Step by Step: From Application to Arrival

Step 1: Review Our Admission Requirements

Eligibility for acceptance into a Huntington University undergraduate program is contingent on the following requirements:

  • You must show proof of English proficiency. You may submit a TOEFL iBT test score of 75 or higher, an IELTS overall score of 6.0 or higher, or a Duolingo English Test score of 105 or higher. If your scores do not meet the requirement, please contact the international admissions counselor for more information about our English proficiency waiver.
  • Your high school GPA equivalent must meet or exceed 2.3 on a 4.0 scale. Students who are transferring from a post-secondary institution must meet or exceed a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Students are not required to take the SAT or ACT, but it is recommended.

Step 2: Apply to Huntington University

If you are certain that you meet or exceed Huntington University's admission requirements, complete our online application.

You will receive an email from our admissions staff thanking you for your application and requesting any additional documents necessary to complete the application process. These documents may include, but are not limited to:

  • High school transcripts (an official list, in English, of high school courses taken and the respective grades earned) and graduation/exit exam scores if applicable
  • English proficiency scores
  • SAT and/or ACT scores (optional)

If you meet our admission requirements and are accepted into Huntington University, you will receive an official letter of acceptance.

Steps 3 and 4

Step 3: Review our scholarships and apply for additional aid. Our Office of Financial Aid will send you a financial aid offer letter in which we will inform you of any scholarships and/or grants that you have been awarded.

Step 4: Send your $2500 international registration deposit to Huntington University. Of this amount the university holds $150 until graduation with the remaining $2350 going toward the student's first school bill as a prepayment. The deposit is refundable. The deposit can be paid through our website with a US credit or debit card, or you may contact your international admissions counselor for information about sending a wire transfer.

Step 5: Obtain an I-20 from Huntington University

You will be asked to provide:

  • A copy of your passport
  • Documentation of financial ability to fund one year of tuition, room, board, and fees at Huntington University
  • Contact information
  • Dependent information (if needed)

After we process your information, an I-20 and welcome package will be mailed to you.

Step 6:

Step 6:

  • Pay the SEVIS I-901 fee
  • Apply for your F-1 student visa in your home country.
  • Notify our Office of Admissions when you receive your visa
  • Make your travel plans and arrive at Huntington University!


Review our FAQ and Visa and Travel pages for additional information about the international application process.

Contact us with your questions!