Apply as an International Student

F-1 Students

Please visit the F-1 site for more information

Questions or comments with respect to the information presented on this webpage should be directed to Christopher Laudando or Graduate Admissions.

1. International applicants and/or applicants with international credentials must submit an official copy of all transcript(s) to John Jay College in sealed envelopes. In addition, an international credential evaluation report from an accredited international credential evaluation agency must also be provided. Typical providers include:

World Education Services (WES)
Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
Spantran Evaluation Services

Applicants who did not complete their undergraduate degree at an English-speaking institution are required to submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score report. John Jay College’s TOEFL code number is 2115-99. The required minimum TOEFL scores are 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test and 79-80 for the Internet-based test. Students can also take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A score of 7.0 is required on the IELTS.

2. International applicants should apply by April 1st for fall admissions and by November 1st for spring admission. All supporting documentation must be received by the deadline.

3. International applicants who will require an F-1 student visa (or intend to continue maintaining F-1 status) to study in the United States will be contacted by an International Student Advisor once an offer of admission by the College is made. Visit here for more information on the I-20 process. (Please use this link for I-20 process )