Application & Admission

Applying for Admission

All International applicants must pay the $100 application fee as well as submit all of the documentation outlined below. Please read the following information carefully. You may apply on-line.

English Proficiency

All International students must submit official test scores that verify English proficiency. Exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis; however, anyone deemed exempt must submit official ACT or SAT scores in place of the TOEFL/IELTS. The applicant will qualify for automatic admission to any of our four-year degree programs (with no ESL course requirements) with the following scores:

  • TOEFL scores of 517 (paper test) or 66 (internet based test) or higher
  • IELTS Band of 6.0 or higher

More information about the TOEFL exam

More information about the IELTS test
More information about the SAT and ACT exams


In order to be eligible for Admission to GSC you must submit official transcripts that reflect the final grades you receive upon completion of high school and official transcripts from any and all colleges you have attended. If you are applying to Glenville State College before you actually graduate from high school or the college from which you are transferring, you can submit an unofficial or incomplete transcript at the time you apply. However, you will need to submit a final official transcript before you can become fully admitted to GSC.

Financial Verification

You need to submit a completed financial verification form along with an official bank statement. This bank statement can be your own, or that of the person who is financially sponsoring your education.



International Access Scholarship

The International Access Scholarship is an annual tuition assistance award of $3000 available to eligible international students. International students must submit all application documents and have a TOEFL score of at least 550. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to continue to receive the Access Scholarship for a maximum of eight semesters.

International Leadership Award

The International Leadership Award is a $1000 scholarship presented to highly involved international students maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and participate in campus activities and organizations. Selected campus work opportunities in the Office of Admissions or Office of Student Life may also satisfy this requirement. Two letters of recommendation must be submitted from faculty member(s), community leader(s), employer or other person(s) with knowledge of the students conduct and dedication to success. The application for this award is available from the International Admissions Counselor by clicking the link below. Students must submit a new Leadership Award application every year by March 1st.



You must submit official documentation (in English) from a doctor proving that you have obtained Measles, Mumps & Rubella immunizations.

Official Documentation

All documents required and submitted for International Admission to Glenville State College must be official. Documents will only be deemed official, and therefore accepted, if they are printed on letterhead and maintain official appearance and original signatures, stamps and seals. Original documents are preferred, but a certified copy (certified by a Notary or other recognized official with an official seal) will be accepted. Test Scores will only be deemed official if they come to Glenville State College directly from the testing center or organization. Non-certified photocopies and faxes will not be accepted. All documents are subject to verification.


Admissions requirements and verification processes are subject to change and can vary by country. All International applicants are subject to the submitting of official regional or national test results on a case by case basis and as deemed necessary by the Glenville State College Office of Admissions. Current and location-specific requirements will be presented to each applicant on an individual basis.

Students applying from Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and The Gambia must also submit official results from the West African Exam Council or the National Exam Council in addition to all other required admissions materials.