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International Student Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to Wittenberg University. This application is for international students only. Applying online will expedite your application process with NO application fee. All non-U.S. citizens should submit an international student application. All U.S. citizens, dual U.S. citizens, and U.S. permanent residents should submit an application for domestic students.

International Online Application:

Apply Now Online    Common Application

Additional Requirements for International Admission:

  • Certified copies of original official records/ transcript of secondary and post-secondary school work. All records should be in English. If the language of the records is not in English, a certified literal translation should be included with the original document.
  • Official TOEFL scores of 550 (213 computer-based) or higher, or iBT scores of 79 or higher if your first language is any other than English: You can be exempted from the TOEFL if you score a 600 or higher on the verbal portion of the SAT. We also recognize IELTS scores. To be considered for admission, scores must exceed 6.5.
  • Official SAT I scores to be considered for merit-based scholarships.
  • Two letters of recommendation. All records and letters of reference must be translated into English. Please note that letters of reference should be sent directly to the Wittenberg Office of Admission by the person writing the recommendation.
  • International Student Financial Aid Application.
  • Please note Wittenberg will not be able to process your application until this paper work has been completed and sent in. 

Application Process and Timeline:

Once all of the above materials are submitted, the application will be reviewed by the admission and scholarship committee. The application deadlines and notification timelines are listed below. Please note that admission decisions for international students are based on academic abilities and all students are expected to show the ability to pay at least $25,000 per year for tuition, fees, room and board as well as other educational and living expenses. If the student cannot show evidence of the resources to cover these expenses, admission will not be offered.

Early Decision - November 15, notification of admission by December 1
Early Action I- December 1, notification of admission by January 1
Early Action II- January 15, notification of admission by February 1
Regular Decision- March 15, notification of admission by April 1

Once a student is admitted, he or she must submit a $500 non-refundable enrollment deposit no later than May 1 to secure enrollment at Wittenberg University. (Please insert a link to the deposit page here)   When all of the finances and documents are in order, Wittenberg University’s Office of International Education will issue the I-20 or DS-2019 in order for the student to obtain a visa to enter the United States.  Additionally, after the enrollment deposit has been received, housing and course registration information will be accessible.

The Office of International Education is responsible for immigration issues and concerns as well as orientation programs when students arrive on campus. This office also coordinates assistance to help ease adjustment to U.S. culture and Wittenberg campus life and serve as a resource prior to and during the time of enrollment.

For more information on International Transfer, please click here.

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