• International transfers (if you have studied at a college or...
  • International transfers (if you have studied at a foreign university)
  • Admissions Decision and Next Steps
  • Financial Aid Notification
  • Final Steps to Receive an I-20 Document
  • Application Deadlines
  • Disclaimer for admitted international students who have no direct expenses...
  • International students admitted to Goshen College

    永恒国际网站Goshen College is a “home away from home” for dozens of international students every year. With students from over 22 countries, Goshen feels more like a global village than a college campus.

    The steps to apply to Goshen College for international students are based on student type. Please complete the steps under your student type: 

    • International first-year (if you have never studied at any university before)
    • International transfer (if you  have studied at a college or university in the U.S.)
    • International transfer (if you  have studied at a university outside of the U.S.)

    International first-years (if you have never studied at any university before)

    Students must submit the following materials to be considered for admission to Goshen College:

    1. Complete the application. You have two different options:
      to complete an existing application.
    2. Secondary school transcripts evaluated through or . Students are responsible for any fees associated with the credential evaluation.
      • For INCRED, select the Basic Evaluation option. Designate Goshen College as the recipient.
      • For WES, select the WES ICAP Course-by-Course (with GPA & course-levels) option. Designate Goshen College as the recipient.
    3. Test scores
      • If English is NOT your primary language, you must submit official English Assessment scores (, ). The official/original or certified copy of the TOEFL/IELTS exam must be submitted. The institutional code number for Goshen College is 1251.
        • You must score a 79 on the TOEFL or receive an overall band score of a 6.0 on the IELTS to be considered for admission to Goshen College.
      • If English is your primary language, you must submit official SAT 1/ACT scores. Goshen’s SAT code is 1251 and ACT code is 1196.

    International transfers (if you have studied at a college or university in the U.S.)

    Students must submit the following materials to be considered for admission to Goshen College:

    1. Complete the application. You have two different options:
      to complete an existing application.
    2. Official college transcripts from all previous colleges attended.
    3. Secondary school transcripts evaluated through or if a student has completed 23 or fewer college credit hours.
    4. Official SAT 1/ACT scores if a student’s primary language is English if a student has completed 23 or fewer college credit hours.

    International transfers (if you have studied at a foreign university)

    Students must submit the following materials to be considered for admission to Goshen College:

    1. Complete the application. You have two different options:
      to complete an existing application.
    2. Secondary school transcripts evaluated through or . Students are responsible for any fees associated with the credential evaluation.
    3. University transcripts evaluated through or
      • For INCRED, select the Course-by-Course option. Designate Goshen College as the recipient.
      • For WES, select the WES ICAP Course-by-Course (with GPA & course-levels) option. Designate Goshen College as the recipient.
    4. Test scores
      • If English is NOT your primary language, you must submit official English Assessment scores (, ). The official/original or certified copy of the TOEFL/IELTS exam must be submitted. The institutional code number for Goshen College is 1251.
        • You must score a 79 on the TOEFL or receive an overall band score of a 6.0 on the IELTS to be considered for admission to Goshen College.
      • If English is your primary language, you must submit official SAT 1/ACT scores. Goshen’s SAT code is 1251 and ACT code is 1196.

    Admissions Decision and Next Steps

    After these documents are received, the Admissions Office will make an admissions decision regarding your admission to Goshen College. You will be notified about this decision via email. This decision will include the academic scholarship that you are eligible to receive. Once you are admitted to Goshen College, you must submit the following:

    1. A copy of the first page of your passport
    2. A completed Goshen College Financial Affordability Form. This form should reflect the amount of funding that you and/or a sponsor(s) will contribute each year toward your time at Goshen College.

    Financial Aid Notification

    永恒国际网站After the passport and the Goshen College Financial Affordability Form are received, the Financial Aid Office will put together a financial aid notification for you. This document will show how much scholarship and grant money you are eligible to receive from Goshen College, as well as how much you will owe to Goshen College for tuition, room and board costs per year.

    • The Financial Aid Office puts these notifications together once a month from January through May. You MUST have the necessary materials submitted by the first week of a given month in order to receive your financial aid notification during that month. 

    永恒国际网站Once you receive your financial aid notification, you must provide proof that you have the funding available to cover the cost of your tuition, room and board minus scholarships and grants, and also an additional $1,500 to pay for textbooks and health insurance. This proof should be submitted through certified bank statements.

    • Bank statements must be certified, and can come from your personal bank account or the personal bank account of an  immediate family member.
    • If you have a sponsor(s), then the sponsor must submit a certified bank statement and sponsor letter as well. The sponsor letter must be sent directly from the sponsor to the Admissions Office, and must include the amount of funding the sponsor is planning to contribute per year, as well as how many years the sponsor is planning to contribute the given amount.

    Final Steps to Receive an I-20 Document

    Once you decide to commit to coming to Goshen College, you must submit a $200 nonrefundable deposit. This deposit will go towards what you owe for the first semester. This payment can be made to Goshen College through or through the Goshen College website.

    • A student will receive their I-20 after a deposit has been made to Goshen College and proof of finances has been verified.

    After you have submitted your enrollment deposit, you must complete the following:

    1. Sign up for a class registration time (done with the help of the Admissions Office).
    2. Fill out the “forms to complete” on the student portal. These forms include a housing form (Admissions will place a student in campus housing) and information about buying student health insurance. Health insurance must be bought and confirmation forwarded to the Admissions Office before the start of fall classes.
    3. Pay the and schedule a visa appointment at the U.S. Embassy.
    4. Review the International Student Welcome Guide (emailed by the Admissions Office).
    5. Confirm arrival date/time with the Admissions Office.

    Application Deadlines

    • Candidates planning to attend in August (Fall) need to submit their applications and all supporting materials by May 1. (First-years and international transfers who have studied at a foreign university)
    • Transfers who have studied at a university in the U.S. need to have their applications and all supporting materials submitted by June 1.
    • Candidates planning to attend in January (Spring) need to submit their applications and all supporting materials by October 1.

    Disclaimer for admitted international students who have no direct expenses owed to Goshen College

    International students who have no direct expenses owed to Goshen College must also abide by the International Student Enrollment Policy, which states that students who do not owe Goshen College directly for semester costs must make a deposit to their Goshen College account in the amount listed on their I-20 as “personal funds.” This deposit must be made by August 1 of their first semester at GC if enrolling in the fall (or December 1 if enrolling in the spring). If this deposit is not made by the specified deadline, the college reserves the right to withdraw the student and have their I-20 revoked.