Office of Graduate Admissions


International: Admission Requirements

Applicants must have completed or nearly completed the equivalent of a four-year U.S. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Official transcripts with the degree posted are required prior to beginning of graduate classes.

Individual graduate programs have their own sets of requirements. Please visit the Program Requirements page for details. The academic department for your chosen program may also require an interview prior to academic admission. Please note: the graduate catalog pdf is the final authority on requirements for your program of interest.

International students or students with transcripts from countries outside the U.S. have additional documents and/or transcript evaluations required. Plan to begin the application process at least nine months in advance of when you would like to begin your program. Your completed application packet, which includes both general admission requirements and individual program requirements (see International Admissions Checklist), should be submitted to Graduate Enrollment Services by the posted admission deadlines. Send your application packet, transcripts and scores to:

Office of Admissions
Armstrong State University
11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419
912.344.2503, or 800.633.2349, Fax: 912.344.3417

Evaluation of International Course Work

All students that have undergraduate or graduate degrees or any courses or classes that have been completed in countries outside the United States, are required to have an outside evaluation agency do a transcript and degree evaluation of both the courses and/or degree. A course-by-course evaluation with a grade point average (GPA) calculation is required. See the Acceptable Evaluation Agencies page for a list of agencies you may use.

English Language Requirements

Students whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Information regarding the TOEFL exam may be found at  Information regarding the IELTS exam may be found at

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Minimum IELTS Scores

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