Santa Clara University


International Students

  • iconEnglish Proficiency

    TOEFL or IELTS scores are required of all applicants whose first language is not English (even if the applicant is a U.S. citizen) or if you do not have a degree awarded by a U.S. university/college.

    • Minimum TOEFL score: IBT/79-80 or CBT: 213 (Institutional Code: 4851)
    • Minimum IELTS score: 6.5
  • iconInternational Degrees

    All applicants who hold a degree from outside of the United States are required to have their official transcripts evaluated by WES (World Education Services). We require course-by-course, cumulative GPA, and U.S. degree equivalency evaluation. There is no exception to this requirement.

  • iconVisa Document Preparation Process

    For more information on the F-1 Visa application process, please visit ISS website

  • iconDeadlines: Applications and Documents

*Only for those requesting an I-20 or F1 Visa (apply only during fall, winter or spring), otherwise follow regular applicant deadlines. (Please contact ISS at 408-554-3019 or email for questions regarding I-20, International Student Services web:

Fall Quarter 2015 (09/21/2015 - 12/04/2015)

Master's DegreeFriday, May 29, 2015 (Except for Computer Engineering) 

*Computer Engineering Department; Applications and Documents deadline is May 8, 2015
*Computer Engineering Department; Decision will be available on May 22, 2015


Applications: April 3, 2015

Documents: April 3, 2015 

Winter Quarter 2016 (01/04/2016 - 03/18/2016)

Master's Degree

    Application:  September 4, 2015

    DocumentsSeptember 4, 2015


    Application September 4, 2015

    Documents:  September 4, 2015

Spring Quarter 2016 (03/29/2016 - 06/09/2016)

Master's Degree

    Application:  December 11, 2015

    DocumentsDecember 11, 2015


    Application:  December 11, 2015

    DocumentsDecember 11, 2015