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- Completed Undergraduate Application (UofL's Take Flight application or the Common App)
$25 non-refundable application fee (U.S. dollars).
Proof of English proficiency
All high school and college transcripts
Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scalee
Please view the detailed requirements including Priority Deadline, Academic Records, and Financial Statement on this website.
Please view the detailed transfer requirement on this website https://louisville.edu/admissions/apply/transfer/admissions
- Complete Graduate Application Form
- $65 non-refundable application fee (U.S. dollars)
- Official transcripts
- Proof of English proficiency
- Letters of recommendations
- Each program might require additional application materials, including GRE and GMAT test scores. You may view the specific requirements of each program from this website.
International applicants who have received an official letter of acceptance are ready to begin the I-20/DS-2019 process. After receiving your form I-20/DS2019, you are now ready to schedule an appointment for a visa interview at your closest U.S. Embassy/Consulate.
Required documents for an I-20/DS2-2019
F-1/J-1 visa applicants must submit the following items to the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) email account:
- A copy of your Passport Photo identification page
- Proof of Financial Support- An official bank document proving you or a sponsor is able to financially support your studies for the specified amount for the first year. The cost calculation for one year of studies can be found below.
- Affidavit of Support - If getting funding from a sponsor or family, your financial documentation must include a dated letter from the sponsor stating that they are willing to support you (including dollar amount of support).
- If receiving university funding (i.e., assistantship, fellowship), send a copy of your offer letter.
- If you are not fully funded, you will have to show financial proof of the remaining balance.
Your financial document must reflect this amount, which covers the first year of non-resident tuition, living expenses and health insurance.