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International Students

A campus community like no other

Students from 44 countries are part of the Stritch family.

  • Outstanding academics - Quality, innovative academics with dedicated faculty. Learn more by exploring programs of interest to you.
  • Diverse student population - Make lifelong friends in our strong, family-like community.
  • Small school with big opportunity - Our safe campus, student clubs, and intercollegiate athletics enhance the college experience.
  • Franciscan Values - These Values are evident from the warm welcome you receive when you come to campus to the infusion of ethics throughout academics to the devoted nature of our staff and faculty.

Explore academic programs

Outstanding graduate and undergraduate programs bring students from around the world to Stritch.

Stritch women's tennis

Stritch Wolves women's tennis team has international flair

Fox6 sports recently showcased Stritch's women's tennis team. Made up of all international students, the Stritch Wolves are talented athletes who excel in the classroom as well.

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Admission process

  • In order to attend, international students must apply for admission and be accepted. Most international students also require an F-1 Student Visa to enter and to study in the United States.
  • Meet English language proficiency. 
  • Meet academic requirements for the program to which you are applying.

All applicants whose prior education was not conducted in English must demonstrate proficiency in one of the following ways

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 79 (Stritch TOEFL code is 1100).
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 6.5.
  • 24 credits of successful U.S. academic coursework (ESL courses not applicable).
  • WESLI (Wisconsin English as a Second Language Institute) 700-level course completion.
  • BIR (BIR Training Center) Successful Completion of the English Language Test Preparation Program.

If none of the above apply to you but you would like to pursue a TOEFL Waiver, please fill out our TOEFL Waiver Request Form.

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Student information privacy

We do all that we can, within the framework of the law, to defend our students’ and employees’ rights. We are empowered by law to protect private information. That means we cannot release private information about any student or employee without proper legal authority to do so.

Meet your admissions counselors

Christy L. Nyemeck

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Enrollment Management - VP's Office

(414) 410-4966