International Students

In order to complete your admission to UVU, the the following steps are required for all International students:

New International ESL Student (Information PDF)

New International Student (Information PDF)

Complete the Application

Fill out the application completely (must be 18 years or older to apply).

 

The Affadavit of Support for an International Student at Utah Valley University

To be completed by the person who will be providing money for tuition, fees and living expenses, with an original bank statement or Tax return attached. Please note: If you are sponsoring yourself you will need to provide a letter from your bank showing the needed amount on deposit under your name. ALL FINANCIAL SUPPORT PAPERS MUST BE IN ENGLISH, SHOWING AMOUNTS IN U.S. DOLLARS.

 

Official Transcripts or Records

Send official transcripts or records, with your application, showing you have graduated from a school level that meets U.S. high school requirements for graduation.

 

English Proficiency is Required

You must submit either an official TOEFL test score (61 or better, IBT) or the IELTS- 5.5 or better.  Test scores must be less than one year old. If you meet English proficiency requirements, you must take an entrance exam prior to registering for classes. This EXAM WILL DETERMINE YOUR FIRST SEMESTER CLASSES. If you apply for English as a Second Language no test score is required, however you must attend at least one full semester before testing out of ESL and requesting an undergraduate I-20.

 

Pay the Application Fee

The application fee is $100 and is nonrefundable. This is to be submitted in U.S. currency by check, money order or U.S. dollars.

 

Notice of Processing Time

Inasmuch as mailing time varies for each country, please allow 3-4 weeks for your documents to be processed and returned to you in time for you to obtain your visa and make the necessary travel arrangements. You should arrive here a week or more before the first day of class for testing, mandatory orientation, advisement and registration. To expedite receiving your I-20, we recommend you pay the $60 FedEx fee. This allow us to return your I-20 via Express Mail.

 

 

International Transfer Student (Information PDF)

Complete the Application

Fill out the application completely (must be 18 years or older to apply).

 

The Affadavit of Support for an International Student at Utah Valley University

To be completed by the person who will be providing money for tuition, fees and living expenses, with an original bank statement or Tax return attached. Please note: If you are sponsoring yourself you will need to provide a letter from your bank showing the needed amount on deposit under your name. ALL FINANCIAL SUPPORT PAPERS MUST BE IN ENGLISH, SHOWING AMOUNTS IN U.S. DOLLARS.

 

Official Transcripts or Records

Send official transcripts or records, with your application, showing you have graduated from a school level that meets U.S. high school requirements for graduation.

 

English Proficiency is Required

You must submit either an official TOEFL test score (61 or better, IBT) or the IELTS- 5.5 or btter.  Test scores must be less than one year old. If you meet English proficiency requirements, you must take an entrance exam prior to registering for classes. This EXAM WILL DETERMINE YOUR FIRST SEMESTER CLASSES. If you apply for English as a Second Language no test score is required, however you must attend at least one full semester before testing out of ESL and requesting an undergraduate I-20.

 

Pay the Application Fee

The application fee is $100 and is nonrefundable. This is to be submitted in U.S. currency by check, money order or U.S. dollars.

 

Transferring from Another Institution

If you transfer from another institution in the United States, your previous school must complete the Transfer certification form. Put your name on the top of the document, and give the form to the previous school. The previous school will complete the form and send it directly to Utah Valley University along with an official copy of your transcript from their institution.

 

Notice of Processing Time

Please allow 3-4 weeks for documents to be reviewed, processed, and returned to you in time for your current school to transfer your SEVIS record (I-20) to UVU prior to the beginning of class.  You will be required to attend a mandatory orientation for all new UVU students.