Imagine Yourself Here
International students are those who are: on or requesting a visa, have held their
permanent resident card for fewer than five years, or have refugee or asylum status.
|Spring||June 28, 2022|
|Summer I||June 28, 2022|
|Summer II||June 28, 2022|
|Fall||June 28, 2022|
Apply for Admission International Student Guide
- What to know before you start:
- Be prepared to spend 45 minutes to an hour to complete your application.
- You may need your high school counselor's contact information.
- A copy of your transcript can be helpful. You do not need a letter of recommendation or a personal essay.
- You will need to answer the University of Arkansas at Monticello's questions in addition to the Common App questions.
- You will need to pay the $55 application fee to submit your application. This fee is non-refundable and must be paid online through the Common Application. The application fee may be waived for applicants who provide documentation of financial hardship.
- Certified translated copies of all academic records
- Please submit an official high school transcript.
- Please be aware that if you submit your high school counselor as a recommender, they can submit your transcripts for you. Therefore, you will not need to submit the transcripts.
- Paper transcripts can be mailed directly from the high school or brought in an envelope sealed by the high school to:
The University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office of Admissions
PO Box 3600
Monticello, AR 71656
- Electronic transcripts can be requested through one of the following services:
- Credentials Solutions
- National Student Clearinghouse
- If prompted for a recipient email address when ordering your transcript, please use firstname.lastname@example.org. Transcripts sent directly through email or fax will not be considered official.
- If you have taken the GED exam in place of a high school diploma, please have your official GED scores sent directly from the GED website.
- 7-semester high school transcript, transcripts from all colleges attended (Early Admissions)
Applicants who have the option of submitting (ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER) scores and would like them to be considered are encouraged to send these scores as soon as possible when applying.
- Students applying by the December 1 early action/scholarship deadline must have their official test scores in their admissions file by December 1 for us to guarantee their consideration.
- Students applying rolling for the Fall 2023 term (I.e., after December 1) will have 30 calendar days from when they submit their application for us to receive their SAT or ACT for consideration. Any files, however, that do not have test scores received by the application deadline of April 1 may be reviewed without test scores.
- Students applying rolling for the Summer 2023 term (I.e., after December 1) will have 30 calendar days from when they submit their application for us to receive their SAT or ACT for consideration. Any files, however, that do not have test scores received by the application deadline of March 1 may be reviewed without test scores.
- Students applying rolling for the Spring 2023 term will have 30 calendar days from when they submit their application for us to receive their SAT or ACT for consideration. Any files, however, that do not have test scores received by the application deadline of November 1 may be reviewed without test scores.
If you have changed your mind after submitting your application about whether or not you would like your test scores considered, please contact your admission counselor letting them know your name, UNID, and the change you would like to make. If you are requesting to now have your test scores considered, you will be held to the timelines listed above.
- Immunization records against measles, mumps, and rubella (two doses)
- TB test if born outside the United States
- TOEFL score if native language is other than English
- Certified statement from a financial institution showing proof of funding from a financial institution
Please allow 7-10 business days for the online tracker to reflect newly received materials.
- Additional information may be requested
Things To Remember:
- Graduates from non-accredited US high schools, Home school students, and students who receive a GED are required to submit official ACT and/or SAT scores.
- Home school transcripts are required to include: course names, grades and a graduation date if applicable.
- Students applying to the Business Scholars Program or the Honors College will be required to submit an essay as part of the application for admission to be considered for entry into either program. The essay prompt for each program can be found in their respective sections in the application for admission.
- Remember to answer the University of Arkansas at Monticello specific questions in the Common Application.
- The University of Arkansas at Monticello does not require nor do we review personal essays or letters of recommendation.
- If an applicant responds to the following question on the Common Application with an answer of YES, the application will not be considered complete and therefore will not be reviewed for admission or merit scholarships until the official test scores have been received by our office. "Would you like your official ACT or SAT scores considered for admission to the university?"
What Do I Do Next?
Get started with your Financial Aid process
international student financial aid
Student Success Center, Room 101
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.