University of Southern Indiana


International student

How to Apply

You should apply as a transfer student if you are currently attending or have previously attended a college or university in any country before enrolling at USI.  

  1. Complete the online Admissions Application and pay the $40 application fee.
    For assistance, please view the application tips in English and Spanish

  2. Submit Official Academic Records from all secondary schools and colleges or universities you have attended.

     If you are currently enrolled at another school, do not send your transcript until you have grades for everything except your final term.

    TRANSFER APPLICANTS FROM CHINESE UNIVERSITIES: Please arrange for a verification report of your university transcript. The report must be mailed directly to USI Admissions by the CDGDC or CHESICC.
    - China Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) 
    - China Higher Education Student Information & Career Center (CHESICC) 

  3. Submit Official proof of English Proficiency. 

  4. Submit either official ACT or SAT scores, if required. 

  5. If you have taken some time off from school, please submit an explanation of what you have been doing since you were last enrolled until the month you plan to enroll at USI.

Once all requirements are received and reviewed an admission decision will be made.  Students are notified of their admission decision initially by email, followed by an acceptance packet mailed express DHL.

Learn more about how to get a Transfer Credit Evaluation

Now that you have completed the application process to USI, get a jump start by submitting your Certificate of Eligibility documents to receive your I-20 or DS-2019. 

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