Content Loading

Graduate Student Admissions

Let's Get Started

Graduate International Student Documents to Upload to Student Admission Portal


Submit Application

After completing online application for admission, upload required supplemental items to your SWOSU admission portal.

Pay the mandatory $25 international application fee. The application fee is non-refundable. Application fee waivers are not available. After you submit your application, you will receive an email with instructions on how to pay the application fee. Effective July 1, 2023.

Official Transcript

If your bachelor’s degree was completed outside the United States, you must have your international transcript and international certificate evaluated course-by-course by a NACES accredited credential evaluation company.

English Proficiency Test Scores

TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6.5, PTE Academic 53 or iTEP Academic 4.0 are the minimum scores.

This requirement may be waived if the applicant submits a transcript that shows completion of at least 24 college credit hours in the United States or documents that show the completion of university in an English-speaking school system in an English-speaking country.

If you do not have an official score or you do not meet the minimal score required, apply for ESL Admission at The Language Company Center located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

If you have a recent TOEFL score of at least 61, an IELTS score of at least 5.5, a PTE Academic score of at least 46, or an iTEP Academic score of at least 3.5 you may study at The Language Company Center for 12 additional weeks to meet this requirement without taking the test again. At least two thirds of the 12 weeks must be instruction at an advanced level.

Graduate Certification of Financial Resources

Sponsor bank statement dated within 5 months of student arrival showing debits and credits plus a final balance to confirm that funds committed on the certification are available.


You will need to provide a photograph page of your passport.

Further graduate admission requirements are on the student's SWOSU Admission Portal under supplemental items.

Transfer from U.S. University

Upload I-20, VISA, I-94 and all US transcripts.


Deadline for Applications

Fall Semester (starts in August): Jun 15

Spring Semester (starts in Janurary): Oct 15