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Required Documents

I. International Student Application. Online / Print

The application must be submitted. Graduate applicants must enclose a copy of their resume along with their application.

II. Official Transcripts and Test Scores

Students must submit certified copies of high school and/or college transcripts (See table below).

A high school graduation date must be visible on your transcript or a copy of your diploma.

From high schools outside of the United States: Transcripts must be in the original language and accompanied by a certified English translation. These documents will not be returned to you. They will become part of your official file at Lindenwood University-Belleville.

From universities outside of the United States: Students with earned university credit must submit their transcripts and translations to World Evaluation Services (WES) for evaluation. The WES Basic Course-by-Course (With GPA & course-levels) is the evaluation needed for most international transfer candidates. Make sure to list Lindenwood University-Belleville in Illinois as the recipient. This is necessary to be able to view the progress of your evaluation.

Once the evaluations of transcripts from WES have been received, Lindenwood University - Belleville will determine which credits will be applied toward a degree.

The cost for the evaluation will be incurred by the applicant. However, once the applicant obtains a visa and arrives at Lindenwood University-Belleville, up to $160 worth of the evaluation can be refunded, provided applicant brings the receipt to the Lindenwood Belleville Business Office.

Credit Transfer

In addition to the WES evaluation, Lindenwood University - Belleville will also need a copy of the international institution’s course description for each class being transferred, as well as a certified English translation of each course description.

From high schools and universities within the United States:
Transcripts must be original and sent directly from the institution. If you hold a valid I-20, please complete the SEVIS Transfer Procedure, and send to the International Admissions Office at Lindenwood University - Belleville. This will allow for the I-20 transfer process.

Graduate Candidates:
Applicants must submit certified copies of college transcripts, with evidence that a baccalaureate degree has been received. For more information, contact Belleville Evening and Graduate Admissions at BVEveningAdmissions@lindenwood.edu (618) 671-6030.

Summary Table

Undergraduate

Official Transcript

Test

Scores

Freshman

No college credit

Official high school transcript.*

TOEFL IB
IELTS
SAT
ACT

61
5.5
1020
20

International College Transfer

 1 - 23 transferrable credit hours

Official high school transcript and WES evaluation with college credits.

24 or more transferrable credit hours

 WES evaluation with college credits.

U.S. College Transfer

Less than 24 transferrable credits

Official high school transcript.* Official college transcript(s) sent from the institution. Minimum college GPA 2.0 out of 4.

24 or more transferrable credits

Official college transcript(s) sent from the institution. Minimum GPA 2.0 out of 4.

No Test Scores Required

Graduate (Accelerated Degree Programs)

Official Transcript

Test

Scores

With International Undergraduate Degree

Official college transcripts from all institutions attended with WES evaluation.

TOEFL IB
IELTS

91
6.5

With U.S. Undergraduate Degree

Undergraduate minimum GPA: 3.0**

No Test Scores Required

Graduate (Semester)

Official Transcript

Test

Scores

With International Undergraduate Degree

Official college transcripts from all institutions attended with WES evaluation.

TOEFL IB
IELTS

81
6.0

With U.S. Undergraduate Degree

Undergraduate minimum GPA: 3.0.**

No Test Scores Required


*Check with international admissions to find out if WES evaluation is required.
**Students with an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 to 2.99 may be eligible for conditional admission.

Based on the table above, determine if you will need to submit a test score. Only one test score will need to be provided.

III. Affidavit of Support or Bank Statement

Please provide an official document or statement from a bank verifying the total amount of financial support in U.S. dollars, which will be available for tuition and educational expenses (books and insurance). All documents must be in English.

IV. Passport

Please provide a clear, readable copy of the identification page of your passport.

V. Immunizations

As a new international student, you will be required to present immunization records. View New Student Immunization Requirements.

VI. Insurance

All students should be insured while studying in the United States. Students may carry any health insurance policy they choose, however, Lindenwood University does not provide any insurance for students. Athletes, make sure your insurance covers sports related injuries.

Please send all documents to:

Lindenwood University - Belleville
International Admissions Office
2600 West Main Street
Belleville, Illinois 62226
Phone: (618) 239-6249
Fax: (618) 239-6170
BellevilleInternational@lindenwood.edu

Lindenwood University
2600 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226