International

Admissions

 Requirements

Madonna University actively welcomes students of all faiths, backgrounds and nations. Of the approximate enrollment of 3,400 students at Madonna University, there are 150 international students from more than 30 countries.

ACADEMIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate international students or students with international transcripts are required to submit the following items with their applications:

  • Completed application form.
  • Official (school stamped and sealed) transcripts from all schools attended. The transcripts should include subjects studied, grades and degrees earned, and graduation date. For students transferring from Colleges or Universities outside the United States, course descriptions and/or syllabi are recommended to receive the most accurate transfer credit evaluation.

Official English Language Proficiency Test Results – TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB

Requirement for Undergraduate Admission:

TOEFL: 70 (iBT); IELTS: 6; MELAB: 76

Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be required to take an English placement test administered by Madonna University.  Based on the test result, students may be considered for conditional admission and be required to take English language classes at Madonna University.

IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT (I-20) REQUIREMENTS

  • Financial Statement for students needing an F1 visa
  • A copy of your passport photo page. If not available, then a copy of a government issued card that has the legal spelling of your name
  • If currently residing inside the U.S., a copy of your US permanent resident card or VISA
APPLICATION DEADLINES:  
Fall Semester:             April 1 for overseas applicants
May 1 for applicants transferring in the US
Winter Semester:   October 1 for overseas applicants
November 1 for applicants transferring in the US
 Summer Semester:   February 1 for overseas applicants
March 1 for applicants transferring in the US

 

Scholarships

 Scholarships

New international students are automatically considered for merit scholarships upon admission. These scholarships are renewable for up to four years. These awards are available only to new students and cannot be earned after starting at Madonna.

The scholarships are based on the grade point average of the highest level of coursework attempted. Scholarships may be used in the fall and winter semesters for full time enrollment only. While the scholarship cannot be used if the student is required to complete English Language instruction, the scholarship will be available when they are cleared for full academic study.

International Scholarships

ESL

Madonna University’s ESL program offers intensive English for Academic Purposes classes ranging from low-intermediate to advanced levels in four skills areas: listening/speaking, reading, writing and grammar.  Students in the intensive ESL program attend 16 hours of class a week.  In addition, students attend American Culture and language Immersion Class for four hours a week.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate international students or students with international transcripts are required to submit the following items with their applications:

IMMIGRATION DOCUMENT (I-20) REQUIREMENTS

  • Financial Statement for students needing an F1 visa
  • A copy of your passport photo page. (If available)
  • If currently residing inside the U.S., a copy of your US permanent resident card or VISA
APPLICATION DEADLINES:
Fall Semester:   April 1 for overseas applicants
May 1 for applicants already in the US
Winter Semester:   October 1 for overseas applicants
November 1 for applicants already in the US

Admissions Viewbook

 Video

International Students

The subtitles are available in English, Chinese and Korean.

 

Madonna University has placed students first and served the community for more than 75 years. Choose from more than 100 exciting undergraduate programs that combine academic excellence with a strong liberal arts foundation and solid career preparation.

Whatever your educational and professional goals are, we provide a supportive learning environment where you can develop the knowledge and skills to achieve success in the classroom, boardroom, hospital, graduate school, and your community.

Please view this video to learn more about Madonna and hear from some of our current Madonna University students about their experience.

Contact Information

Yu-Jo Grace Philson
Director
Phone: 734-432-5791
Fax: 734-432-5393
gphilson@madonna.edu

Campus Safety and Security

In continuance of Madonna University's commitment to safety and security, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, please familiarize yourself with the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, detailed below. This report is a summation of the crime statistics for Madonna's main campus, including branch campuses, for the past three years. The current report is available here.

A printed copy is available for review at the following main campus locations:
Department of Public Safety – West Wing 125/127;
Dean of Students Office – Room 1113C;
Corporate Compliance Office – Room 1113G;
Human Resources – Room 2200.

To request a copy please call (734) 432-5326.