International Freshman Applicants

Please submit the following documents listed below to apply for admission to Arkansas Tech University:

International Undergraduate Application for Admission

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$50 USD Application Fee (Accepted methods of payment)
All fees are non-refundable and will not be waived

Application Deadlines
Semester Deadline
Spring November 30
Summer Semester for English Language Institute March 31
Summer Semester for University Admission April 30
Fall June 30

Academic Records

All transcripts must be originals or school-certified copies of originals with official English translations. Notarized copies are not accepted.

All applicants must submit appropriate academic records verifying previous educational attainment and the completion of secondary education requirements or the equivalency of US high school. This documentation should include grade/mark sheets as well as certificate/diplomas showing completion of secondary education equivalent to 12 years of US high school.

English Proficiency

Students who wish to apply for admission to the English Language Institute (ELI) are not required to demonstrate English proficiency. All other applicants should submit official documentation of English Proficiency. Click here for English Proficiency Requirements.

Entrance Exam

All applicants must complete the ACT, SAT or COMPASS exam. Students who have not completed the ACT or SAT may take the COMPASS exam on campus upon arrival and after admission to assist in advisement and course placement. However, if ACT or SAT scores are available, please provide this documentation along with the application for admission. Students with more than 24 semester hours of earned college-level credit are not required to take an entrance exam.

Evidence of Sufficient Financial Support

Undergraduate costs are estimated at $21,634 USD for 9 months of study including tuition and fees, housing, meals, books and other living expenses. Applicants must provide evidence of the source and amount of funding used to support educational expenses. Documents must be issued within the 6 months previous to the time of application. Please add an additional $3,000 per each dependent.

For students who will be financing their own studies, a form has been provided to assist you with the process. If someone else is paying for your studies, that person must fill out the Financial Sponsor Statement. This can be a family member, a friend, a company, or a government.


Please provide a photocopy of your current passport as well as any previous visas to the US, I-20s and an I-94 card if available.