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 see the information 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


Fall 2019: June 21

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Required Admissions Documents

International Students must have graduated high school or obtained college credit. See required documents below.

Required Documents

  • Official high school transcript* displaying recognized secondary educational requirements were met and
    • Minimum U.S. GPA: 2.5
  • Official SAT or ACT scores**
  • Official international college transcripts* and/or
  • Official U.S. college transcripts

    *An evaluation of all international transcripts by a recognized foreign credential evaluation service is required. Transcripts will also need to be translated to English (if applicable). The evaluation report will need to indicate the US equivalency of the degree/coursework. TKU has historically used World Education Services (WES), so you’re welcome to visit their website ( to find out how to submit official documents to them to begin the process. If you use WES, we will need the “WES Basic Course-by-Course” evaluation report.

    **If your country does not offer this type of exam, please contact your admissions counselor for further assistance.

TOEFL Scores

International applicants must demonstrate English proficiency* to be considered for admission.

  • Minimum TOEFL scores for paper-based version: 550
  • Minimum TOEFL scores for iBT (internet-based testing) version: 79-80
  • TOEFL school code: 1641

    *The requirement for English Proficiency is waived, if you have studied at an English-Speaking school (in the U.S or within your country) for at least 6 months to a year.

Application Fee

$40 non-refundable application fee
Financial Forms

The information for tuition and fees can be found HERE, however, as an international student studying at the main campus in Southlake, TX, we will require you to have a certain amount of funds reflecting on your financial statement. This amount should cover up to your first year of tuition and fees, books, and cost of living. Along with this information, we will also need a financial plan of how you will pay for the remainder of your degree program (we don’t require proof of funds for this financial plan).

Please complete the below Financial Statement Form and remember to include your proof of funds (i.e. bank statements, etc.). If you will not be paying for yourself, then you will need to have your sponsor complete the Sponsor Obligation Form and they will be required to submit their proof of funds. These documents will need to be sent to your admissions counselor upon completion. Contact the Office of Admissions to find out who that is: 817-722-1710 or

Proof of Immunization (Required for all Texas Campuses)

All Texas on-ground 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 within 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:


All documentation should be sent directly to your admissions counselor.

The King’s University
Attn: (your admission counselor’s name)
2121 E Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092

If you have any questions regarding the application process or do not meet regular admission criteria, please contact us at or 817.722.1710, and we will connect you to your admissions counselor.

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Applicants are assessed 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.