International Student Admission Requirements

Welcome to the Albion College international admission Web site.

What it takes to be a Briton starts here.

So you've thought about it, and now all that's left to do is apply. You’ll find all the necessary information right here. Albion College requires the following for all international students:

  1. A completed application.

    Application Deadlines:

    • November 1 for Spring term (January)
    • June 1 for Fall term (August)
  2. Transcripts must be sent directly from your secondary school, university or an EducationUSA advisor. If you are using the Common Application for submission, items should be uploaded to the Common Application but may be scanned, faxed or mailed if they are coming directly from your secondary school, university or an EducationUSA advisor. All copies of all academic records, secondary school transcripts, and college or university transcripts must be translated into English and include a listing of individual courses including types, number, and grades received.

    A minimum of at least three years of records are required from students applying from a four-year secondary institution. A minimum of two years of records is required from students applying from three-year secondary institutions.

    Transfer students must provide official transcripts from all previously attended universities in addition to proof of secondary school completion. Students may be required to submit credentials to a NACES (hyperlink to: http://www.naces.org) approved agency, such as WES, ECE or EP, for evaluation. Evaluations must be sent directly from the NACES evaluation provider. Collegiate credits can be transferred at any time after the semester ends, but will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis by the Albion College Registrar.

  3. Demonstrated English language proficiency if you are not a native speaker.

    One of the following scores below must be sent directly from testing agency.

    • TOEFL - 79 iBT or higher
    • IELTS - 6.5 (overall)
    • ELS - Language Center course 112
    • SAT or ACT test scores

    (SAT 510 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section or ACT English & Writing with a minimum score of 19 in each section).

    Official scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, ACT, or SAT, or the completion of ELS course 112, should be sent directly to Albion College from the Educational Testing Service.

    CEEB/TOEFL School Code: 1007

  4. Short essay or personal statement (included in the application but may be sent separately).

  5. One letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, school official, coach or community service coordinator. Recommendations should come directly from the recommender and may be scanned, faxed or mailed back to the Office of Admission. A SKYPE or in person interview may be used in lieu of a recommendation letter.

  6. The Albion College pdfStatement of Financial Support including proof of funding. This form may be scanned, faxed or mailed back to the Office of Admission with proof of funding.

  7. Copy of valid passport page. Include a copy of your visa or I-20 (if applicable) if you are currently on a valid visa in the United States of America.

    Advance credits may be given to AP, IB and A level results.

Your application will be reviewed once we receive your completed application and supporting documentation. If we have questions or need additional information, we will contact you via email.