International Students

Students

As a historically black institution, Voorhees University has a great regard for diversity and welcomes all people, regardless of race, religion, color, creed, gender, marital status, age, or national or ethnic origin. International students are an important part of creating that diversity on our campus. 

Step 1 (Getting Accepted)

The transcript(s) must be evaluated through a Credential Evaluation Service

(We will no longer accept pictures of transcripts.)

(Recommended) WES – World Educational Services, Inc

How To Complete the WES Standard Application

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Notification of Admission 
The Office of Admissions will let applicants know whether they’ve been admitted within two weeks after all required credentials have been received. A letter of acceptance will be sent to the applicants who are accepted for admission or re-admission. Voorhees University admits qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, creed, handicap or ethnic origin.

Step 2 (Receiving Your I-20)

Students are required to demonstrate their financial ability to pay for at least one year of academic and living expenses. Financial documents must be in English showing available liquid funds (readily converted into cash) and cannot be older than three months. Examples of appropriate documents may include bank letter specifying the account holder, date, monetary currency, and amount of funds available. The letter cannot simply state the client has “sufficient funds.” Letter must be on official bank stationery, stamped and signed by a bank official. Bank statements must show name of account holder, total available balance, and be on official bank stationery.

  • TOEFL (Test for English as a Foreign Language) you may request a TOEFL waiver If
  1. Your first language is English
  2. Your native country names English as an official language
  3. You scored well on the SAT verbal portion

Getting a Student Visa

The Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) student status (Form I-20) will be created once all required credentials have been recieved. This form provides details of the student’s admission to Voorhees University, an estimated budget of expenses, the sources of funding and the type of program for which the student has been accepted. Form I-20 must be presented to a United States Embassy or Consulate to apply for the F-1 (student) visa.  

The Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) student status (Form I-20) will be created once all required credentials have been received

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