International Students

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Aquinas College welcomes all qualified International Students to apply for admission to Aquinas College. Please read through all of the following information carefully before submitting a completed application for admission.>Free Application

International applicants are required to provide the following:

  1. Completed application for admission: Apply online or Download the pdf
  2. Copy of passport ID page
  3. Official copies of academic records, complete with English translations
    1. The student must request an official copy of academic records to be sent to Aquinas. These transcripts must list the courses taken as well as grades awarded. All transcripts must be translated into English by an official translator and must be certified by the student’s educational institution.
  4. If applicable, official copy of English Proficiency Score Reports (one of the following)
    1. TOEFL (IbT 79)
    2. IELTS (6.5)
    3. EIKEN (Pre-1)
    4. ELS 112 Certificate. Students can receive an additional scholarship by completing the 112 Level of an approved ELS program prior to attending Aquinas.
    5. The language proficiency exams will be waived if the student is from a country where English is the official language, or if the student attended a high school with instruction in English for at least two years.
  5. The SAT or ACT scores are not required, but are encouraged.
  6. 300- 500 word personal statement
  7. Attestation of Finances, with supporting documents >Download the Attestation of Finances Form (pdf)

Send application materials to:
Aquinas College
Office of International Admissions
1700 Fulton St. E. 
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

All questions about the international admissions process can be directed to

Please Note: If you are a resident alien or lawful permanent resident and currently live in the United States, you are not considered an International Student and should fill out the traditional student application. Please if you have questions about your residency status.