First-Year Students

Application Requirements

International students applying to Augsburg College must submit the following:

  • Augsburg College on-line application  or the Common Application
  • Official high school transcripts (must be accompanied by the English translation of the transcripts),
  • One letter of academic recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor (also must be translated into English),
  • Proof of English language proficiency (accepted exams and minimum scores listed below).

While not required for admissions consideration international applicants are strongly encouraged to submit the following documents at their time of application. These documents are required in order to issue your I-20 if admitted to the College.

  • Copy of your passport photo page
  • Completed Certification of Finances form
  • Official bank statement, current within 3 months showing funds of at least $30,000


Fall 2016:             EXTENDED! August 15 for in-country freshman applicants and July 15 for out of  country freshman applicants.

Spring 2017:        Regular admission deadline:  December 1 for in-country freshman and transfer applicants and November 1 for out of country freshman applicants.


English Language Requirements

All international applicants for admission to Augsburg College must meet ONE of the English language requirements outlined below:

TOEFL : minimum score of  80 on the internet- based test (iBT) or a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test (pBT),

IELTS : minimum overall score of 6.5 on the Academic test,

SAT : minimum score of 1030 on the Critical Reading and Writing sections, or

ACT : minimum score of 22.

Conditional admissions is offered to academically qualified students who do not meet our minimum English language proficiency requirement.  Students admitted conditionally will be adjusted to full admission upon meeting one of the following requirements:

  • Global Language Institute- successful completion of the mastery level and faculty recommendation.
  • Minnesota English Language Program
  • ELS- successful completion of level 112
  • Meeting the minimum score requirements as listed above

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