Completed High School:
In the U.S.
- All undergraduate international students must submit the Apply Texas Application (International) and pay the nonrefundable application fee in U.S. currency. All undergraduate international students must declare a major (other than General Studies) on the application for admission.
- A final high school transcript showing the date of graduation and class ranking and satisfactory ACT Composite or SAT I scores.
|Class Ranking||ACT Composite||SAT I |
(Critical Reading and Math only)
|In top 10%||No minimum test score needed for acceptance.||No minimum test score needed for acceptance.|
|11-25%||a minimum score of 17||a minimum score of 850|
|In 2nd Quartile||a minimum score of 19||a minimum score of 930|
|In 3rd Quartile||a minimum score of 22||a minimum score of 1030|
|In 4th Quartile||a minimum score of 25||a minimum score of 1040|
|Students from non-ranking high schools||a minimum score of 21||a minimum score of 1010|
- Current proof of financial support. The student’s or sponsor’s bank statement(s) on bank letterhead indicating an amount of deposit equal to the estimated expense for one year at the University. Visit www.shsu.edu/international for further details.
- Home country address. Regardless of current residency, students must provide a home country address for the processing of the I-20 A/B. Visit www.shsu.edu/international for further details.
- International Student Advisor’s Report. This form is to be completed and signed by the student and an advisor at the U.S. high school.
- Copies of immigration documents (i.e., passport photo page, visa, and I-94).
- To ensure that all undergraduate admission and immigration papers are in order, international students are required to visit the Office of International Programs immediately upon arrival on campus. Telephone (936) 294-4737 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- All international students are required to purchase the University’s Group Hospitalization, Medical Evacuation, and Repatriation Insurance available to all eligible SHSU students. Further information concerning this required coverage may be obtained from the University Health Center. Telephone (936) 294-1805.
All International Students are required to complete International Student Orientation, in lieu of New Student Orientation. Contact the Office of International Programs at (936) 294-4607 for information concerning this specialized orientation session.