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International Admissions – Undergraduate

Concordia University, St. Paul supports you as you explore your academic interests and refine your career choices. In our ever-global world there’s no better place than Concordia to prepare you with the culturally dynamic and rich experiences that you’ll need. The Concordia family includes students from diverse backgrounds, faith traditions and cultural heritages.

undergraduate international admissions

STEP 1: SUBMIT YOUR CSP APPLICATION

    • Create an account through our application portal, then complete and submit your online application.
    • Use the portal login page to reference your application status and items you still need to submit throughout the application process.

    *Please use the same email you created your account to correspond with the International Admissions office for faster processing.

  • Fall Admission 

    • December 1: Priority Deadline
    • July 1: Final Deadline*

    Spring Admission 

    • November 1: Final Deadline*

    Summer Admission is not available for new students

    **Applicants who are transferring an F-1 VISA from another U.S. academic institution may be considered for admission after the final deadline.

STEP 2: UPLOAD THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS TO YOUR CSP APPLICATION PORTAL

  • Submit official transcripts of the highest degree awarded. Minimum equivalent of high school degree required. Transcripts/credentials are required prior to being admitted to an undergraduate program.

    • Official transcripts should be sent or evaluated after all coursework is complete with grades and, if applicable, the degree awarded is finalized.
    • You are responsible for requesting official transcripts/credentials from the required school(s).
    • School officials may contact institutions directly to verify official documents. If we are unable to verify the student’s transcripts or credentials, the University reserves the right to request an official transcript evaluation of your credits through the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or withdraw your application.
    • Students transferring from another country outside of the U.S. are required to submit a transcript evaluation.
    • See the requirements for your country below.

    All official transcripts can be sent via email at [email protected].

    Once the official document is in our possession, we will be unable to release it back to you.

  • Photocopy of your valid passport page showing photo, name, and birth date. If you are transferring from a US institution, please also submit a photocopy of your visa page.

  • Upload an original/official bank letter or statement provided on official bank letterhead that meets CSP’s cost estimate in U.S. dollars.

    • Bank statement may be from a student or family member.
    • We ask that statements are dated and less than 3 months old from the time of your application submission and in English
  • Students must complete the Certificate of Finance form that reflects the information stated on their bank statement. This form should reflect information for the term that you intend to start your studies in.

    Cost Estimate for Academic Year 2024-2025

    • Tuition and Fees: $25,600
    • Living Expenses: $11,500
    • Students Services: $2,400
    • Other Estimated Expenses (health insurance, books, transportation, personal expenses, etc.): $6,000

    Total: $45,500

    Please see CSP’s Tuition and Financial Aid page for more information on tuition and fees. International students are eligible for scholarships and are automatically awarded during the admissions process.

  • Email to [email protected] OR if you are living in India, please email: [email protected]

    • Complete an approved English proficiency test and have your test scores sent or released to Concordia University, St. Paul. You may also provide a copy via email for TOEFL, IELTS, PTE and iTEP (Duolingo tests must be released to Concordia University, St. Paul for us to retrieve them electronically)
    • Test scores should be taken within the last 2 years before the student’s start date (test scores will not be admissible if they are more than two years old at the time of enrollment).

Step 3: Country Requirements

  • Angola

    • Certificado de Habilitações Literárias

    Argentina

    • Graduate certificate/diploma
    • Certificado Analitco de Estudios/Calidicaciones

    Australia

    • Secondary school certificate final examination results

    Azerbaijan

    • Certificate of Complete Secondary Education from a lyceum general education (2 or 3 years of upper secondary

    Bahrain

    • Tawjahiya Secondary School Certificate

    Bangladesh

    • Senior School Certificate (grade 10)
    • Higher Secondary Certificate (grade 12)
    • Mark sheet or results card from Secondary Education or Bangladesh Madrasah Education Board preferred

    Benin

    • Baccalauréat Général

    Botswana

    • General Certificate of Secondary Education

    Brazil

    • Histórico Escolar/Certificado de conclusão do ensino médio

    Brunei

    • Brunei-Cambridge Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

    Burkina Faso

    • Baccalauréat Général

    Cambodia

    • Baccalauréat

    Cameroon

    • Examination results
    • Degree certificate
    • Baccalaureate or GCE O-Level

    Canada

    • Academic transcripts and graduation certificate/diploma*

    *Provincial variations may require additional documentation

    Caribbean Examinations Council 

    • Caribbean Exams Council (CXC) Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) for the following countries:
      • Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and Turks and Caicos Islands

    Chile

    • Licencia de Educacion Media

    China

    • Gao San (Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate)
    • Transcripts from Gao Yi, Gao Er, and Gao San

    Colombia

    • Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones
    • Graduate certificate/diploma

    Congo

    • Baccalauréat Général

    Cote d’Ivoire

    • Baccalauréat Général
  • D.R. Congo

    • Diplome d’Etat

    Ecuador

    • Bachillerato or Titulo de Bachiller
    • Transcripts

    El Salvador

    • Bachillerato or Titulo de Bachiller
    • Transcripts

    Egypt

    • General Secondary Education Certificate or other Graduate Certificate/Diploma
    • Examination results preferred

    Ethiopia

    • Transcript with final grades/scores
    • Ethiopian General Secondary Education Certificate (EGSEC, done after grade 10)
    • Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination Certificate

    France

    • Baccalauréat Général

    Gabon

    • Baccalauréat Général

    The Gambia

    • Final Examination Result (example BECE, WASSCE)
    • WAEC scratch card + electronic PIN- can be submitted by applicant
    • Transcripts with final grades

    Ghana

    • Final Examination Result (example BECE, WASSCE)
    • WAEC scratch card + electronic PIN- can be submitted by applicant
    • Transcripts with final grades

    Guinea

    • Baccalauréat Général

    Hong Kong

    • Examination results for Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

    India

    • Final examination certificate (HSC, AISSC, or other standard XII certificate)

    Indonesia

    • Graduation diploma (Ijazah SMA, SMK, or equivalent)

    Iran

    • Secondary graduation certificate

    Israel

    • Teudat Bagrut/Matriculation Certificate

    Japan

    • Academic transcript
    • Upper secondary school leaving certificate/Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho

    Jordan

    • General Secondary Education Certificate

    Kazakhstan

    • Certificate of Secondary Education/Attestat or srednem obrazovanii

    Kenya

    • Transcript
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

    Korea, South

    • Graduation Certificate/Diploma/Inmungye Kodung Hakkyo
    • Transcript

    Kuwait

    • Secondary School Diploma
  • Laos

    • Baccalaureat II

    Lesotho

    • Lesotho General Certificate of Secondary Education/LGCSE

    Liberia

    • Final Examination Result (example BECE, WASSCE)
    • WAEC scratch card + electronic PIN- can be submitted by applicant
    • Transcripts with final grades

    Macau

    • Senior Secondary Certificate

    Malaysia

    • Examination results
    • Certificate of Education

    Mali

    • Baccalauréat Général

    Mauritius

    • GCE, GCSE or IGSCE results

    Mexico

    • Certificado de estudios/calificaciones
    • Certificado de Bachillerato

    Mongolia

    • School Leaving Certificate/Gerchilgee

    Myanmar

    • Standard Exam Diploma

    Nepal

    • National Examination Board Certificate, Higher Secondary Education Board Certificate (HSEB), or any 10+2 certificate
    • School Leaving Certificate Examination for grades 11 and 12

    Nigeria

    • Final Examination Result (example BECE, WASSCE)
    • WAEC scratch card + electronic PIN- can be submitted by applicant
    • Transcripts with final grades

    Norway

    • Certificate of Upper Secondary Education

    Oman

    • Secondary School Certificate

    Pakistan

    • Final certificate (HSC)
    • Mark sheet/results card

    Panama

    • Diploma
    • Transcripts

    Paraguay

    • Diploma
    • Transcripts

    Peru

    • Certificado de estudios/calificaciones
    • Bachillerato Academic or Certificado de Educacion Secundaria Comun Completa

    Philippines

    • Graduation Certificate/Diploma
    • Transcripts

    Qatar

    • General Secondary School Certificate/Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari
  • Russia

    • Final graduation certificate/ Attestat o srednem polnom obschem obrazovanii

    Rwanda

    • Graduation Certificate
      • Secondary Education Advanced Level Examination Certificate or Diplôme de Fin d‘Etudes Secondaires
    • Final examination results
    • Transcripts are accepted if that is the only option

    Saudi Arabia (KSA)

    • Final Examination Certificate (General Secondary Education Certificate)

    Senegal

    • Baccalauréat Général and transcripts

    Sierra Leone

    • Final Examination Result (example BECE, WASSCE)
    • WAEC scratch card + electronic PIN- can be submitted by applicant
    • Transcripts with final grades

    South Sudan

    • Transcripts and graduation certificate, contact us if there are difficulties in obtaining records

    Singapore

    • Singapore Cambridge GCE O Level Certificate

    South Africa

    • External examination results for the Senior Certificate

    Sri Lanka

    • Final examination results
    • Senior Secondary School Certificate

    Sweden

    • Certificate from Upper Secondary School

    Tanzania 

    • CSE/Certificate of Secondary E

    Thailand

    • Transcripts
    • Secondary Certificate

    Togo

    • Baccalauréat Général

    Turkey

    • Graduation Certificate/Lise Diplomasi
    • Transcripts

    United Arab Emirates (UAE)

    • Examination results/General Secondary Education Certificate

    Uganda

    • Examination results/ UCE/ UACE

    Ukraine

    • Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education/ svidotstvo pro zdobuttia povnoi zagalnoi serednoi osvity or Attestat

    UK

    • Examination results (GCSE, GCE results)

    Vietnam

    • Final Examination Results/Diem Ky Thi Tot Nghiep THPT) or Provisional Graduation Certificate (Giay Ghung Nhan Tot Nghiep THPT)

    Yemen

    • Graduation Certificate
    • Transcripts

    Zambia

    • Graduation Certificate
    • Transcripts

    Zimbabwe

    • Graduation Certificate
    • Transcripts

*If you don’t see your country listed, please reach out to [email protected] for your requirements.

ONCE ALL ITEMS ABOVE HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED AND REVIEWED WITHIN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS.

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