Marywood University is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. An academic record of all college and university work previously completed will be required to secure admission to any field of study. Graduate students are admitted with the understanding that their work is subject to review and re-evaluation upon arrival. In some cases, additional undergraduate work will be required before acceptance as a regular matriculating graduate student.
The student should complete the application for admission, including references and official transcripts, and return them, with the application fee, to the Office of University Admissions. The applicant must also arrange to have the scores of any required tests, including the TOEFL or IELTS, sent directly to Marywood by the testing agency. All application materials should reach the Office of University Admissions at least three months in advance of the beginning of the term of anticipated enrollment to allow time for correspondence and the evaluation of the application.Notarized translations should accompany original documents which are in a language other than English.
After acceptance into Marywood, the student will receive forms for indicating means for payment of tuition and fees. These forms must be returned to Marywood with the indicated deposit. Upon receipt at Marywood, a U.S. Immigration I-20 form will be forwarded to the applicant.
New international students should contact the Office of University Admissions upon admission and again immediately upon arrival in Scranton. All international students should feel free to consult University Admissions at any time concerning special problems.
The Registrar is the designated official relating to U.S. Immigration affairs. The Office of the Registrar is in the LiberalArts Center.
International students should be aware of the following: