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International Application

Nonresidents of the US must complete and sign the application.

 Application Processing Fee

Students must submit a nonrefundable $30.00 fee. This can be a US money order or international money order for US dollars from a US bank. Make the check or money order payable to Otterbein University. DO NOT SEND CASH OR COUPONS.

 Secondary School Transcripts

Send original or certified true copies of the originals. An official translation in English must accompany all transcripts. Transcripts are documents that list the courses you took, grading scale, and the marks/grades you obtained after completing these courses. DO NOT SEND PHOTOCOPIES.

 University Transcripts

Send original or certified true copies of the originals. An official translation in English must accompany all transcripts. Transcripts are documents that list the courses you took, grading scale, and the marks/grades you obtained after completing these courses. DO NOT SEND PHOTOCOPIES.

 Course Information

An English description of the course content, textbooks used, and any other information is necessary to compare your courses with Otterbein University courses. This enables your Otterbein academic advisor to judge what courses you need (and do not need) to take at Otterbein. This information is required of all students requesting transfer credits from a college or university outside the US.

 Sponsor’s Guarantee

You and your sponsor must complete this form (detach from application form). If you are paying tuition from your own personal funds, only complete the “Source of Support” section on page 7.

 Bank Statement

Sponsors must ask their bank to certify in a letter or bank statement that sufficient funds for educational expenses are available to meet the expenses for one academic year. Unsponsored students must send a bank statement from their own bank. DO NOT SEND PHOTOCOPIES.

 English Language Results

Provide an official report sent from either the Educational Testing Service (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).  Otterbein’s code is 1597. You may send a copy of your results temporarily, but you must have the official report sent before you will be allowed to register for classes at Otterbein.  For matriculation as a degree seeking student, the minimum TOEFL score required for the paper-based test is 550; you need a minimum of 213 for the computer-based test; and a score of at least 79 is needed for the Internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 6. Students requesting a waiver must prove by objective (tested) means their proficiency in English. One possible reason to waive the TOEFL requirement is graduation from a US high school or university. The minimum TOEFL requirements for entry into the English as a Second Language Program  for the paper-based test is 450; you need a minimum of 140 for the computer-based test; and a score of at least 45 is needed for the Internet-based test. The IELTS requirement is a score of 4 for entry into the intensive English program.

 Visa Information

A photocopy of your passport information page, US visa and I-20/DS-2019. (IAP -66 if you are currently in the US)

 GRE/GMAT Results

Official report sent from Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08540. Otterbein’s code is 1597. GMAT of 500 for MBA or GRE of 450w/530q for MAT is required.

 Transfer Form

Students requesting to transfer from another US college or university to Otterbein must complete this form

Otterbein University Center for International Education & Global Engagement