Students who are not United States citizens or permanent residents should submit the following for admissions consideration:
To apply, choose one of the following application options. For help filling out the application, contact Denise Hall, Campus Experience Coordinator and Interim International Admissions Counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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You should include with your application an essay providing the admissions committee insight into you and what you will bring to the Transylvania community. Please limit the essay to 1–2 typed, double-spaced pages.
To submit the essay:
a) If you apply using the Common Application, instructions are provided for uploading the essay file.
b) If you complete the Printable Application, submit the printed essay with the application form.
Your secondary school transcript must be translated into English with a grading scale attached.
You must submit official scores from one of these exams for admissions consideration.
Follow the directions below to ensure Transylvania receives the required information from your school guidance counselor. a) If you use the online Common Application, your high school guidance counselor can submit a recommendation via the Common Application system. b) If you have applied using the Printable Application, your counselor can complete the Counselor's Evaluation and Recommendation and mail it directly to the Office of Admissions. If you are a transfer student but graduated from secondary school within the past year, your counselor may provide one of your recommendations.
Ask a teacher with whom you have had class within the past two years to complete a recommendation. If you are a transfer student, please have two college or university instructors complete a recommendation unless you graduated from secondary school within the past year. In that case, a secondary school counselor may provide one of your letters of recommendation. a) If you use the online Common Application, your teacher can submit a recommendation via the Common Application system. b) If you have applied using the Printable Application, your teacher can complete the Teacher's Evaluation and Recommendation and mail it directly to the Office of Admissions.
If you have taken college or university courses during secondary school, you should provide a final official transcript of that coursework.