At Mount St. Mary's College international students are defined solely on their citizenship/residency status. If a student does not hold citizenship or permanent residency in the United States, the student is deemed an international student.
All students who have not completed one of the following:
All documents regarding your previous education (mark, certificates, diplomas, etc.) and test score (TOEFL, SAT) must be sent to us DIRECTLY FROM THE SCHOOL(S) YOU ATTENDED, OR TESTING AUTHORITY.
Note: When requesting documents from the school you previously attended, please request additional official copies for yourself. The Mount requires all foreign transcripts to be evaluated and you will need to provide Mount St. Mary's College with an official copy as well as the evaluation service.
Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute "ACEI" is an outside evaluation service that Mount St. Mary's College uses to evaluate foreign transcripts and determines your grade, program and/or degree equivalence. A comprehensive report is required and the student is responsible for all cost associated with the evaluation. A translation of a students foreign transcripts is also required if the documents are in a language other than English.
Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc.
PO Box 6908
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 USA
Phone: 310 275-3530
FAX: 310 275-3528
Mount St. Mary's College welcomes your application and looks forward to assisting you in the admission process. Below please find our application priority deadline dates for all of our programs. It is recommended that you follow the admission requirements for the program you are interested in. You are responsible to submit all the documents required to the Office of Admission by the application deadline date in order to guarantee your application is processed and reviewed for admission.
Applications, supporting documents and credentials should be sent to:
Mount St. Mary's College, Office of Admission
12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049 USA
If you are not a U.S. citizen or do not have a Green Card (U.S. resident alien registration number), you will need to apply for an F-1 Student Visa in order to study in the United States. The I-20 Form is issued by the College to all admitted students once they have demonstrated their ability to financially pay the institution.
The International Student Data Form (please click on the form below that corresponds with the program you are applying to) must be properly completed and endorsed by your bank with the official bank seal or stamp and submitted to the Office of Admission before we can issue your I-20 Form.
If you are already studying in the United States on an F-1 Student Visa, you must complete the "transfer" section located on International Student Data Form. Once the required forms have been received, we will issue your I-20 Form with instructions on how to apply for your F-1 Student Visa.
U.S. citizen: a native or naturalized member of the United States.
Permanent Resident: Any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant. Also known as "Permanent Resident Alien", "Lawful Permanent Resident," "Resident Alien Permit Holder," and "Green Card Holder."
Not a Permanent Resident (nonimmigrant): Any person not a citizen of the United States or Permanent Resident who seeks temporary entry to the U.S. for a specific purpose, also known as "Nonimmigrant." The person must have a permanent residence abroad (for most classes of admission) and qualify for the nonimmigrant classification sought. The nonimmigrant classifications include: students, foreign government officials, visitors for business and for pleasure, aliens in transit through the United States, treaty traders and investors, international representatives, temporary workers and trainees, representatives of foreign information media, exchange visitors, fiance's of U.S. citizens, intracompany transferees, NATO officials, religious workers, and some others.
Special note: If you are a Nonimmigrant who has applied for Lawful Permanent Residence, and your case is pending, your application to Mount St. Mary's College will be processed as an International Student. Please submit a copy of your approval notice for adjustment to lawful permanent resident status to the Office of Admission at Mount St. Mary's College.