International Students

Welcome International applicants!

We are excited that you are considering The King’s University for your international education. We have received international students from all over the world including China, Australia, Netherlands, Argentina, Chile and Brazil. Please choose your student type below and follow the instructions to provide all required documentation.

At this time TKU does not provide housing or transportation, but we have provided a brief list of local housing options HERE.

For additional information on studying in the United States, please visit the official website of the Department of Homeland Security below.

Study Guide to the States

Required Admissions Documents

International Beginning Freshmen

International Students applying as beginning freshmen must have graduated high school and not have earned 12 hours of U.S. equivalent college coursework. The following requirements must also be met.

TOEFL Scores

  • International applicants must demonstrate English proficiency in order to be considered for admission
    • Minimum TOEFL scores for paper-based version: 550
    • Minimum TOEFL scores for iBT (internet-based testing) version: 79-80

High School Transcripts

  • Official High School Transcript displaying recognized secondary educational requirements
    • Notarized English translation
    • 2.5 GPA
    • If you have not graduated high school during the application process, an In-Progress high school transcript is requiredfor admission; a Final Official high school transcript is then required prior to enrollment.

Application Fee

$40 non-refundable application fee
Official Transcripts of All College Coursework

  • If you have obtained any college credit you must have separate official transcripts from each school evaluated and/or translated for U.S. equivalency.
    • Official international transcripts must have a notarized English translation
    • An evaluation of all international transcripts by a recognized foreign
      credential evaluation service indicating the US equivalency of the
      degree/coursework
    • Foreign credential evaluation service: www.wes.org

Proof of Immunization (Required for all Texas Campuses)

  • All Texas on-groud applicants 21 years of age and younger must provide the school with proof of immunization for bacterial meningitis at least 10 days prior to the start of classes.
    • OPTION 1 | If you received this vaccination withing the past 5 years all you need to do is have proof of immunization sent directly to us.
    • OPTION 2 | If you have not received the vaccination you may obtain it at your family physician or various local pharmacies. Check with your insurance to see if cost coverage is provided.
    • OPTION 3 | You may also use the following link to opt-out of this vaccination, but this document must be signed and notarized, and received by office 10 days prior to the start of classes: https://corequest.dshs.texas.gov

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International Transfer Students

International Students applying as transfer students must have earned 12 hours of U.S. equivalent college coursework with a 2.0 GPA. The following requirements must also be met.

TOEFL Scores

  • International applicants must demonstrate English proficiency in order to be considered for admission
    • Minimum TOEFL scores for paper-based version: 550
    • Minimum TOEFL scores for iBT (internet-based testing) version: 79-80

Application Fee

$40 non-refundable application fee
Official Transcripts of all College Coursework

  • If you have obtained any college credit you must have separate official transcripts from each school evaluated and/or translated for U.S. equivalency.
    • Official international transcripts must have a notarized English translation
    • An evaluation of all international transcripts by a recognized foreign
      credential evaluation service indicating the US equivalency of the
      degree/coursework
    • Foreign credential evaluation service: www.wes.org

Proof of Immunization (Required for all Texas Campuses)

  • All Texas on-groud applicants 21 years of age and younger must provide the school with proof of immunization for bacterial meningitis at least 10 days prior to the start of classes.
    • OPTION 1 | If you received this vaccination withing the past 5 years all you need to do is have proof of immunization sent directly to us.
    • OPTION 2 | If you have not received the vaccination you may obtain it at your family physician or various local pharmacies. Check with your insurance to see if cost coverage is provided.
    • OPTION 3 | You may also use the following link to opt-out of this vaccination, but this document must be signed and notarized, and received by office 10 days prior to the start of classes: https://corequest.dshs.texas.gov

Download Forms

 

International Graduate Students

International Students applying for the graduate program must have obtained a U.S. equivalent Baccalaureate degree.

TOEFL Scores

  • The TOEFL score may be waived if you completed your undergraduate degree in the United States.
  • International applicants must demonstrate English proficiency in order to be considered for admission
    • Minimum TOEFL scores for paper-based version: 550
    • Minimum TOEFL scores for iBT (internet-based testing) version: 79-80

Official Transcripts

  •  If you have obtained any college credit you must have separate official transcripts from each school evaluated and/or translated for U.S. equivalency.
    • Official international transcripts must have a notarized English translation
    • An evaluation of all international transcripts by a recognized foreign
      credential evaluation service indicating the US equivalency of the
      degree/coursework
    • Foreign credential evaluation service: www.wes.org

Application Fee

$50 non-refundable application fee
Download Forms

 

All documentation should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

The King’s University
Office of Admissions
2121 E Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092

If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact us at Admissions@tku.edu or 817.722.1710. Students who do not meet regular admission criteria should contact the Office of Admissions for advisement.

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Applicants are accessed according to academic background, the potential for academic success, moral behavior and character, and alignment with the spirit and mission of The King’s University.

International Students are not U.S. Citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents. This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students at the Southlake campus location.