Materials for International Transfer
students are required to submit the same credentials as domestic
applicants. All documents must be submitted in English. If the
credentials must be translated, the original copy (or a
certified copy of the original) must be submitted along with the
translation. If original transcripts or academic certificates
are not available certified copies must be presented. All
transcripts (whether originals or copies) must be officially
certified and sent directly by the educational institution or
certified by the appropriate embassy. Photocopies and faxes will
not be accepted.
the Application for Admission. To apply online,
click here. To download a paper application,
non-refundable $40.00 application fee. You will need to use
a credit card to apply online.
Certificate of Immunization.
copy of all College transcript/s with a certified
translation (if not in English).
Results from the SAT
(Scholastic Aptitude Test,
http://sat.collegeboard.com) or ACT (http://www.act.org),
if you have less than 30 transferable credits from an
accredited college or university, you must also submit
official secondary school transcript as well.
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 credit, please submit your secondary school
transcript as well)
Foreign Credential Evaluation for all course work (secondary
and/or university) obtained outside of the United States by
an independent credential evaluation service is required.
The Office of Admission feels that the services of Josef
Silny & Associates, (http://www.jsilny.com/) OR WES (World Education Services,
best meet the needs of the applicant and Clayton State.
Other evaluation services accredited by National Association
of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc, (NACES) may be
considered on case by case bases. Students who use any
evaluation services other than Josef Silny or WES MUST
submit original copies of all documents to Clayton State.
- English is the medium of instruction in all courses at
Clayton State University, except foreign language courses.
International applicants whose primary native language is
not English must document proof of proficiency in English
through one of the following options:
Note: Official test scores must arrive directly from the
testing source. No photocopies, faxes, scans or email
attachments are accepted.
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
TOEFL, or “ibT”. The following TOEFL scores are acceptable:
- 78-79 total on the internet-based TOEFL (ibT), or
- 550+ on the paper-based TOEFL if the ibT is not
available in your region
- The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
- The applicant has earned a minimum score of 430 on
the Critical Reading
of the SAT or 17 ACT
- Completion of an approved intensive ESL program at
one of the following USG (University System of Georgia)
- Georgia Perimeter College - Advanced Level
ENSL 0090/0091 or ENGL 1101
- Georgia State University - English for Academic
Purposes Program, level 5 (Advanced)
- Georgia Tech - Upper Advanced 700 Level ESL +
Certificate of Completion
- Other USG ESL programs may be acceptable.
Contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions to
- A more exhaustive list can be schools
may be found at
- The applicant has earned a grade of "C" or better in
College English / English Composition and Rhetoric from
a regionally accredited U.S. College or University.
- The applicant has two years of English (not ESL)
taken in a U.S. high school with grades of "C" or better.
students studying in the U.S. on an F-1 Visa - you must
submit the Transfer Clearance Form for F-1 Visa
*Academic records should
include all secondary and/or postsecondary study, subjects
studied and grades earned, and must bear the official seal of
the institution attended. Academic records should be sent to
Clayton State University by the institution responsible for
issuing such documents. Certifications must be made by the
proper institutional officer, the Ministry of Education of the
home country or a bi-national center.
Applicants must identify
every university/postsecondary institution where enrolled and
submit documents from the institution, regardless of the age of
the information, academic performance, or political/bureaucratic
situation in the home country. Failure to do so is cause for
denial or dismissal.