How To Apply

Please arrange to have the following materials forwarded to the Admissions Office:
  • Official copy of your high school transcript with English translation.
  • Official copies of college transcripts from ALL colleges/universities attended (transfer applicants only).
  • English Language Test, such as TOEFL or IELTS or STEP, required from students whose native language is not English.
    • TOEFL scores of 500 or higher or 61 on the internet-based test. The TOEFL college code for Wilson is 2979.
    • IELTS minimum score of 5.0.
    • STEP score minimum of Pre-1st.
    • SAT or ACT scores will also fulfill the English Language Test requirement

 

 

Admissions Procedures

  1. Consideration of an application for admission cannot be given until the Office of Admissions receives all of the required credentials described below.
  2. The International Student Application for Admissions must be filled out completely, accurately signed.
  3. Educational Documents:
    • Diplomas/Certificates: Copies should be enclosed with the application.  Students from countries following the British educational system should ask the examinations council to mail confidential results directly to Wilson College.
    • Transcript/Statements of Marks: A transcript should contain the following information: studies, marks (grades) awarded, and the grading scale with the minimum passing mark.
  4. English Translations:  Documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations.  Translations supplement but do not replace original documents. Please send all transcripts or mark sheets.
  5. Letters of recommendation are required.  The applicant should request the recommendations from faculty members familiar with the applicant's academic record.  The letters of recommendation should be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions.
  6. Examinations:

 

Deadlines

Because of the time requirement to complete processing of the application and for the student to make visa and financial arrangements, deadlines have been established after which applications cannot be processed.  The following schedule should be carefully noted in submitting an application for admissions.

Starting Date   Application Deadline 
Fall Semester (August)   May 1
Spring Semester (January)   October 1

Advanced Placement Credit

Wilson provides a number of options for advanced placement:

  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses – Students must earn a grade of 4 or 5.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) exams – Students may receive up to one full year’s credit through IB exams.  Students will receive credit for two courses with grades of at least 5 on a higher level exam and one course on a standard level exam.  Students scoring 4 on a higher level exam may be awarded credit at the discretion of the department.
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) – Students may receive credit for up to 9 courses with scores at an acceptable level.
  • A-level examinations – International students may earn course credits based on their examination scores.  Credit is granted for A Levels of grade C or above.