International student applicants must submit the following:
Credentials from an educational system other than the United States will be reviewed initially by a Chatham in-house credential evaluator. Applicants may be required to have their transcripts evaluated by a foreign credential evaluation service such as NACES, ECE, WES, or IERF. Any costs incurred for the professional evaluation are the responsibility of the applicant.
If applicants are transferring from a US institution, official college transcripts from all colleges attended must be submitted to Chatham University.
Students who have studied in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada (not including Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, Australia or an English-speaking Caribbean island may be exempt from submitting English Language Proficiency requirements. All other international applicants whose first language is not English must meet one of the following language proficiency requirements for regular admission to Chatham University.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP)
Pearson Test of English (PTE)
American Council of Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Conditional Admission based on Language Proficiency
Students with acceptable academic credentials who do not meet language proficiency requirements may be admitted under conditional admission through the English Language Program. All conditionally admitted students are required to take an English placement exam upon arrival and may be required to take supplemental courses.
|IELTS||TOEFL IBT||TOEFL ITP||ELP Level|
|6.0||71-79||525-547||Pathways (100-level courses)|
US government regulations require that all students prove the availability of sufficient funding to meet their educational expenses for the first year of study. Each student must consider how they will fund their studies for the entire length of their academic program. Proof of financial support may include:
Students who have attended accredited colleges and universities may apply as transfer students. Transfer students must submit all of the application requirements listed above, with the following considerations: