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October 31, 2014

Requirements for International Students

PBA welcomes students from over 50 countries, including Scotland, South Africa, the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas and Brazil.  We are excited to work with students from all over the world to strengthen diversity and community on campus. 

Please review the requirements for international students below.  All international students are encouraged to submit all required documents four to six months in advance of the desired date of entrance. 

Application Deadlines/Questions

  • Brittany Henson, the admissions counselor for international students, will be happy to answer any questions that you have along the way.

 

Freshman

  • A completed online application along with a non-refundable $50 application fee (U.S. currency)
  • Essay on the requested topic (included in the online application)
  • Official secondary education transcripts equivalent to graduation from an American high school

Transcripts from schools outside of the U.S. must include a course by course evaluation and GPA equivalent from an international education consulting firm that is an approved member of the NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services).  Recommended firms include Josef Silny & Associates or World Education Services (WES).

Josef Silny & Associates Application
WES Application

  • Official SAT or ACT scores are required.
  • For students seeking entry to PBA from a country where English is not the primary language, a minimum TOEFL score of 79 or IELTS score of 6.5 is required.

 

Transfer

  • A completed online application along with a non-refundable $50 application fee (U.S. currency)
  • Essay on the requested topic (included in the online application)
  • Official transcripts from all previous universities attended

Transcripts from universities outside of the U.S. must include a course by course evaluation and a GPA equivalent from an international education consulting firm that is an approved member of the NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services). Recommended firms include Josef Silny & Associates or World Education Services (WES).

Josef Silny & Associates Application
WES Application

  • For students transferring from a university in a country where English is not the primary language, a minimum TOEFL score of 79 or IELTS score of 6.5 is required.

 

 

 

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