University of Southern Indiana

International Students

We are currently experiencing issues with the Graduate Studies online application. We apologize for the inconvenience and will alert you once the application is available. Please contact our office with any questions!

Application Steps

  1. Online Graduate Studies Application - Apply Now!

  2. $40 Non-refundable Application Fee - Pay here!

    The Graduate application fee is waived for Fullbright Scholars.

  3. Transcript Submission

    Where do I send my transcripts?

    Graduate Studies requires every degree seeking applicant to submit all transcripts from every attended university or college. USI transcripts do not need to be requested. Official International course-by-course evaluated transcripts must be sent from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member to Graduate Studies by email (

    Universities that are unable to send transcripts electronically can mail sealed transcripts to:

    USI Graduate Studies
    8600 University Blvd
    Evansville, IN 47712

  4. Verification of English competency
    Submit an official (photocopy not acceptable) TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report verifying a minimum total score of one of the following:
    - TOEFL (paper-based): 550
    - TOEFL (internet-based): 79
    - IELTS: 6

  5. Additional Documents
    Copy of Visa or Passport
    International Graduate Student Estimate of Expenses (2018-2019)
    International Graduate Student Estimate of Expenses (2019-2020)
    International Statement of Finance Form (2018-2019)
    International Statement of Finance Form (2019-2020)
    International Student Transfer Form

  6. Graduate Program Application Process
    For more information regarding specific program requirements and program application deadlines, refer to the Graduate Programs tab.
    MBA applicants: submit resumes with references by email to

Graduate Studies Admission Criteria

  • Applicants must have an overall minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5/4.0.
  • Applicants applying before degree conferral must notify with the name of the university, degree and conferral date.
  • Exchange Student? Students participating in an established exchange program between their home istitution and the University of Southern Indiana should contact the International office at their institution to apply for the program. Further information about USI exchange programs is available from Heidi Gregori-Gahan, Director of Center for International Programs at USI.
  • Re-applying? Complete the admission steps above. Graduate students, including degree seeking and non-degree seeking, who have not enrolled in a graduate course for one academic year must reapply to Graduate Studies and the specific program in which they were originally admitted.
    Additional documentation may be required of international applicants.

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