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This is the current list of application requirements for International Graduate Students:

  • Complete the Graduate Application and forms at https://www.williamsoncc.edu/apply-online/.
  • Submit a $150 nonrefundable application fee at https://www.williamsoncc.edu/payments/ or make checks or money orders payable to Williamson College.
  • First-time applications require two recommendations using the Williamson College Graduate Student Reference Form found here: https://williamsoncc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Graduate-Student-Reference-Form.pdf. Re-applicants are required to submit one new recommendation. If you have been working full-time for at least six months, one recommendation should be from your current supervisor and the other a spiritual life reference. If you cannot secure a recommendation from your direct supervisor, please submit a statement of explanation along with your application. The second recommendation should be from either a former immediate supervisor or from another professional associate, senior to you, who can share their insights on your leadership potential.
  • Submit a current resume or detailed statement describing your professional work experience history.
  • Submit a graduate admissions essay using specifications found at https://williamsoncc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Graduate-Student-Admissions-Essay-2021-22.pdf
  • Submit copy of high school diploma, certificate of completion or transcripts. Please note: Admission to Williamson College requires completion of secondary school.
  • Request official transcripts from all non-US colleges or universities attended. International Applicants must provide an English translation of the non-US colleges or transcripts, or in the event this is not possible, the applicant must contact World Education Services (WES) at wes.org for an official evaluation of non-US college or university transcripts and request the evaluation be sent to the Office of Admissions. Upon receipt of the evaluation, the Registrar will review courses to determine the credits that can be accepted toward the applicant’s degree program at WC.
  • Request official transcripts be forwarded directly to the Office of Admissions from each US college or university previously attended. Please note: any applicant who fails to acknowledge prior attendance at any college or university will be subject to dismissal from Williamson College.
  • Applicants must have achieved a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on all prior undergraduate and graduate-level coursework.
  • In addition to the above requirements, applicants seeking admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program must have a bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution in business administration. Admission consideration will be given to applicants who have earned a bachelor’s degree, in a discipline other than business administration using the following guidelines:
    • Successfully complete MBA Boot Camp, a challenging 4-week program offered by the Williamson College School of Business, OR
    • Achieve a desired score of 550 or higher on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or 150 or higher on the GMAC Executive Assessment (https://www.gmac.com/executive-assessment).
      • Applicants who score within ten (10) points of the desired minimum will still be given additional admission consideration for the MBA program based on leadership competence and professional work experience. Applicants who score more than ten (10) points below the desired minimum will be encouraged to apply for other graduate degree programs offered.
      • Williamson College School of Business considers scores to be valid for five years after your test date. Please be sure to send your unofficial score report and submit your application at
        least one day before the scores expire. Additionally, valid official test scores must be sent directly to Williamson College by the issuing institution within three weeks of your application submission, or your application will be withdrawn from consideration.
      • The Admissions Committee will consider only your highest score when reviewing your application and will not combine sub-scores from multiple exams into a single composite score.
  • Demonstrate English proficiency through one of the following:
    • A minimum TOEFL* score of 520 is required on the paper-based test; or
    • A minimum TOEFL* score of 175 is required on the computer-based test; or
    • A minimum TOEFL* score of 60 is required on the Internet-based test. *An alternative English language test international student may take is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum score of 5 is required.
  • Submit bank statement demonstrating financial capability of paying tuition, fees and living expenses for the first academic year of program. The bank statement must be current and indicate the account monetary value equivalency in USD (United States dollars). If a student will be sponsored, a current sponsor bank statement demonstrating financial capability and completed financial support form (provided by the Office of Admissions) will be required.
  • Submit documentation substantiating official status with the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), in order to determine eligibility to study in the United States as follows:
    1. Copy of current Visa
    2. Copy of current Passport
    3. Copy of current I-94 information
    4. Copy of current I-20 if transfer student from another US college or university
  • Submit copy of passport and visa for any dependents that will be listed on student’s I-20.
  • Submit current complete foreign address to Office of Admissions.
  • If student desires to transfer from another US college or university, submit a SEVIS Transfer Request form (available from the Office of Admissions at WC).
  • Submit any additional evidence of eligibility required by the graduate program.
  • Official documents submitted for admission consideration become the College’s property and cannot be returned or copied for distribution.

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