Concordia University Texas welcomes applications from international students. We look forward to having you join our vibrant student community in Austin, Texas. In general as an international student seeking admission to our undergraduate and graduate programs, you should apply with the Office of Admissions by June 1 for the Fall Semester, February 1 for the Summer Semester, or November 1 for the Spring Semester. We are excited that you would like to attend Concordia, and would like to give you more information about the application process below.
An international student is an applicant who does not hold United States citizenship or lawful permanent residency and requires an F-1 visa to engage in academic studies in the United States. Please follow the International Students Application process outlined below.
A non-US citizen or non-permanent resident who would like to attend Concordia University Texas, but does not need an F1 Visa due to having another legal documents allowing them to live, work, and/or attend school in the US would follow the English Proficiency process outlined below.
For an international student (non-US citizen, non-Permanent Residents) to be considered for admission, the following documents and data must be submitted to the Office of Admissions Processing:
Upon completion of the above items, the student's application will be processed. Admission criteria include:
If the student qualifies for admission, a nonrefundable deposit of $275 must be made prior to registration for classes. Upon receipt of this deposit, the University will issue an I-20. Concordia's I-20 Designated School Official (DSO) is Brandy Kilpatrick. Please e-mail or call her at 512-313-4606 with any questions regarding the I-20.
The Admissions Office must receive all required admissions material by June 1 for the Fall Semester, February 1 for the Summer Semester, and November 1 for the Spring Semester.
International applicants or undergraduate students that have a degree from a foreign institution are required to follow the English Proficiency Policy, regardless of level or citizenship. They must demonstrate English competency in one of the following ways:
Applicants who do not meet one of these standards of proficiency may appeal to the Enrollment Committee for consideration. These applicants may be asked to provide additional documentation. Please contact the campus DSO, Brandy Kilpatrick, should you have any questions: brandy.kilpatrick@Concordia.edu.
An official transcript of all credits earned or attempted from each high school and/or college. If the student did not attend high school and/or college in the US, an official AACRAO Foreign Education Credential Service evaluations of all secondary and/or post-secondary work completed outside of the United States. If applicants have completed the equivalent of a U.S. high school degree, they should submit the Basic Statement of Comparability Evaluation. If applicants have completed college level work, they should submit a Course-by-Course Evaluation. For more information about these Evaluations, visit the AACRAO website.