International Student Frequently Asked Questions

The following is a list of frequently asked questions from prospective international students.

What do I need to do to apply to UNCSA?

The application process for undergraduate international students is the same as for all students.


The UNCSA Bulletin also has information for international students.

International students are required to provide additional documentation. Official transcripts, if not issued in English by the school, must be accompanied with an official English translation. In addition, the following must also be submitted: 

  • ACT: Minimum English Writing Component of 21
  • SAT: Minimum score of 1060 combined for the new SAT
  • TOEFL: 79 internet-based, 550 paper-based, or 213 computer-based
  • IELTS: 6.5

Can I apply for Financial Aid?

International students are not eligible for any federally funded financial aid. International students are not eligible for the work-study program because it is a federally funded program.

Can I apply for UNCSA scholarships and grants?

Yes, you are eligible to apply.



Due to the limited availability of funding, you are encouraged to also search for and apply for scholarships and grants in your home country. You may also wish to search on: