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Undergraduate Admissions

Admission Steps

Documents Required

  • Secondary School (High School) transcript – translated into English
  • If a student has completed university-level coursework outside the United States and wishes to transfer that coursework to SWOSU, it must first be evaluated “course-by-course” by a credential evaluation company such as WES or ECE or GCE.
  • Official college transcripts for transfer students who have earned college credit while in the United States
  • If a student has completed at least 24 credit hours at a college in the United States, documents number 4 and 5 are not required.

Documents Required

English proficiency test score: IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 61

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 on our campus. Scroll until you see flywire.  First-time users must create an account at flywire.com to pay $50 international application fee with money other than U.S. dollars.  You may use PayMyTuition after you become a student and have enrolled.

If you are a F1 Visa student living in the USA or have a friend/relative living in the USA, payment by you or on your behalf may be made with cash, check, money order, debit or credit card (the last 2 payment options require a 2.85% processing fee).  If someone other than yourself is making the payment, PLEASE HAVE THE  PAYEE STATE THE STUDENT NAME AS REFERENCE for the payment or SWOSU will not know who the nonrefundable $50 is to be applied to.  Payment may be made to SWOSU Bursar office, 100 Campus Drive, HAB109, Weatherford, OK  73096 (in person or by US Postal Service) OR (580)774-3019.

You may also submit a test score at least 500 on the Institutional TOEFL test given at SWOSU.

Documents Required 

Submission of an official ACT or SAT score for students below the age of 21 (no predetermined minimum score). 

Certification of financial resources equal to at least $21,108 (U.S. currency) per year (two semesters). Use the Undergraduate Certification of Financial Resources form to calculate. Recent bank statements showing debits and credits and a final balance must also be uploaded to confirm that the funds committed on the certification are available.

Copy of photograph page of passport

Copy of visa, I-20, and I-94 if currently attending a USA university

Undergraduate International Student Documents Uploaded to Student Admission Portal

  1. Transfer students who have earned college credit while in the United States must provide an official transcript from all U.S. universities attended
    1. If a student has completed at least 24 credit hours at a college(s) in the United States, number 3, 4, and 5 are not required.
    2. Visa, I-20, and I-94 if currently attending a USA university
  2. Photograph page of passport
  3. Secondary School (High School) transcript – translated into English if necessary
    1. High school graduates from Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, or Sierra Leone, should provide WAEC Scratch Card info:
      1. Examination Type
      2. Examination number
      3. Candidate number
      4. Examination Year
      5. Card Serial Number
      6. Pin number
    2. If a student has completed university-level coursework outside the United States and wishes to transfer that coursework to SWOSU, it must first be evaluated “course-by-course” by an NACES accredited credential evaluation company such as ECEor GCE or WES .
  4. English proficiency test score: Duolingo 85 or IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 61
    1. 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.
    2. If you have a recent TOEFL score of at least 48 or an IELTS score of at least 5.0 you may study at The Language Company Center for 12 additional weeks to meet this requirement without taking the test again.
  5. Students below the age of 21 should submit an official ACT or SAT score (no predetermined minimum score). 
  6. Certification of financial resources equal to at least $21,108 (U.S. currency) per year (two semesters). Undergraduate Certification of Financial Resources form to calculate.
    1. 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.