This page contains the application requirements for all international students except for Canadians and Americans living abroad. Please follow the application steps listed below. Our team is here to serve you; please don't hesitate to contact us you have any questions.

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Steps to apply (in any order)

STEP 1

Choose ONE of the following ways to apply:

Calvin accepts applications on a rolling basis for international students until April 1. Apply by January 2 and we'll waive your application fee.

STEP 2

Submit your high school transcript and/or any other university transcripts you may have. Also, submit any national exam test results (if applicable).

STEP 3

Submit an academic recommendation with your online application or download a paper copy and mail it in.

STEP 4

Submit applicable test scores (see our testing guidelines page).

STEP 5

Submit ONE of the following forms for financial aid, depending on your situation:


If you ARE requesting financial aid

Submit an application for financial aid - online version | .pdf version


If you are NOT requesting financial aid

Submit the full pay agreement - online version | .pdf version


We do not accept forms from any other sources such as The College Board and we require all supporting documents to be original or certified copies.

STEP 6

Submit supporting financial documents (can be sent via email or fax). We require:

  • Parent's income statement  [?]
  • Parent's savings statement  [?]
  • Sponsor's letter of intent (if applicable)  [?]
  • Sponsor's savings statement (if applicable) [?]

 


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Application deadlines

Completed applications are considered on a rolling basis until the deadlines below. For maximum scholarship consideration, apply by February 1.

Type Fall Semester January Interim Spring Semester
First-Year Aug. 15 Dec. 10 Jan. 10
Transfer Aug. 15 Dec. 10 Jan. 10
Canadian Aug. 15 N/A Jan. 10
International April 1 N/A Dec. 15*
Previously-admitted / guest students: Students applying for readmission or non-degree seeking students are admitted on a space-available basis until the first day of classes.

*We do not accept international applications mid-year unless you are an international student in the U.S. who is transferring to Calvin.
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