Application Checklist for International Visiting Students

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Application Requirements

  1.  Application Method: Submit the College of Charleston non-degree online application and select the “Non-degree International Student”  application type.

You'll submit the following documents in your online application directly: 

  • Unofficial transcripts. Submit a copy of your current unofficial undergraduate transcripts and English translations, if applicable.
  • Proof of English proficiency. This can be demonstrated by one of the following:
    • IBT TOEFL: minimum score of 80, with no section lower than 17,
    • IELTS: minimum score of 6.5 overall,
    • iTEP Academic Plus minimum score of 3.8. Virtual, at-home testing option available online here: www.itepexam.com/virtual-testing
    • SAT (code: 5113) minimum suggested Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) score of 500, or
    • ACT (code: 3846) minimum suggested Reading score of 18 English score of 20.

Students currently enrolled in college/university must submit a letter of good academic standing.

Please email your letter to Melissa Ochal, Associate Director, Center for International Education, at ochalm@cofc.edu. Letters should be written by a member of the International Student Services Office at the students current college/university.