Eastern Michigan University
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International Admissions

(July 1: Fall Semester full admission and scholarship priority deadline)

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International Graduate, Undergraduate and Transfer students with international transcripts are required to submit these materials as supplements to complete their application:


    • For freshman applicants, official (school stamped and sealed) transcripts from all high schools and/or secondary schools attended
    • Official English Language skills test - TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, Pearson's Test of English (PTE) - for students whose native language is not English

      English Full Admission Minimum Test Scores
        TOEFL IELTS MELAB Pearson's
      Undergrad 61 iBT 6.0 72 53
      Grad 79 iBT 6.5 77 44
      For more information about Eastern Michigan's English as a Second Language Program please visit their website at http://www.emich.edu/esl/

    • International College/University Transcripts must be evaluated and translated by Educational Perspectives http://edperspective.org/emich
      Educational Perspectives

      EMU encourages international students to have their international (non-US) College or University transcripts translated and evaluated by Educational Perspectives before applying for admission. (Canadian students included)


    • Financial Statement for students needing an F1 or J1 visa
    • If currently residing inside the U.S., a copy of your permanent resident card or VISA
    • If currently attending another college or university in the U.S. on an F-1 or J-1 VISA, a completed International Student Advisor Form is required
  • International Admissions Checklists for Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students


The United States Postal Service (U.S. Regular Mail) will no longer be used to ship an admitted international student's I-20 to countries outside the United States and its territories due to the inability to track the shipment of these important documents.

Admitted  students have the option to purchase express shipping through the United Parcel Service (UPS) CampusShip® or to arrange for their I-20 to be picked up directly from our office.
Our office address is International Admissions, 401 Pierce Hall, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

Admitted international students choosing the UPS CampusShip® service may log-in to purchase their shipping order with the following USER ID and password.
Password: Newstudent1

Admitted international students located in countries where UPS CampusShip® does not operate may contact our office to make arrangements for shipping through other shipment methods.

International Admissions mailing and contact information

International Admissions, 401 Pierce Hall, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197----Email: international.admissions@emich.edu, phone: (734) 487-0205 (please allow 3-5 business days for an e-mail response)

To help prepare you for applying to EMU as an international student: