International applicants must complete all of the required application materials listed for their specific program and must also submit the following materials to be considered for admission.
Complete ODU's online Graduate Application for International Students.
Pay a $25 non-refundable application fee.
If you have attended any university outside of the U.S., you should submit your official academic transcripts/records from your institution to Ohio Dominican.
Proof of English Proficiency
For those whose first language is not English, ODU will accept the following:
- Completion of ELS Level 112 intensive program. For more information, visit www.els.edu/columbus.
Official TOEFL score of at least 550 (79- internet based). ODU Institutional TOEFL code is 1131.
Official IELTS band score of at least 6.5.
IELTS Columbus will have three testing dates in 2017 at the Ohio Dominican University campus.
Visit our IELTS page for more information and to register!
You must complete the essay requirement for the program you are applying for. Please each specific program page for details.
Declaration of Finances
The financial sponsor and guarantor of the applicant must complete this form. An I-20 cannot be issued without the completed form as well as evidence of financial support.
Evidence of Financial Support
Evidence that the applicant’s financial guarantor has funds available for at least the first year must also be submitted.
Provide 3 letters of recommendation from individuals who can address your academic potential.
Download Recommendation Form