International applicants must meet one of the listed criteria for full admission.
For Undergraduate Admission:
minimum of 79
minimum of 6.0
minimum score of 970
minimum composite score of 18
completion of level 112
Higher Level English minimum of 5
minimum of 53 Transfer students who have completed 24+ university-level credits in the USA or other approved English-speaking countries may have the English proficiency requirements waived.
Please note: Exception requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. ESL courses do not count toward the 24 credits.
For Graduate Admission:
minimum of 85*
minimum of 6.5*
minimum of 58*
*University's minimum requirement. Certain graduate programs may require higher scores. Send your scores directly to SAU using our institution codes: ACT code is 1352 and the SAT code is 6617. TOEFL code is 6617.
Applicants are exempt from the English Language Proficiency Requirement if they meet any of the following criteria:
- Undergraduate applicants who are exempt from the English Language Proficiency Requirement will be required to take the or for scholarship consideration.
- Earned a high school diploma, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited U.S. high school, college, or university. Please note that completion of a GED does not waive the English Language Requirement.
- Completed the equivalent of a high school education or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree in one of the following countries:
Recognized English Speaking Countries
Antigua & Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Canada (English-speaking provinces)
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
St. Kitts & Nevis
Trinidad & Tobago
United States of America
U.S. Virgin Islands