For U.S. Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE) information on being a legal resident in the United States as an international student, review the ICE ten steps process.
International Student Application Deadline Dates:
- Spring – Dec. 1
- Fall – July 1
- Summer – April 1
If you live in a country other than the United States and would like to gain admission and enroll in classes at Rogers State University, please follow these easy steps below.
- Apply for Admission to Rogers State University
Submit all necessary admission documents.
- Submit translated high school transcript
- Submit course-by-course evaluated college/university transcript
- RSU recommends SpanTran but we can accept any NACES accredited evaluation company.
- If the official transcript is issued by an institution in a language other than English, RSU requires the official, original language document as well as an official, or certified, English translation from an authorized credential evaluation service/agency. Please follow the SpanTran link above to access the custom application for RSU that will make sure you select the right kind of evaluation at a discounted rate.
- Submit I-20 packet
- Submit Demonstration of English Proficiency
- Duolingo English Test
- The Duolingo English Test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on-demand, in under an hour for only $49. The test is taken via a computer with a camera and includes a proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample which are shared with Rogers State University when you send your results. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test session.
- Graduate from an accredited high school in one of the following countries:
- Anguilla; Antigua & Barbuda; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize (British Honduras); Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Canada (except Quebec); Channel Islands; Dominica; Falkland Island; Grenada; Guam (U.S. Citizens); Guemsey; Guyana (not Ghana in Africa); Ireland; Jamaica; Jersey; Mauritius; Montserray; New Zealand; St. Kitts and Nevis (St. Christopher and Nevis); St. Lucia; St. Vincent and the Grenadines; South Africa; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland); U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Official TOEFL score:
- 500+ on the written examination
- 173+ on the computerized examination
- 61+ on the Internet-based examination
- 460+ on the written examination,
- Completion of a 12-week Intensive English Program (IEP) approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
- Lesser scores of 140+ on the computerized examination or 48+ on the Internet-based examination can be accepted after this option if followed immediately by enrollment at RSU.
- Official IELTS score of 5.5+
- Duolingo English Test
- Submit Official Passport
- Submit Proof of Housing
- On-campus housing (get Housing & Dining information) or proof of other living arrangements.
- Submit Immunization Records
- documentation of immunization against hepatitis B, measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), or waiver to Student Health Center.
- FOR TRANSFERS:
- Submit a valid I-94
- Most recent copy of I-20
- SEVIS Transfer Request Form
- Copy of U.S. Transfer transcripts
- Once admitted, you will receive a form I-20 travel document.
- The I-20 form is the certificate from RSU of eligibility, proof you have been accepted into a full course of study at an approved institution in the United States.
- After you have an I-20, you need to pay the SEVIS fee.
- The I-901 shows you have paid the SEVIS fee ($200). You must print and keep this receipt.
- Meet with your academic advisor for enrollment
- If you did not submit ACT or SAT scores and do not have transfer credit, you will need to take placement testing before enrolling
Please contact Kaitlin Tyrell ([email protected]) for more information.