International Students

In addition to the eligibility and application requirements, international students must also submit the following:

Proof of English Language

  • TOEFL score of 88 or
  • IELTS score of 6.5 or
  • Verification of English language proficiency from the Gonzaga University ISSS office or
  • An official recommendation from Gonzaga University's English Language Center

Due to Covid-19 restrictions TOEFL testing is now take place online and you can learn by visiting the TOEFL website.

If you do not meet the English proficiency requirements listed above, but believe your English to be equivalent to these levels for graduate studies at Gonzaga University due to work, education or language immersion experience, please contact your Admissions Specialist.

*TOEFL/IELTS EXCEPTIONS:
International students whose primary and secondary education took place in Canada (English-speaking provinces), Great Britain, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, or the U.S. are exempt from this requirement. Students born in one of these countries yet educated elsewhere are still required to satisfy the English proficiency requirement.

International Transcripts

  • Submission of foreign transcripts in the original language and a certified English copy and
  • WES/ECE evaluation

Proof of Adequate Funding to Study in the US (to be submitted upon acceptance)

  • Financial Declarations
  • Bank statement showing required amount listed on the Financial Declarations

Note: F-1 students may only study on campus for the duration of the short-term immersions.

For more information on the International Student Program please call (509) 313-6563.

Gonzaga offers scholarships for international students. For details go to our International Graduate Student Scholarship webpage.

Questions?

Contact:

Heather Schmitt
Call or Text (509) 313-6240 or (866) 380-5323
schmitth@gonzaga.edu