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Exceptional student service is a cornerstone of University of Phoenix. We provide you with personalized support during the admissions process. This includes evaluating international transcripts, offering English language proficiency exams and reviewing coursework earned outside the United States. Throughout your program you will also receive this level of personal guidance from international admissions, academic and finance advisors who collectively speak close to 30 languages and are versed in your local and regional educational systems.
When you talk to an international admissions advisor at University of Phoenix, you’re working with someone who understands your country’s educational system, speaks your language and works in your time zone. Our international admissions advisors are trained to meet your needs, no matter where you live, or where you earned your high school diploma or undergraduate degree. They know the obstacles you face and can help you overcome them as you start your education.
Our student services personnel specialize in offering support on the phone and over the Internet. So, no matter where you are, they will guide you through the evaluation process to ensure that we consider and apply all of your past university-level course work that we can to the degree you want to pursue.
We take the admissions process very seriously, whether we’re evaluating previous coursework earned—both inside and outside of the United States—or validating your English proficiency.
But we’re also here to help you. Think of your admissions advisor as your go-to person, whether you have questions about evaluating transcripts, meeting the English proficiency requirement or returning to school.
All academic records from international colleges and countries outside the United States are evaluated by the evaluation service provided by University of Phoenix. The evaluation services follow standards approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Credentials.
If the academic records are in another language, a certified English translation is required. We accept translations from:
University of Phoenix has partnered with the Berlitz® language instruction company to create and support an English language proficiency exam that can be taken completely online with results available immediately upon completion. For more information, contact an international admissions advisor today.
Applicants who have completed high school in a country where English is not the official language can meet the English proficiency admission requirement by passing one of the following examinations within two years prior to enrolling at University of Phoenix:
An Exception to English proficiency requirements may be granted in the following cases:
We can also help students living in the United States with previous coursework earned outside the United States.
In order for admission and transfer credit evaluation applicants who reside in the United States must meet one of the following requirements:
A valid, acceptable visa or resident alien status is required if an applicant lives and/or works in the United States and is not a U.S. citizen. For more information concerning VISA types that are acceptable to allow studies at University of Phoenix, contact an international admissions advisor today.
Applicants who are permanent residents of the United States are eligible for federal financial aid. Please contact your admissions advisor for more information.