International Applicants

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International Applicants

Bryn Athyn College values the diversity and richness of cultural experience that international students bring to campus. Currently students from 15 countries attend Bryn Athyn.

Application requirements for international applicants:

  • Completed Online Application (or PDF)
  • High school diploma, certificate, or record of examinations
  • Higher Education/Post-Secondary Transcript(s)
    • If you studied at a higher education institution that was outside the United States, we require that you submit a course-by-course evaluation of your credits by any credential evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For a list of these services, visit
  • SAT and/or ACT
  • Recommendation (PDF)
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo scores
  • Proof of available funds: If you will be enrolling on a student (F-1) visa, you will need to demonstrate the availability of adequate funding to cover the cost of tuition and fees, room and board, and personal expenses for each year of enrollment. For the 2020-2021 academic year, required funding is $41,500 (US Dollars).  Documentation will include:
  • Interview may be required

It is recommended that you apply for admission six to eight months prior to your intended start date, allowing ample time for visa processing in your country.  International students typically enter at the beginning of the academic year in the Fall term (late August). Exceptions may be made for applicants who are native speakers or whose TOEFL scores reflect they are near-native speakers of English.

English Proficiency Testing

If English is not your native language, you should take the TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo test at least one month prior to the application deadline. Have the test results sent to Bryn Athyn College. Our school code is 2002.

  • Minimum TOEFL score: 520 (paper), 190 (computer-based), 70 (internet-based)
  • Minimum IELTS score: 6
  • Minimum Duolingo score: 105

TOFEL/IELTS/Duolingo can be waived for a student who has studied for four years in an English-medium school where English is the primary language of instruction.