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International students come to Clayton State from all over the world, from Albania to Zimbabwe and many places in between. Our suburban location and proximity to the city of Atlanta allow our students to experience life in a quiet suburb just beyond the bright city lights of a major metropolis.

If you’re an international student ready to bring your diverse ethnic and cultural perspectives to a thriving, supportive university, then Clayton State is for you!

Application Requirements

Official Transcript(s)

You must submit all official transcripts from your high school/or all post-secondary records. All transcripts must be in English; if not in English, they must be translated by a certified company. Please submit the certified translations along with your original official transcripts in the indigenous language.

If you have 30 or more transferable credits from an accredited college or university, you must submit an official copy of all college transcripts. (If you are unsure you have the transfer credits, please submit your secondary school transcripts as well). 

Clayton State University requires that all international academic documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, leaving examination results, etc.) be formally evaluated by either the Office of Recruitment and Admission or an independent evaluation service, which can be found below. Upon receiving all official transcripts by the Admissions Office for in-house evaluation, should we require additional evaluation, we will notify you and you will need to have your transcripts evaluated by one of the evaluation services below:

High school transcripts: document-by-document
College/University transcript: course-by-course evaluation

*If official transcripts are sent by mail, they must have the institution’s seal and must be presented in an unopened official envelope from the sending institution.

You may mail or deliver your transcripts to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Edgewater Hall, Suite 150
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285

*If official transcripts are sent by email to, they must directly come from the institution or an official at the institution.

I-20/Student Visa Requirements

Financial Verification Form

F-1 Visa students must provide evidence of financial support along with a copy of your passport photo page.
Submit the Financial Verification Form with the following:


  • Affidavit from your financial sponsor indicating support required by the institution as indicated on the form
  • Sworn or notarized letter from sponsor’s bank showing required funds available, in U.S. dollars.

Transfer In Request Form

For students already studying in the U.S. on a F-1 visa, submit the Transfer In Request Form.

Certificate of Immunization

Certificate of Immunization.



Fall: July 15

Spring: November 15

Summer: April 15