International Student Requirements for Schools of Medical Imaging

Students applying to Saint Luke’s Schools of Medical Imaging are required to have English reading, writing, and conversational knowledge.

Determine if you will be considered an international student 

Applicants are considered to be an international student if English is not their native language (or if English is one of the official languages of their native country but not necessarily the first language of the majority of the population). 

Students who have already been enrolled in courses at other US academic institutions without the completion of an English proficiency test are still considered foreign when applying to any program/internship in the Schools of Medical Imaging.  English proficiency must be demonstrated prior to applying for the program. 

English Language Proficiency 

All international applicants for the Schools of Medical Imaging whose native language is not English must demonstrate an established level of English language proficiency through the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) format. 

International applicants who are native citizens of the following countries do not have to submit TOEFL scores: United States, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or the English-speaking provinces of Canada. 

Applicants from other regions not listed above do need to submit TOEFL scores. 

Test scores must be original forms sent directly from the administering agency to the Schools of Medical Imaging.  Photocopies will not be accepted. 

International Student Application Requirements 

Students for whom English is a second language must satisfy all of the following requirements in order to apply for the Schools of Medical Imaging: 

  1. An official score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) which evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills.  Required internet-based scores:

    - Reading: 23 
    - Listening: 23 
    - Speaking: 23 
    - Writing: 19 

Total Score: 88 

  1. Proof of U.S. Citizenship or lawful permanent residency 
  2. Official transcripts and Official Course by Course Evaluation of Foreign Transcripts by a U.S. Evaluation Service must be submitted with application. 

International Education Credentials Evaluation (Transcript Evaluation) 

All international applicants must have all foreign transcripts (high school and college) evaluated by World Education Services OR Educational Credential Evaluators.  The evaluation must include course-by-course evaluation, grade evaluation, grade point evaluation, and indicate the degree earned in U.S. terms (bachelors, masters, etc.).  An official copy of the evaluation is required. 

Please note: Transcripts and grades earned outside of the U.S. must be evaluated, even if the transcript is written in English. 

All three of the above steps must be submitted by the application deadline. 

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