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Procedures and Deadlines

Application Procedures for International Students

To complete an application for admission follow these steps: 

1) Complete and submit the online international application. Submit $50 application fee, which is payable by credit card during completion of the online application.

2) Send records and any leaving certificate scores from all secondary and post-secondary institutions with certified English translations and evaluations with explanation of grading system/scale. These may be submitted any of the following ways:

  • Scan and e-mail to Molly McSweeney, Assistant Director of International Admissions and Recruitment, at mcsweeneymc@longwood.edu.
  • Fax to (001) 434-395-2332.
  • Mail to the following address: 
    Admissions
    Longwood University
    201 High Street
    Farmville, VA 23909
    U.S.A

3) *For non-native speakers of English, submit one of the following:

  1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score report with a minimum score of 79/80 (Internet)
  2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores of 6.5 or higher
  3. Cambridge score of C1 or higher
  • Students who meet the following criteria can be admitted through the ESL Bridge Program: 
    1. TOEFL score report with a score of 70-79 (Internet)
    2. IELTS scores of 5.0-6.5
    3. Cambridge score of B1 or B2
  • Students who do not meet the criteria above can be considered for Conditional Admission to Longwood if enrolled either at an ELS Language Center or Embassy English Language School. When completing the online international application, indicate your enrollment at ELS or Embassy. Applicants will be admissible to Longwood’s undergraduate program once submitting proof of completion of Level 112 at ELS or Embassy English Advanced (C1) level at the Embassy English Language School

4) Using the above contact information, download, complete, and submit the Financial Certification Form, along with official bank statements.

5) Using the above contact information, submit a copy of the information page in your passport.

 

Native speakers of English will be contacted by International Admissions to determine which additional standardized test scores may be required. 

*TOEFL/IELTS/Cambridge requirement is waived for applicants who have earned an International Baccalaureate diploma.

Note: 
Longwood reserves the right to request additional information, should it be deemed necessary to make an admission decision.

The application will not be considered complete until the Financial Certification Form, application fee, school transcripts, and required test scores are received in the office.

 

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. However, international students should apply by June 15 for fall admission and October 15 for spring admission in order to have adequate time to apply for a visa.

Merit-based scholarship priority deadline: December 1
No separate application is required.

Deadline for consideration for Honors scholarships: December 1
Eligible students are invited to apply to the Honors College once they have submitted their complete international application.
You are strongly encouraged to complete the international application by December 1, in order to be considered for these scholarships.