International Student Admissions

  • Affordable – Same tuition for all students regardless of domestic or international.
  • Faculty – Experts bringing real world experiences into the classroom.
  • Class Size – Small classes offering higher faculty-student interaction.
  • Student Services – Dynamic personal assistance and not just a number.
  • No SAT, GMAT, or GRE scores required.
  • Location – Mediterranean climate, miles of beaches, cultural venues, sports, and a short drive to Los Angeles, mountains, and desert.

International Students

Application Process and Checklist

Apply

  • Apply Online
  • You will be assigned a CMU International Admissions Representative
  • Email Copy of Passport, Transcripts, Bank Statements
  • TOEFL, IELTS Score
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • Statement of Purpose

Students must provide the documents listed above as part of the application process. All documents may be emailed, however, original documents must be sent or provided upon arrival to CMU’s International Admission Office.

Application Fee – $100 (Nonrefundable)
Evaluation Fee – $ 95

Accept

  • Academic Evaluation Report
  • Enrollment Agreement

Send

  • Acceptance Letter
  • I-20
  • Financial Support Form

International Express Mailing Fee – $95

General Admissions Requirements

The International Admissions Office is your comprehensive resource for program information, advice, and assistance in applying to CMU. We understand the challenges international students face when choosing a college abroad. Our desire is to provide a smooth process and to help you fulfill your educational goals.

Contact for International Admissions:
Carol Kulis
International Program Coordinator
858-653-3000 ext 22
[email protected]

  • High School Graduate
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL – 500 on paper-based test, 60 on internet based test OR IELTS-5.5
  • Bachelor Degree with overall GPA of 2.0 or better. California Miramar University accepts a 3 year Bachelor Degree.
  • Official transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) http://www.naces.org/members.html.
  • TOEFL – 530 on paper-based test, 71 on internet based test OR IELTS – 6
  • Bachelor Degree with overall GPA of 2.0 or better. California Miramar University accepts a 3 year Bachelor Degree.
  • Official transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) http://www.naces.org/members.html.
  • TOEFL – 530 on paper-based test, 71 on internet based test OR IELTS – 6
  • Bachelor Degree with overall GPA of 2.0 or better. California Miramar University accepts a 3 year Bachelor Degree.
  • Official transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) http://www.naces.org/members.html.
  • TOEFL – 530 on paper-based test, 71 on internet based test OR IELTS – 6
  • Master Degree with overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Official transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) http://www.naces.org/members.html.
  • TOEFL – 550 on paper-based test, 79-80 on internet based test OR IELTS – 6.5
  • Minimum of 30 hours of graduate coursework in a business related field.
  • Three years of combined teaching/professional work experience.
  • Three letters of recommendation

DBA students will also need:

  • DBA Supplemental Form
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Want to talk to an Admissions Advisor?

Call (858) 653-3000 or Complete the Online Form

Academic Credentials From Foreign Colleges and Universities

Students who wish to transfer credits from foreign institutions based outside the United States or Canada must first have those credits evaluated by an organization or agency accepted by California Miramar University. CMU recognizes all members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (“NACES”). A list of the members of NACES can be found at www.naces.org.

The Visa Process

International students are required to obtain an F-1 visa to attend California Miramar University (CMU) and study in the USA. Once you have been admitted to CMU, you will be issued an I-20 or Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) by CMU’s International Admissions Office.
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