International Student Requirements for Undergraduate Admission
To be considered for undergraduate admission to Marian University, international
applicants must submit the following:
- Marian University Application
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- Official Transcripts
Official or certified true and attested transcripts listing all classes that you
have taken and the grades that you have received from all secondary schools, colleges,
or universities that you have attended or are currently attending. Official transcripts
must be accompanied by an official English translation.
- Official Course-by-Course Transcript Evaluation (transfer students-only)
If you have attended a college or university outside of the U.S. we also require
official copies of your academic records. Note that we do not evaluate foreign credit
for transfer to Marian University. You will need to use an outside credentials evaluation
service and have a course-by-course evaluation completed. Please provide an official
evaluation of your transcripts by a NACES-approved accredited credential evaluation
- English Proficiency Examination Results
All applicants are required to demonstrate proof of English language proficiency.
Official score reports must be forwarded to Marian University directly from the
testing agency. Marian accepts the following English proficiency examinations:
- TOEFL score of at least 70 (IBT) 193 (CBT) or 525 (PBT)
- IELTS score of at least 6.0
- ACT/ SAT results (Canada Only)
- STEP/EIKEN completion of Level 1 (Japan Only)
- Completion of WESLI level 700; plus letter of recommendation
- Completion of Spring International Language Center Advanced Level
- Successful completion of 1 year (approximately 30 credits) at a U.S. college or
International students must submit all required documents by August 1st for Fall
semester and January 1st for Spring semester admission consideration.
Your application for admission and supporting documents should be filed as early
as possible to allow sufficient time to process your application, pay your SEVIS
fee, apply for your student visa, and arrange for transportation. The information
and the documents you provide will be carefully reviewed.
Send completed application and all the required documents to the Office of Admission
Office of Admission
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
For Further Information Please Contact:
Assistant Director of International Enrollment & Study Abroad
Anticipated annual cost of attendance for the 2014-2015 school year.
Expenses for a full-time student living on campus for the 2014-2015 academic year
Tuition and Fees $26,030
Direct Costs Total $32,520
Health Insurance $700
Indirect Costs Total Estimate $1,300
Total I-20 Costs $33,820
Financial Aid for International Students
Qualified undergraduate international students are eligible to receive up to $10,000
total in International Grant monies. Complete and submit the International Financial
Aid Form and individual scholarship applications to be considered for additional
scholarships (certain majors only).
Proof of Finances
In order for Marian University to issue an I-20 Certificate of Eligibility form,
Proof of Finances must be completed to prove sufficient financial resources for
educational expenses incurred by attending Marian University.
Applicants seeking to attend Marian University and require the I-20 Form for an
F-1 student visa and/or to maintain their F-1 Visa status must submit the following
- Affidavit of Financial Support Form with your sponsor's information and signature
- Current bank statement or letter from bank showing available funds in USD for financial
All incoming students are required to complete the Accuplacer placement test prior
to course registration. The Accuplacer can be taken remotely online. For more information
on the Accuplacer, contact the Marian University CASE Office:
Course Registration & Academic Advising
At Marian, advising is integral to each student's academic program. All students
are assigned to an academic advisor. Advisors serve as a campus resource for students,
assisting them in meeting their academic and career goals. Upon completion of the
Accuplacer, international students will register for their courses via email with
their academic advisor.
All new international freshman and transfer students are required to check-in upon
arrival to campus with the International Student Advisor. Please bring the following
when you check-in:
- Student Visa (if applicable)
- I-94 card/print-out of arrival/departure record
Marian University is required to check these documents to confirm your status in
the U.S. Failure to do so could result in loss of your legal status in the U.S.
Mandatory International Student Orientation occurs at the start of each semester.
Campus housing is guaranteed for all undergraduate students. Housing options include:
Naber Hall (freshman-only), Courtyards, Cedar Creek Apartments, Townhouses, and
Greek Life Duplexes. Complete your housing application early to receive first choice
selection. Students ages 21 and older are not required to live on campus. There
are a variety of off-campus housing options close to campus; however these must
be secured individually.
Marian University accepts payment of tuition, fees, room and board by credit card,
cash, check or foreign bank wire. All amounts received must be in U.S. funds.
Students will not be issued official grade transcripts or permitted to register
for succeeding semesters until all tuition and fees have been paid in full. Diplomas
will not be issued unless all fees have been paid in full.
All international students are required to have health insurance. It is the responsibility
of the student to select and purchase a plan they believe will be best for their
own health care needs. WPS Health Insurance offers coverage and insurance
can be secured online through: