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    Application Checklist for International Students

    Complete the checklist below when you apply to Hamline University.

    1. International Student Application

    Complete an application using the Common Application.

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    2. $40 Application Fee

    The application fee can be paid when submitting the Common Application or by sending a check or money order to:

    Hamline University
    Office of Undergraduate Admission MS-C1930
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    3. Teacher Recommendation Form

    Have at least one letter of recommendation describing your academic and leadership record and potential from your guidance counselor and/or an academic teacher sent directly to Hamline.

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    4. Academic Records

    Transcripts:

    Submit official or certified copies of academic records from all secondary schools and colleges or universities which you have attended. If your academic records are not in English, you must have them translated into English by a certified public translator.

    Official high school diploma or certificate of graduation from high school:

    If you are still completing high school, you can send this document later upon your graduation.

    Official college or university transcripts (transfer students only):

    Submit official or certified copies of academic records from all colleges or universities which you have attended. If your academic records are not in English, you must have them translated into English by a certified public translator.

    Transferring from within U.S.

    At least one year of full-time college coursework:
    Submit all transcripts from every post-secondary institution attended. Transcripts should be sent to Hamline directly from your school's registrar.

    Less than one year of full-time college course work:
    In addition to the above, please have your official high school transcripts and official test scores sent to Hamline directly.

    Transferring from outside U.S.

    Students requesting transfer of credit for courses taken at universities outside of the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by an expert Academic Credential Evaluator in the United States. For more information, please see www.ece.org or www.wes.org.
      

    5. Test Scores

    Please submit one of the following test scores:

    1.  ACT or SAT scores:
      These may be listed on your official transcript sent to Hamline by your high school.
        
    2.  Language proficiency scores:
      All international students whose schooling was not taught in English must pass a language proficiency test. Accepted tests and pass scores are as followed:
      1. TOEFL: 550 on paper-based exam
                       213 on computer-based exam
                       79 on iBT
      2. IELTS:   6.5 or above

    6. Evidence of Financial Support

    You must submit documentary evidence of the amount of financial support that will be available to you. Financial documents should be official and not older than three months. This may be submitted at the time of admission.

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    Financial Documents
     
      

    7. Passport Copy

    A copy of the photo page of your passport and visa page (if you have one) must be submitted.
      

    Application Deadlines:


    Fall

    November 1 - Early Decision*
    December 1 - Priority Deadline
    May 1 - Final Application Deadline**
    May 1 - Deposit Deadline

    *This is a binding deadline, for more information regarding the Early Decision Agreement, please contact your admission counselor, Ayn Rassier, at arassier01@hamline.edu.
     
     **Applicants who are transferring an F-1 visa from another U.S. college or university may be considered for admission after final deadlines.


    Spring:

    September 15 - Priority Deadline
    November 15 - Final Deadline*
    November 15 - Deposit Deadline

    *Applicants who are transferring an F-1 visa from another U.S. college or university may be considered for admission after final deadlines.