If you are a prospective international student wanting to transfer in university courses from a non-U.S. institution, or you are a current student with an F-1 visa attending a U.S. university, please complete these steps.
Online Application. Make sure to write down your StarID created in this step – you will need it for other forms as a student.
Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency
We accept Duolingo, a completely 100% online test.
Submit academic records
- High school/secondary school transcript
- High school/secondary school diploma
- Credential evaluation if requesting transfer college/university credit
World Education Services (WES) - For college/university transfer credit from a non-U.S. institution, course-by-course evaluation
Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) – For college/university transfer credit from a non-U.S. institution, high school and university level course-by-course evaluation
- College/university transcript from a non-U.S. institution
- College/university transcript from a U.S. institution
Provide clear scanned copies of original academic records (transcripts and diploma) from all previous high school/secondary schools attended. E-mail scans to
firstname.lastname@example.org. If the scans are not clear or if Saint Paul College requests the originals, you may be asked to mail in the original academic records or certified official copies.
Applicant that has been academically suspended from another institution must demonstrate the ability to succeed by providing a letter and scheduling a skype/phone call with the Saint Paul College F-1 international student advisor.
Applicant that has been suspended or expelled for disciplinary reasons may be denied admission.
Copy of passport– email to
- If you are already in F-1 status – require passport, I-20, F-1 visa and I-94
Submit Financial Certification Statement
Immunizations – Complete the
Immunization Record for Students Attending Post-Secondary Schools
Submit F-1 International Student Agreement
Authorization to Release Student Information online form (optional)
Mail all required original application materials and documents in one envelope to:
Saint Paul College
F-1 International Student Program – OneStop
235 Marshall Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102
If indicated above, you may e-mail some documents to
You will receive a letter about your admission status within 30 days of completion of the above steps and receipt of the required document. Saint Paul College will not release the admission decision over the phone.
You will be required to attend part of the F-1 International Student Orientation. If you are required to take the ACCUPLACER® Assessment, this would be done at the F-1 International Student Orientation. You may be eligible for a waiver of the ACCUPLACER. The F-1 international student advisor will communicate this to you. More information on the F-1 International Student Orientation will be sent to you along with your admission letter.
After being admitted:
- If you are a F-1 SEVIS transfer student, require
SEVIS Transfer Eligibility Form
You can pay for express mailing of your I-20 by following these instructions. Saint Paul College will not mail the I-20 visa document using regular mail. You must pay for express mailing through eShipGlobal.