International Students


"I am always gratified to assist international students in putting their newly-acquired English language skills to solid use in the university classroom.  Applying their English to specific academic disciplines must be challenging, and I appreciate their efforts tremendously." - Mike Morsovillo, Director of Transfer Admission

Dominican University welcomes applications from international students. We are authorized by the US Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to issue SEVIS I-20s and accept F-1 students.

Application Process

International students applying to Dominican University must have completed the equivalent of a United States high school education and are responsible for having the following documents sent to Dominican:

1) The completed university international student application form and pay a non-refundable $100 application fee.

2) Official transcripts from secondary schools and colleges or universities of degrees, diplomas or certificates, and credentials must be sent to the admissions office. Transcripts must be translated and evaluated by either ECE or WES.

3) Demonstration of proficiency in English with a minimum score of:

  • 550 on the paper based TOEFL
  • 213 on the computer based TOEFL
  • 79-80 on the IBT
  • 53 on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTEA)
  • or by successfully completing Level 112 in the ELS program

ELS has a center on the Dominican University campus.

Additional Expenses

  • Health insurance or equivalent coverage must be obtained from an insurance agency
  • University fees, books and personal items
  • Housing and living expenses¬†when the college is not in session

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