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International Transfer Application Checklist

  • Common Application
  • Essay
  • $75.00 Application Fee
  • All Official Transcripts from Grades 9-12 of High School – In most cases, transcripts must be submitted to a United States agency that provides foreign credentials evaluations before being sent to TCNJ; the following U.S. agencies have been approved by TCNJ.  In addition, most applicants applying for freshman (first-year) admission will need a document-by-document or a general report evaluation of your secondary transcript.  All foreign institutions must have the equivalent to regional accreditation in the United States.  Students enrolled in an International Baccalaureate program, in the U.S. or overseas, do not have to submit their transcript to an evaluation agency.
  • All Official Transcripts from Every University Attended – In most cases, transcripts must be submitted to a United States agency that provides foreign credentials evaluations before being sent to TCNJ; the following U.S. agencies have been approved by TCNJ. All students applying for transfer admission in addition to the document-by-document evaluation will need a course-by-course evaluation converted to U.S. credits and grades for any college or university transcripts. All foreign institutions must have the equivalent to regional accreditation in the United States.  Students enrolled in an International Baccalaureate program, in the U.S. or overseas, do not have to submit their transcript to an evaluation agency.
  • College Report
  • Mid-Year Report (first-semester college students only)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores – SAT or ACT scores are preferred. Transfer applicants are exempt from submitting SAT or ACT scores if they meet one of the following by the application deadline:
    (1) Graduated from high school 5 years ago or more. (2) Earned 45 credits or more from another institution.
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores – For applicants whose first language is not English, or who attend a university in which English is not the language of instruction.

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