International Applicants

In addition to following the standard admission steps as a first-year or transfer applicant, you should be aware of the following requirements.

Academic Information

To be considered for admission, you will need to complete secondary schooling that qualifies you for admission to selective universities.

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants must submit official high school transcripts or official copies of high school equivalency exam results to verify graduation and official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions. All official transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institution or agency. Transfer applicants will only self-report their in-progress courses.

First-Year Applicants

First-year applicants must self-report all secondary schooling. If you have attended schools in multiple countries, follow each school's corresponding country guide. Report the grades as they are reflected on the original school's transcript. While we welcome applications from all over the world, this list doesn't include all countries and education systems. If you have questions about what we need, please contact us. Following are first-year application tips:

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Required Documents by Country

We require certain documents depending on where you're from. Transfer applicants need to send these to us when they apply. First-year students should wait until after they're admitted.

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English Proficiency

A TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test score may be required or strongly recommended to demonstrate command of the English language.

Required Military Service

If you're from a country that requires military service upon completion of secondary education, you shouldn't apply until this obligation has been met. We won't delay admission in this case.

If You're Admitted

As an admitted international student, you'll also have to take additional steps in order to enroll. While you don't need to do any of these things right now, we thought you might want to take note!

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The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign does not partner with agents or other private organizations to represent the university for the purpose of recruiting or enrolling students. Students interested in UIUC should work directly with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.