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International Students

International Students

Admission of international students is program based. The following is information related to the School of Health Professions Programs that accept international students.

 Health Professions Programs

Foreign nationals may be considered for admission to EVMS as permitted under the immigration laws of the United States of America. Applicants are required to submit:

  1. Completed online application. APPLY ONLINE

  2. The Application fee of $60.

  3. Official standardized tests, official transcripts and official translations of transcripts in a sealed envelope mailed directly to the Office of Admissions and Enrollment.

Office of Admissions & Enrollment
Attention: "Program Applying to"
Eastern Virginia Medical School
700 W. Olney Road, Room 1155
Norfolk, VA 23507-1607

EVALUATION INSTRUCTIONS

Translation: If the academic institution that you attended does not issue documents in English, the credentialing agency will require that you submit a word-for-word translation of your transcripts. You can contact University Language Services (ULS) to submit your transcript for translation and instruct them to send the translated transcript to the credentialing agency you choose.

Transcript Evaluation: International students whose native language is not English may contact one of the following credentialing agencies to submit transcripts for official evaluation: www.wes.org or www.ece.org. Instruct the credentialing agency to send the official evaluation (and translation) directly to Admissions and Enrollment (address below). You must provide both a course-by-course evaluation report along with an overall GPA calculation.

TOEFL: International applicants whose native language is not English must take the TOEFL exam and receive a score as follows: Paper-based test: 550; Computer-based test: 213; iBT exam: 80. Please go to the ETS website to take the TOEFL exam, and request your TOEFL scores be sent directly to the School of Health Professions Admissions and Enrollment. ETS reports scores for two years after the test date. If you have previously taken the TOEFL but the two-year period has expired, the program will accept a personal copy if available. We will also accept IELTS scores.