In addition to the general requirements stated above, all international
students applying for admission must submit at the time of application
a score of not less than 500 on the Test of English as a Foreign
Language (TOEFL). The test must include the writing section (TWE),
which is included in the September, October, March, and May administrations.
The faculty provides no testing to meet admission requirements
in English. To register for the TOEFL/TWE test, applicants may
P. O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, USA
This requirement may be waived for applicants who have earned
an academic degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
in which the language of instruction is English.
Obtaining a student visa
The Certificate of Eligibility (I-20) needed for obtaining a
student visa for entry into the United States requires certification
that the admitted student is qualified for admission into a degree
program and has sufficient financial resources to provide for
tuition and living expenses. This certification must be on the
Form I-20 at the time the student appears at the Embassy for a
To be eligible for entry into the United States for graduate
study, the completed "Statement of Financial Resources"
form with attached documentation (the form is sent upon inquiry
from the Admissions Office) must be sent to the Admissions Office.
This should be done as soon as possible after the applicant has
been notified that his/her application for admission has been
approved. The Admission Office will make financial certification
on the I-20, based on funds in the student's account and on pledges
of support by individuals, churches, foundations, and other sources.