Applications

International Students

Priority Application DeadlineMarch 01
Application Deadline: April 01
Note: Preference for acceptance will be given to exchange and first year students. 

To be considered for participation in the International House, please check if you meet the eligibility criteria and follow the process below:

1) International Student Exchange: If you attend one of our partner institutions and have been selected by your home institution to attend JSU, your application to the International House will be considered. You must already have been accepted to JSU as an exchange student. Find below the list of documents to be submitted: 

  • Complete this application
  • An essay explaining your background, community services, accomplishments and why and how you think you will be a better fit to the program. 
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from non-family members who can attest to your accomplishments, character and your fit to this program. Recommendation Letters should NOT come from family members, friends, classmates, yourself, or your current/former Resident Assistant. These letters should be attached as well as sent to intlprog@jsu.edu and should reference your full name and your JSU student id number.

If the agreement between host and home institutions do not cover all of your expenses, you will have to show proof of financial document to cover the rest of your academic costs. Please contact us for the amount to be shown on your proof of financial document.

2) International Undergraduate: If you are international undergraduate student, you must submit the following listed documents:

  • Complete this application
  • An essay explaining your background, community services, accomplishments and why and how you think you will be a better fit to the program. 
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from non-family members who can attest to your accomplishments, character and your fit to this program. Recommendation Letters should NOT come from family members, friends, classmates, yourself, or your current/former Resident Assistant. These letters should be attached as well as sent to intlprog@jsu.edu and should reference your full name and your JSU student id number.
  • Copy of High School transcript and/or diploma
  • College transcripts if you have college credits 
  • Meet English Proficiency Skills (Test scores as listed on International Admissions page)

You must send proof of financial document to cover the rest of your academic cost of attendance. Proof of financial document may be a bank letter or bank statement showing a checking or saving account balance. For the minimum amount to be shown on the financial support document, email intladmissions@jsu.edu  

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements do not guarantee acceptance.