International Applicants

Study at IU Fort Wayne as an international student

If you’re an international student interested in studying nursing, dental assisting, dental hygiene, or dental laboratory technology at IU Fort Wayne, we can help. Carefully read the information on these pages to learn how to apply.

Are you an F-1 student?

IU Fort Wayne has not yet been approved to issue I-20s for international applicants seeking or holding an F-1 student visa. Check this site in early 2018 for updated information.

Learn about IU Fort Wayne’s international admission standards

At IU Fort Wayne, we carefully review each application. We’ll look at your academic performance and preparation, the strength and quality of the curriculum you were in at all secondary schools and universities, your recent grade trends, and your class rank.

We use the following standards when making admission decisions.

  • Freshman applicants
    • You must have completed or will complete secondary school by the time you enroll.
    • You must have a 2.50 out of 4.00 cumulative GPA from all secondary schools you attended.
    • SAT or ACT exam scores are not required for admission. However, we can use them to verify your English proficiency.
    • You must meet our English language proficiency standards.
  • Transfer applicants
    • You must be in good academic standing at your current institution.
    • You must have a 2.0 out of 4.0 cumulative GPA from all universities you attended.
    • You must meet our English language proficiency standards.

    If you have more than 26 transferable credit hours in academic subjects, you will not need to submit secondary school records. However, if you have fewer than 26 transferable credit hours in academic subjects, you will need to submit secondary records for admission review in addition to postsecondary records.

    To receive IU Fort Wayne transfer credit, your postsecondary coursework must have been completed at a regionally accredited institution in the United States, or the institution must have the proper accreditation in the foreign country where it is located.