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International Students Seeking Undergraduate Degrees

Apply for an undergraduate degree program? Just follow our undergraduate requirements for international students to be certain we have everything we need to process your application:

Submit your application at

Also required are the following:

Transfer Students

If you are a transfer student you will also need the following:
Course-by-course evaluation of transcripts conducted by a NACES.org approved office. Official evaluation must be forwarded directly to FIU from the evaluation service
One exception: Chinese language transcripts from Tianjin University of Commerce will be evaluated by FIU staff for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

If you have less than 60 transferable credits, you must also submit your high school transcripts (with translation if needed) and SAT and/or ACT scores

English Language Proficiency

The TOEFL or IELTS is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. These tests are given worldwide. There is a fee for the examination. A minimum score is required for all undergraduate programs and are as follows:

The following exceptions apply:
1. Applicants who completed 4 years of high school in the United States or other English-speaking countries.
2. Applicants who hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution within the United States or other English-speaking countries.

Visit http://gradschool.fiu.edu/toefl-exempt-countries/ to see a list of TOEFL exempt countries.>

* International students planning to start a master program at FIU Online do not require an F1 visa.

Translation Services

Applicants with foreign educational credentials in a language other than English must provide a translation from a recognized translation agency or official translator. Some suggested agencies are listed below, however you may choose outside this list:

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
Phone: (414) 289-3400

Precision Translating Services
715 SW 73rd Avenue Miami, FL 33144
Phone: 305-373-7874
Toll Free: 1-888-304-7874
Fax: 305-381-7874
Email: info@pretran.com

Josef Silny & Associates
Phone: 305-273-1616
Fax: 305-273-1338
Email: info@jsilny.com

Hector Pina
Phone: 305-264-7375

Nestor Dominguez
Phone: 305-279-8833

World Education Services
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
Phone: 212-966-6311
Fax: 212-739-6100