International Student Applicant Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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Application Process

What academic documents are required for admission?  
When do I submit my application?  
When and where should transcripts be sent to West Texas A&M University?  
What if my transcripts are not in English?  
How long is the admission process?  
Do I need to take the SAT or ACT?  
What is a Foreign Credential Evaluation and where do I get one?  
I have been living and studying in the U.S. for several years. Am I still considered an international applicant?  
What if I am transferring to WTAMU from another U.S. School? What must I do?  
How will transfer credit be determined?  


What are the University English proficiency requirements?  
How can I be exempt from the TOEFL/IELTS requirements?  
How can I have my TOEFL results mailed to West Texas A&M University?  
Do I need to take the GRE or GMAT?  

Tuition, Financial Aid and Scholarships

How much does it cost to attend WTAMU?  
Do international students qualify for Federal financial aid?  
Does WTAMU offer financial aid, scholarship or loans to international students?  
What do I need to do if I receive a scholarship?  
What is the deadline for a scholarship application?  

Visa Process

Where can I find information on the student visa process?  
What is an I-20 Form?  
When will I receive an I-20 form?  
What documents are needed to obtain an I-20 form from the university?  
What financial documents are needed if I am self-pay or supported through family funds?  
What financial documents are needed if I am a government sponsored student?  

Other Questions

How and when do I pay for classes?  
What kind of housing is available?  
What degree programs are available at WTAMU?  
Will I be able to work while I am a student?  
If I am an international student do I have to attend school full time?