomes international students who are interested in enrollment! An international applicant is a non-immigrant, seeking to obtain an F-1 visa (student visa) to enter
the United States to study at Point University OR a non-immigrant currently studying
in the United States on an F-1 visa, seeking to transfer
to Point University.In addition to the regular admission process, all international students must provide the following:
Certified, translated copies of all final academic records (transcripts) from any high school or college attended. This requires a course-by-course credential translation and evaluation
listing all subjects with their corresponding value expressed in semester credits and grade equivalents used within the United States. World Education Services
) or Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
) are the two international credential translation and evaluation services accepted by Point University.
If English is not your first language, proof of English proficiency must be shown by submitting a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the iBt (with a minimum score of 20 in each section) OR score 550 on the paper based exam, OR score 213 on the computer-based exam. All score reports must be official. TOEFL scores must be less than two years old if the student has not been studying at an institution in the United States since taking the exam.
If English is your first language, proof of English proficiency must be shown by submitting an official SAT-I verbal score of 430 or higher OR submit an official transcript showing that the equivalent of ENG 101 and 102 (Critical Reading and Writing or first-year composition class) have been passed with a grade of C or higher at an accredited institution in the United States.
CERTIFICATE OF FINANCES
Since international students are not generally permitted to hold a job off campus and may work only 20 hours on campus, evidence of financial ability to attend the institution must be supplied. The certificate of finances, detailing the means of support and amount of contribution of supporting parties, must be completed with original signatures, and notarized or certified by bank officials
. Click here
for the Certificate of Finances and Itemized Explanation.
FORMS FOR INTERNATIONAL ADMISSION
A checklist is provided for your reference. Applications are not considered complete until all items have been received. Click here
for the Point University Checklist for International Admission.
Application for Admission
Spiritual Reference Form
International Certification of Finances Form (with itemized explanation)
Affidavit of Financial Support
Immunization and Medical History Form
An I-20 form will be issued only after all documents have been received and final, regular admission is granted.
Any international admitted to the United States on an F-1 visa is required by federal law to be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.
Below are some helpful links for international students:
U.S.Immigration and Customs Enforcement: Arrival at a U.S. Port of Entry… What a Student Can Expect
U.S.Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
Foreign Consular Offices in the United States