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1) Complete the application for admission.

2) Submit a copy of your Green Card and/or visas, if applicable.

3) Demonstrate both written and spoken English proficiency. Such proficiency can be established by the successful completion of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), administered by the Educational Testing Service. A minimum score of at least 550 on the paper test or 213 on the computer test is required for admission to Shepherd University.

4) Send notarized letter indicating a guarantee of financial support and/or bank statement.

5) Send certified scholastic attainment that is equivalent to that of a high school graduate in the United States.

6) Send official transcripts from each college/university previously attended; all college/university transcripts from foreign countries must be accompanied by an International Academic Credential Evaluation.

7) Have your ACT and/or SAT scores including writing portion sent to Shepherd.

8) Send a nonrefundable application of $35.


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Application for Admission (PDF)

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