Admission Process
Taking the first step? Congratulations!
We’ll do everything we can to make the process as easy and straightforward as possible.

Admission
 
Process

To get started, just follow these simple steps:
Apply online at www.cuw.edu/apply*
*Graduate students: use promo code USACUW when applying
Submit the following documents:
*Please note that all documents become property of the university

If you're an

Undergraduate

  • Original transcripts* and diplomas from all schools attended or currently attending, in English as well as your native language (if applicable). If your transcripts or diplomas are copies, we’ll need them certified by the school. *Transcripts must be mailed to the university.
  • IELTS or TOEFL if available.
  • Copy of your passport and visa, if applicable.

If you're a

Graduate

  • Original transcripts* and diplomas from all schools attended or currently attending, in English as well as your native language (if applicable). If your transcripts or diplomas are copies, we’ll need them certified by the school. *Transcripts must be mailed to the university.
  • IELTS or TOEFL if available.
  • Copy of your passport and visa, if applicable.
  • Resume
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from previous teachers and/or employers.
  • Statement of purpose that specifically explains the program to which you’re applying to and why you want to attend CUW (Click here for instructions).

Once you're

Admitted

  • Proof of funding* for at least one year of study in the form of a bank statement, loan, etc. If a relative or parent is sponsoring you, please submit a letter of support to accompany your proof of funding. *Proof of funding must be mailed to the university.
  • Nonrefundable deposit of $250 is required to secure your spot at the university and will be credited toward your tuition after you arrive.

Academic
 
Requirements

If you're an

Undergraduate

  • GPA equivalency of 2.0 on 4.0 scale.
  • Proof of English language proficiency with minimum scores of 61 TOEFL, 6 IELTS or 55 PTE (students without these scores can still apply for conditional admission)
  • ACT or SAT is not required for admission, but a result will increase scholarship options

If you're a

Graduate

  • GPA equivalency of 3.0 on 4.0 scale.
  • Proof of English language proficiency with minimum scores of 79 TOEFL, 6.5 IELTS or 61 PTE (students without these scores can still apply for conditional admission)
  • GRE or GMAT is not required

  • Don’t meet these requirements? Don’t worry — you’ll still be considered for admission.
  • Graduate entrance exams like GRE or GMAT are not required.

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