Stephen F. Austin State University

INTERNATIONAL ADMISSONS

HOW TO APPLY

(See below for English Language, New, Graduate and Transfer Students)

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if we can assist you.

Telephone - (936) 468-3927

Fax - (936) 468-7215

Email - international@sfasu.edu

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ALL documents should be mailed to one of the following addresses:

Regular Mail and DHL Express Mail (Fed-Ex, UPS, etc.)

International Programs

Stephen F. Austin State University

P.O. Box 6152, SFA Station

Nacogdoches, TX 75962

International Programs

Stephen F. Austin State University

404 Aikman Drive

Liberal Arts North Building #402

Nacogdoches, TX 75962

Admissions Brochures and Websites:

Brochure in OFF-LINE/PDF format: International Student Brochure

View our Online Brochure

Admission to the English Language Institute

All students who wish to be admitted to the English Language Institute must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. Please note that a basic understanding of English as well as the English alphabet is required. A completed application for admission to the ELI must include:

Students are encouraged to complete the application form as soon as possible to allow time to secure your visa and arrange travel to the U.S. Successful applicants will be sent a letter of acceptance and a Certificate of Eligibility (I-20 form) by regular air mail. The I-20 form is required in order to apply for a visa at the nearest US consulate.

Admission as an International Freshman Student

International freshman applicants must have at least a 2.500 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on all secondary coursework.

To apply as an international freshman applicant, you must submit the following documents:

If accepted, you would be required to submit the following documents prior to any acceptance letter and I-20 being issued:

Admission as an International Transfer Student

International transfer applicants must have at least a 2.000 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on all post-secondary coursework.

To apply as an international transfer applicant, you must submit the following documents:

If accepted, you would be required to submit the following documents prior to any acceptance letter and I-20 being issued:

Admission as an International Graduate Student

All admission decisions regarding international graduate applicants are made by their respective academic departments. Once all documents are received by International Admissions, your file will be sent to the appropriate academic department for their consideration. Most departments return an admission decision within 2-4 weeks, however, some departments may take longer.

International graduate applicants should consult the website of the academic department you are seeking admission into for any department specific requirements.

To apply as an international graduate applicant, you must submit the following documents:

If accepted, you would be required to submit the following documents prior to any acceptance letter and I-20 being issued: