Admission Requirements


Admission Process

To receive your Form I-20 for a visa interview, you will be required to submit copies of the required documents.

Upon receipt of all required academic documents, Affidavit of Financial Support Form, and supporting financial documents, the Admission Committee will evaluate your eligibility for admission.Your application is considered incomplete and cannot be reviewed until all of the required documents have been received.

Once admitted, Tiffin University will mail you a Form I-20 to the mailing address on your Affidavit of Financial Support Form within 7-14 business days.

Application Deadlines
The Application Deadline for the August (Fall) intake is July 15 and for the January (Spring) intake is November 15.


Undergraduate (Bachelors) Applicant Instructions

Minimum Requirements for Undergraduate Admission

  1. Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, or graduation from an accredited associates degree program, or currently attending an accredited undergraduate associates/bachelors degree program.
  2. For freshman applicants, GPA 2.25. For transfer applicants, GPA 2.0
  3. Satisfactory TOEFL score (500 PBT/61 iBT) or IELTS score 5 or iTEP score of 3.4

*Applicants who are unable to meet the language proficiency standards or who do not have proof of proficiency can receive a Conditional Acceptance, and attend our English as a Second Language program, which is our on campus English language institute. Click here for more information about the ESL program.

To apply for admission to Tiffin University, please submit copies of the following documents:

  1. Completed Application Form http://www.tiffin.edu/forms/internationalapp/
  2. Freshmen Students - Click here for a list of required secondary education credentials from your country of origin
  3. Transfer Students - transcripts from any universities or institutions of higher learning that you have attended. You must also submit secondary education credentials
  4. Proof of financial responsibility-send a completed Tiffin University Affidavit of Financial Support form and supporting financial documentation.

    You must demonstrate the ability to pay at least one nine-month academic year of expenses, which we currently estimate at $32,445 for undergraduate students.  This includes tuition, housing, meals, and health insurance. Please review the Tiffin University fee schedule by clicking here 
     
  5. Copy of your passport

The International Admissions Office reserves the right to request that any applicant to Tiffin University be required to submit an academic credential evaluation from an external service provider.

Graduate (Masters) Applicant Instructions

Minimum Requirements for Graduate Admission

  1. A bachelor's degree or a three-year undergraduate professional degree from an accredited higher education institution, or currently attending an accredited MBA program.
  2. Undergraduate academic achievement of 3.0 GPA
  3. Resume/CV
  4. A clear goal for pursuing graduate studies (stated in a personal statement)
  5. For MBA applicants, successful completion of undergraduate courses in at least eight of the following subject areas: Marketing, Business Finance, Accounting, Management, Legal Environment, Economics, Business Ethics, Global Dimension, Information Systems, Statistics/mathematics, Business Policy.
  6. Satisfactory TOEFL score (550 PBT/79-80 iBT) or IELTS score 6 or iTEP score of 3.9

*Applicants who are unable to meet the language proficiency standards or who do not have proof of proficiency can receive a Conditional Acceptance, and attend our English as a Second Language program, which is our on-campus English language institute. Click here for more information about the ESL program.

To apply for admission to Tiffin University, please submit copies of the following documents:

  1. Completed Application Form http://www.tiffin.edu/forms/internationalapp/
  2. Copies of all transcripts/grade reports/mark sheets from any universities or institutions of higher learning that you have attended and certificates/diplomas earned.
  3. Resume/CV
  4. A clear goal for pursuing graduate studies (stated in a personal statement)
  5. Proof of financial responsibility-send a completed Tiffin University Affidavit of Financial Support form and supporting documentation.

    You must demonstrate the ability to pay at least one nine-month academic year of expenses, which we currently estimate at $23,535 for graduate students.  This includes tuition, housing, meals, and health insurance.  Please review the Tiffin University fee schedule by clicking here.
     
  6. Copy of your passport

The International Admissions Office reserves the right to request that any applicant to Tiffin University be required to submit an academic credential evaluation from an external service provider.

Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Scholarship amounts will only be determined after a student has submitted all of the required documents.  The scholarship amounts per academic year are as follows:

GPA

Scholarship Awards/year

Actual ($)

2.50-3.00

International Assistance Scholarship

2000

3.01-3.50

International Academic Scholarship

3000

3.51-3.79

International Excellence Scholarship

5000

3.80-4.00

International Honors Scholarship

6000

Graduate Scholarships

  • Scholarship amounts will only be determined after a student has submitted all of the required documents.  The scholarship amounts per academic year are as follows:

GPA

Scholarship Awards/year

Actual ($)

2.50-3.00

International Assistance Scholarship

1500

3.01-3.50

International Academic Scholarship

2000

3.51-3.79

International Excellence Scholarship

3000

3.80-4.00

International Honors Scholarship

4000

Estimated Tuition and Fees for the Academic Year

 

Undergraduate

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Tuition Fee

$21,510

$12,600

$14,700

Room and Board*

$9,870

$9,870

$9,870

Medical Insurance

$1,065

$1,065

$1,065

TOTAL FEES**

$32,445

$23,535

$25,635

*Room and Board is based on a double room plus 19 meals per week. Costs stated herein are subject to change without prior notice. Freshman, sophomores, and juniors must live on campus in a residence hall, unless, you are 24 years of age or older.

**Books and supplies are not included in these calculations. Estimate to pay approximately $1,000 per year for these items.

Payment Due Dates

Students must pay their student balance in full before the start of the semester or sign up for a Tiffin University payment plan. Assistance to make a payment will also be provided at Orientation.

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Important To Note

DO NOT enter the U.S. on a visitor (tourist) visa (B-2), unless it is designated "Prospective Student" by the Consular Officer. The U.S. Immigration Service rarely authorizes a change in status from B-2 to F-1, and you will be required to return home to do so.