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International Undergraduate Students – Transfers


Admission Requirements: Transfer students should have 24 hours of college/university credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Academic Records: Official transcripts from each college or university attended.

If you have less than 24 hours of college/university credits, you must also submit evaluated high school transcripts.

  • All high school/post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be analyzed by a NACES educational credential evaluation service such as¬†Spantran,¬†WES,¬†IERF¬†or¬†ECE¬†with course by course and GPA.

English Proficiency: Minimum TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic, or iTEP Academic score for admission to the institution. The minimum score requirements are as follows:


Minimum Score for Undergraduates

TOEFL Internet-Based 61
TOEFL Computer-Based 173
TOEFL Paper-Based 500
PTE Academic 44
iTEP Academic 3.5

*Students¬†with an Internet-based TOEFL score between 48 ‚Äď 60 or an IELTS score of 5.0 may complete a minimum of 12 weeks in an ESL program approved by the Oklahoma State Regents and meet the English language proficiency requirements.

*You do not need to provide English Proficiency test scores if:

  • You have completed Comp I and Comp II with a grade of C or better in each course.
  • English is your first language.
  • You graduated from a U.S. high school with 4 years of English.

Financial Support Documentation: Affidavit and Bank Statement

The Undergraduate Affidavit of Financial Support shows an estimated cost of attendance for one year (two semesters) at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

  • This document must be submitted within 6 months of enrollment at Southeastern.
  • You can use more than one affidavit to cover the total estimated cost of attendance.
  • You must provide a matching bank statement for each Affidavit form.

The bank statement must show an account owner’s name that matches the name on the Affidavit of Financial Support.

  • The document must be in English; if it is not in English, please provide an English translation along with the document.
  • You may provide a letter from the bank with a stamp and signature from a bank official, showing the available funds of the account and the account owners name.
  • All foreign currency amounts will be converted to U.S. Dollar.

Passport Name Page: Please submit a copy of the biographic page of your passport showing your name, date of birth, passport number and expiration date.

If dependents will accompany you to Southeastern, provide copies of their passport biographic pages, along with marriage and birth certificates, as applicable, to verify your family relationship.

Statement of Understanding: Please read the Statement of Understanding carefully. You must agree to each of these statements before you will be considered for admission.

US $30.00 Application Fee: This is not refundable. You may pay the fee online when you complete your application for admission. Or, you may call the Southeastern Business Office (580-745-2850) to make the payment. Paying with a credit card is recommended.

Visa and I-20: Please submit a copy of your current U.S. F-1 Visa and a copy of your   I-20 from the institution you will be transferring from.

Note: If you are transferring from a college or university outside of the United States, you will submit a copy of your F-1 visa when you receive it.

Receiving your I-20: When the application fee and all documents are received, we will move forward with reviewing your file for admission to the University.  Once you are accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter with instructions to transfer your SEVIS record to Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Once your record has been transferred, the DSO will issue you a new I-20.

Note: If you are transferring from a college or university outside of the United States, an initial I-20 will be sent to your Southeastern student email following your acceptance letter.

If you have any questions, please contact the International Student Services office at, or 580-745-2184.

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