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International Student ApplIcAtIon for AdmISSIon Staten Island, New York City International Student checklist Before mailing your application, please review this list. Your application will not be reviewed until all academic records have been received. All of the following items are due by February 15* if you’re applying for the fall (August) semester, or by November 15 if you’re applying for the spring (January) semester. Application Form: Please provide complete information. Incomplete forms will result in delays in reviewing your application. If you wish to submit your application online, please visit www.wagner.edu/admissions. Application Fee: A nonrefundable application fee of USD $75 must accompany your application. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Wagner College and drawn on a U.S. bank. (International money orders are not accepted.) You may pay online by going to www.wagner.edu/admissions/payonline. Academic Records: Undergraduate applicants are required to submit official secondary school/university records directly to Wagner College**; graduate applicants are required to submit official college/university records to Wagner College. One set of records should be in your native language, and one set should be translated into English. Wagner College reserves the right to ask for transcripts to be evaluated by WES. The submission and translation of all required documents and fees are entirely the responsibility of the applicant. Photocopies, faxes, and scans are not acceptable without an official stamp or seal. English Proficiency: Students whose native language is not English must submit one of the following scores: TOEFL, SAT, ACT, or IELTS. Results must be within the past two years. Graduate Entrance Exams*** • Master of Business Administration: GMAT is required for all applicants. M • aster of Science in Education: New York State Teachers Certification Exam (LAST) and Content Specialty Test (CST) are recommended for all applicants. • Master of Science in Microbiology: GRE or MCAT are recommended for all applicants. • Master of Science in Nursing: Please visit www.wagner.edu/admissions for the full list of requirements. M • aster of Science in Physician Assistant Studies: Please visit www.wagner.edu/admissions for the full list of requirements. Essay: An essay is mandatory for all applicants. Please refer to the application for the essay question. Your application will not be reviewed without a completed essay in English. Reference Letter: Two reference letters are required for undergraduate and graduate applicants. 2 | International Student Application for Admission If accepted and you choose the enroll, all of the following items are due by May 1 if you’re applying for the fall (August) semester, or by December 1 if you’re applying for the spring (January) semester. Confirmation of Acceptance Form: This form will secure your place in the class if received by the deadline. Confirmations received after the deadline will be assigned a space in the entering class upon the availability of openings. Deposit: If you are accepted and choose to enroll, an acceptance deposit of USD $3,000 is required to secure your spot in the class. The deposit will apply towards your first semester bill. Bank Statement: You are required to submit an official bank statement, showing the amount of funds available from the sponsor. An I-20 form will not be issued without this document. Affidavit of Support: Students must fill out this section completely in the application. The Affidavit of Support must be notarized and show the exact amount of money that the sponsor has made available for the expenses of the student. An I-20 form will not be issued without this document. (Please see enclosed form.) Financial documentation must be dated within six months of the start of the term. If applying for fall (August), be sure documents are dated between March and August. If applying for spring (January), be sure documents are dated between August and December. These documents are not required for an admissions decision but will be necessary for the issuance of an I-20. Photocopies, faxes, and scans will NOT be accepted. Copy of Passport Sponsor Proof of Income Letter (from employer, or a copy of last year’s income tax forms) SEVIS I-20 Transfer Form (if you are transferring from another U.S. institution) Questions? Contact Allen Koehler, Coordinator of International Recruitment Phone 07-1-800-221-1010, Fax 07-1-718-390-3105, Email firstname.lastname@example.org * December 1 is the deadline for applications to the undergraduate programs in theater performance; theater design, technology and management; and physician assistant. ** Undergraduate transfer applicants must submit all official transcripts and course descriptions for all institutions of higher education attended. *** Each graduate department maintains specific entrance requirements. Please refer to the Graduate View Book or Catalog for individual program descriptions 3 | International Student Application for Admission International Student Application for Admission CLASSIFICATION Intended Program of Study* (major) Application for: August 20_____ January 20 _____ (See page 9 for a list of undergraduate and graduate programs.) Undergraduate: Freshman Transfer _____________________________________________________ * Please note, students applying for a student visa are required to declare a major. Graduate: Master’s PERSONAL INFORMATION Name in Full (as stated on passport) Last _________________________________ First __________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Home Phone Cell Phone Fax Email _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Permanent Address in Your Country _____________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address (if different from permanent address) ______________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ _______________________________ From (mm/dd/yy) to (mm/dd/yy) Country of Birth _______________________ Country/Countries of Citizenship __________________________________ Social Security Number (if applicable) __________________________________________________________________ Gender: Male Female Date of Birth: Month _____________ Day _____ Year _________ Single Married How did you hear about Wagner College? Counselor Family Friend Teacher Mailing from Wagner Guidebook Internet ELS College Fair/College Night Program Other. Please specify: ______________________________________________________________________________ FAMILY INFORMATION Name Occupation Email Parent 1 Parent 2 Guardian Spouse Did either of your parents attend college? If so, where? _____________________________________________________ List any Wagner College alumni in your family: Name (include maiden, if applicable) _________________________________________________________________ Relationship to you _______________________________________________________________________________ 4 | International Student Application for Admission EDUCATION List dates you have taken or expect to take the following tests: TOEFL ____ /____ /______ ACT ____ /____ /______ SAT____ /____ /______ IELTS____ /____ /______ mo. yr. score mo. yr. score mo. yr. score mo. yr. score GRE ____ /____ /______ GMAT____ /____ /______ Higher Secondary School Certification ____ /____ /______ mo. yr. score mo. yr. score mo. yr. score SUMMARY OF YOUR EDUCATION This section must be completed before your application will be processed. Please list, in chronological order, all of the schools you have attended. Include information on the type of school (primary, secondary, lycée, university), dates attended, your age at the time you began, and certificates, examinations, graduations, or diplomas earned. Secondary School Type Dates Attended Age Certificates/Graduations __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ University or Post-Secondary School Type Dates Attended Age Certificates/Graduations __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you ever been charged with, convicted of, or pled guilty or no contest to a felony or a misdemeanor charge in the United States? (An affirmative response will not automatically prevent admission, but any omission or falsification is grounds for dismissal or rescission of admission, or expulsion.) Yes No If yes, provide an explanation _________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Are you now a candidate for any title, degree, or diploma? Yes No If yes, list title, degree, or diploma, and expected date of graduation _________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you completed military service? Yes No If yes, please indicate starting and ending dates: from _________ to __________ List any academic honors, awards, and activities that are relevant to your application for admissions. _______________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGES What is your native language? (If more than one, please list them all) ________________________________________ What language is spoken in your home? _________________________ How many years have you studied English? ____ RACE AND ETHNICITY The following items are optional. No information that you provide will be used in a discriminatory manner. Ethnic Origin: Do you consider yourself Hispanic, Latino, or of Spanish origin? Yes No If you wish to identify yourself with a particular racial group, please check all that apply: American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black or African American Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander White 5 | International Student Application for Admission VISA INFORMATION If you are not in the United States, what type of visa do you require? ________________________________________ If you are now in the United States, you are required to answer the following questions: Date of entry _______________ Visa held at entry _____________________________________________________ What type of visa do you now hold? _____________________________________ Expiration date ______________ If you are an F-1 Visa holder, what institution issued your I-20 form? ________________________________________ Have you attended that institution? Yes No If yes, dates: from ________________ to ________________ State your reason for leaving that institution _________________________________________________________ If you hold an Exchange Visitor Visa (J-1), please answer the following: ______________________________________ Who is your sponsor? ____________________________________________________________________________ What is your program number? _____________________________________________________________________ HOUSING PLANS* Do you wish to live in an on-campus residence hall? Yes No Do you plan to live with a relative? Yes No If yes, please indicate the name and address of the relative: Name _________________________________________________________________________________________ Address _______________________________________________________________________________________ Relationship ___________________________________________________________________________________ * Students not living with a relative must live on campus. INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS If you are interested in participating in an NCAA intercollegiate sport, please indicate so below: Men’s: American Football Baseball Basketball Cross Country Golf Lacrosse Tennis Track Women’s: Basketball Cross Country Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming and Diving Tennis Track Water Polo Have you been in contact with the coach? Yes No EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION Occupation Employer ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please list any other colleges to which you are applying. ___________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6 | International Student Application for Admission What are the most significant reasons for your interest in Wagner College?_____________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you ever visited Wagner College? Yes No ESSAY A personal statement or essay is required. In 500 words or less, please write an essay in English on a separate piece of paper answering one of the following questions: A. Describe your background, practical experience, special interests, and reasons for wanting to attend Wagner College. Include your plans for work after completing your college study. OR B. If you could solve one world problem, which one would you choose and what creative solutions would you have to solve it? APPLICATION FEE A nonrefundable application fee of USD $75 is required for undergraduate and graduate study. SIGNATURE I understand that Wagner College will assume no financial responsibility, should my application be satisfactory. I understand that a fraudulent application will result in dismissal from the College. I certify that the information given above and the accompanying documents are complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that credentials supplied to support my admissions application become the property of Wagner College, and I understand that I am responsible for providing these credentials even if I was a previous applicant or student of Wagner College. I authorize Wagner College to contact previous schools I attended to obtain information in connection with this application. I understand that certain fields of study may require me to submit to a background check. I understand that certain fields of study may require me to submit and pass an academic competency exam prior to final acceptance. I certify that any writing submitted is my original work. Signature __________________________________________________________________ Date __________________ 7 | International Student Application for Admission International Student AffIdAVIt of fInAncIAl SUpport All statements must be in English and quoted in U.S. dollar amounts. I, _______________________________________________________________________________________ residing at (name of person providing support) __________________________________________________________________________________________________ (number and street) (city, state) (country) __________________________________________________________________________________________________ (name of applicant for admission) who is my __________________________________________________ for the duration of studies at WAGNER COLLEGE. (relationship) I will provide the minimum amount of U.S. $___________________ per year. To verify my financial ability to support the above named student, I submit the following NOTARIZED financial statements: • NOTARIZED CURRENT Original Bank Statement, verified by bank official, with specific amount and date account was established. U.S. $ _____________ • NOTARIZED Original Employer Statement stating length of employment and yearly salary. U.S. $ _____________ • OTHER sources of income. Please specify and send notarized originals. U.S. $ _____________ Please add above amounts: U.S. $ _____________ 8 | International Student Application for Admission Wagner college programs of Study+ UNDERGRADUATE Physics (B.S.)* Psychology (B.A. and B.S.)* Anthropology (B.A.)* Public Policy and Administration (B.A.) Art (B.A.)* Religious Studies (minor only) Art History (B.A.)* Sociology (B.A.)* Arts Administration (B.S.) Concentrations: Academic Sociology, Criminal Justice, Concentrations: Art, Music, Theatre or Combined Arts Family Studies Biology (B.S.)* Theatre and Speech (B.A.)* Biopsychology (B.S.) Concentrations: Performance; Design, Technology and Business Administration (B.S.) Management; Theatre Studies Concentrations: Accounting* (B.S., B.S./M.S. 5-year program), Finance*, International Business, * = major and minor available in this subject Management*, Marketing* Chemistry (B.S.)* Concentrations: Biochemistry, Environmental Pre-Professional Programs City Studies (minor only) Dental, Medical, Optometry, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Veterinary, Comparative Literature (minor only) Engineering, Law, Ministry Computer Science (B.S.)* Dance (minor only) GRADUATE Economics (B.A.)* Education (B.A. and B.S.)* Accounting (M.S.) Dual Certification in Childhood and Special Education Business Administration (M.B.A.) (grades 1-6); Minor in Educational Studies Childhood Finance, International Business, Management, (grades 1-6) or Adolescent (grades 7-12) Marketing, Healthcare Administration English (B.A.)* Education (M.S.) Environmental Studies (minor only) Early Childhood and Special Education (B-2), Middle Film/Media Studies (minor only) Level and Special Education (5-9), Childhood and Gender Studies (minor only) Special Education (1-6), Adolescent and Special Government and Politics (B.A.)* Education (7-12), Teaching Literacy (B-6) History (B.A.)* Educational Leadership (Advanced Certificate) Information Systems (B.S.)* School Building Leader, School District Leader, International Affairs (B.A.) Combined Certificates Concentrations: International Economics, Microbiology (M.S.) International Politics Nursing (M.S.) Journalism (minor only) Educator Role, Family Nurse Practitioner Mathematics (B.S.)* Nursing (Advanced Certificate) Microbiology (B.S., B.S./M.S. 5-year program)* Family Nurse Practitioner Modern Languages (B.A.) Advanced Physician Assistant Studies (M.S.) Majors: French, Spanish Health Education, Healthcare Management, Clinical Minors: French, German, Italian Studies, and Spanish Specialty Music (B.A.)* + International students are required to declare a major on application. Nursing (B.S.) Philosophy (B.A.)* Physician Assistant (B.S./M.S. 5-year program) 9 | International Student Application for Admission Accreditation Nondiscrimination Policy Wagner College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA Wagner College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, 19104-2680 and academic programs are registered with the age, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, marital status, or New York State Education Department, Albany, New York 12234. national and ethnic origin in its educational programs, admission Specific portions of Wagner’s academic programs have received practices, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, other school recognition and accreditation by national professional agencies. administered activities, or employment practices. This statement The business administration programs are accredited by the of nondiscrimination is in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education amendments of the International Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business. 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The The education programs are accredited by the National Council Chief of Staff is responsible for the College’s efforts to comply for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The nursing with the above. Questions regarding their application may be programs are fully accredited by the National League for Nursing directed to the Chief of Staff at Wagner College, One Campus Accrediting Commission, Inc., (NLNAC), 61 Broadway, New York, Road, Staten Island, NY, 10301, telephone 718-420-4599. New York 10006. The Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on the Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society. The College is a member of the American Council of Education and the College Entrance Examination Board. The Graduate Department is recognized by the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools and specific graduate programs are accredited by national organizations such as the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, Inc.
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