International Student Admissions

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Degree Seeking Students

Undergraduate and Transfer Students

Undergraduate and Transfer students applying to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will need to go through the UW- Whitewater Admissions office and complete the following steps to be considered for admission:

  1. Online Application

    Students must submit an online application for admission at Your application should be submitted as early as possible. Application deadlines are outlined below.
  2. Application Fee

    An application fee of $50 USD must be submitted. The application fee must be paid electronically during the online application process.
  3. Application Deadlines

    • Students applying for the FALL semester (beginning in September) must have completed the application process by May 30.
    • Students applying for the SPRING semester (beginning in January) must have completed the application process by NOVEMBER 1
  4. Records of Previous Schooling

    • Students must complete secondary education consisting of a college preparatory program with an above average academic record, and submit the official or certified copies of grade reports (mark sheets) of secondary and post-secondary education records.
    • Transfer students must also send an official transcript from each college attended. Students transferring from a college/university within the United States must submit the Domestic Transfer Clearance Form. For evaluation of transfer credit from colleges/universities attended outside of the United States, transcripts must be submitted to one of the following companies for a course-by-course evalution.  Official results must be sent to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater directly from the evaluation company.                                               
  5. Testing

    Students are required to submit scores of one of the following English proficiency examinations. For electronic test submissions the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater code is 1921.
    • TOEFL: minimum score paper based: 500, computer based: 173+, internet based: 61
    • IELTS: minimum score of 5.5, or
    • Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency: minimum score 70
  6. Certification of Finances

    Students must certify that satisfactory financial resources are available to cover educational costs and submit the Certification of Finances form.
  7. Conditional Admission

    We are able to offer conditional admission to applicants who meet our academic and financial requirements and are enrolled select English language schools.
  8. Copy of passport

For Application Information, Contact:

Center For Global Education
809 West Starin Road 
Hyland Hall, Suite 1227
Whitewater, WI 53190-1791
Phone: (262) 472-5759
Fax: (262) 472-1491


All accepted international/non-US Citizens, with financial need may receive an academic scholarship ranging from $2000 - $6000 USD. The amount is determined by academic record and test scores at time of admission. This scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years as long as the student is enrolled full-time and maintains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) above a 2.5/4.0.

Graduate Students

Students Applying for Graduate Admissions must apply through the graduate School. Complete Instructions for Graduate School Admissions can be found here. 

To obtain a bulletin of information for candidates taking the GMAT, write to:

Graduate Management Admission Test
Educational Testing Service
Box 966-R
Princeton, New Jersey 08540, U.S.A.
Phone: (609) 921-9000

Where to Find Us

Center for Global Education
Hyland Hall, Suite 1227
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
809 West Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Us

Phone: 262-472-5759
Fax: 262-472-1491
E-mail us!