College of Graduate Studies
International Student Application Checklist
As you put documents into the return envelope, check the appropriate boxes on this page.
Then place this page into the envelope before mailing.
Signed, completed International Application for Admission (or apply online at apply.cmich.edu).
$ 45 non-refundable application fee (may be paid by credit card with application if applying online).
Bank draft in U.S. dollars made payable to Central Michigan University
Credit Card Type: ______________________ Credit Card Number: ________________________
Expiration Date: _______________________ Cardholder’s Name: _________________________
Statement of Purpose. [A brief statement describing your purpose and general plans for graduate
study at Central Michigan University. It may include information about activities and achievements
which are related to your proposed field of specialization as well as your career plans after
Proof of English Proficiency.
Satisfactory completion of a course of study (for example, high school, baccalaureate degree,
or graduate degree) at a recognized institution in which language of instruction is English.
Official Transcripts. [Official transcripts bearing the seal of the university, of all postsecondary work.
These transcripts must be in the official language, accompanied by official (certified/attested) English
Proof of Degree. [Official proof of all postsecondary credentials earned. These official documents
must be in the original language, accompanied by official (certified/attested) English translations.]
Copy of Passport. [A photo copy of your current passport is required.]
Other departmental requirements (check with your program).
Standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT) Letters of recommendation
In order to speed up the process, please send the following documents with your application
materials (they are necessary for issuing your I-20):
Signed, completed CMU International Financial Support Form (be sure to complete Affidavit of
Support section on the form and have your sponsor sign it).
Bank Statement (must be current and original).
*If you have any question please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone (989) 774-4723.