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International Students

International Applicants

For admission purposes, an international student is defined as an applicant who seeks an F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant classification. International applicants should file the appropriate freshman or transfer application online at

Applicants from non-English-speaking countries must submit TOEFL scores along with official educational transcripts including English translations where applicable to the University Application Processing Center. The deadline for international applicants to submit a completed application and official transcripts is posted on the website for fall and spring admission. Conditional admission is not available to students who require a semester or a year to learn English. Applicants are responsible for the payment of all tuition and fees at the time of course registration every semester. Financial assistance is not provided to international students; they must provide proof of financial ability to finance their tuition, fees, room & board, books, transportation and incidental expenses. The estimated cost is $45,827. USD per year and is subject to change. Housing arrangements must be made by the student. The law regulating international students studying in the United States can be found on the United States Citizenship & Immigration website at under 8CFR214.2. Policies governing International Student Services are based upon policies and practices recommended by CUNY General Counsel, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, AACRAO: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and other educational organizations.