Chaminade University regularly admits students from other countries and welcomes the international representation they bring to the student body. It is recognized, however, that students from other countries may have special needs with regard to language, finances, living arrangements, and other matters pertaining to college or personal life. Assistance with these concerns and with immigration and visa requirements is available in the Record's Office.
International applications will be processed through the Office of Admissions. I-20 processing will be conducted through the Records Office.
Applicants who are citizens of a country other than the United States must present the official credentials required for admission as a first-year or transfer student as well as the following:
• Official records for at least the last four years of secondary school study and any university level or post-secondary course work that has been completed or attempted. These records must list all subjects taken, grades earned, or examination results in each subject, and all diplomas and certificates.
• Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit official results from either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), minimum score on the TOEFL –IBT is 79. (www.toefl.org). Ilets, minimum score is 6.5 (www.ielts.org) PTE, minimum score is 53 (www.pearsonpte.com) STEP EIKEN, minimum score of Pre 1 (https://www.eiken.or.jp/eiken/en/eiken-tests/)
• Apply for an evaluation of an undergraduate college transcript to a member of the following organization: National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org/)
• All international students must provide evidence of financial capacity for the cost of their education, including tuition, fees, course materials and living expenses.
All international applicants will need to provide a copy of their passport as part of the application