Admissions for International Students

International Student Admissions

Resources to help navigate the international student admissions process

What we need from you:

  • ::  A completed application
  • ::  $50 application fee (or waiver request) for Graduate Programs or $40.00 application fee (or waiver request) for Undergraduate Programs
  • ::  English language proficiency tests such as TOEFL or IELTS if English is not your first language -- UC requires a TOEFL score of 550 written, 213 computer-based, 79 internet-based and IELTS of 6.0
  • ::  Official transcripts: As part of the admissions process, we require an evaluation of your overseas degree and transcripts to determine their equivalency in the U.S.  You may use any one of the following universal organizations (please see tDPT program specific exception):

http://www.educational-perspectives.org
http://www.wes.org
https://www.ece.org
http://www.fccpt.org - only required for tDPT program

 

Program-specific requirements:

In addition to the standard items on the Application checklist and Admissions Requirements pages, specific graduate programs require the following:

Executive MS in Financial Crime and Compliance Management, MS in Cybersecurity, MBA in Economic Crime and Fraud Management, MBA (General), MPS in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis, MS in Health Care Administration, BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation, and BS in Cybersecurity

  • ::  Letter of support from your employer (form provided by Utica College)
  • ::  International Credential Evaluation of transcripts showing equivalency to a US Bachelor's degree with minimumGPA or higher as specified on the Admissions Requirements page
  • ::  See TOEFL Requirements above

Post-Professional (Transitional) Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Individuals who are living in the US but NOT YET licensed, OR who live outside of the US, must provide a comprehensive credential evaluation from the Foreign Credentialing Committee on Physical Therapy (FCCPT) noting that their entry-level physical therapy education is “substantially equivalent to the first professional degree in physical therapy in the United States. The first professional degree in the United States is the master’s degree or higher.”

NOTE: The Utica College tDPT curriculum does not provide the education that offers a path for US licensure as a physical therapist and/or a Visa to practice physical therapy in the US.

  • ::  Professional portfolio
  • ::  Two written recommendations
  • ::  Brief essay articulating goals for DPT study
  • ::  See TOEFL Requirements above

Financial Crime Investigation Certificate, Cybersecurity Technologies Certificate, Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation Certificate, and Cyber Network Defense Certificate

  • ::  International Credential Evaluation of transcripts showing equivalency to a US Associate's degree with minimum GPA or higher as specified on the Admissions Requirements page, or Relevant work experience – to be considered for the program
  • ::  See TOEFL Requirements above

Certificate of Advanced Studies: Financial Crime and Compliance Operations, Monitoring, Surveillance and Intelligence Operations, Organizational Risk Assessment and Management, Regulatory and Compliance Assurance, Cyber Operations, Computer Forensics, and Cyber Policy

  • ::  International Credential Evaluation of transcripts showing equivalency to a US Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA or higher as specified on the Admissions Requirements page, or Relevant work experience – to be considered for the program
  • ::  See TOEFL Requirements above

RN to BS in Nursing (RN-BSN)

  • ::  This program does not currently accept international students that are licensed outside of the US
  • ::  In cases where the student's education was done internationally, but lives in the US and is licensed in the US, the student will need an official course-by-course credential evaluation which shows the US equivalency
  • ::  See TOEFL Requirements above

When to apply:

Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis for the fall, spring, or summer semesters. Get started now by talking to a program manager at 315.732.2640 or toll free at 866.295.3106 or request more information.