We are delighted that you are interested in becoming an international student at Truett McConnell University! An international student is someone who has not been granted or does not have US citizenship or permanent U.S. residency. In order for these students to study in the U.S., they must obtain an F-1 visa. Please refer to the following information in order to begin the application process.

International students applying for admission to Truett McConnell University must complete the following steps listed on the International Student Breakdown:

Step 1

Submit a formal undergraduate application.


Submit a formal graduate application.

Step 2

Submit your transcripts from high school and any college courses you have taken. If you studied in the US, have the school send us your official transcripts. If your studies took place outside the US, you must have your coursework evaluated by Josef Silny & Associates (http://www.jsilny.com/) or inCred (playnaia.org/inCred). Please request a course-by-course evaluation.

Step 3

Submit official SAT/ACT or TOEFL scores. Address is listed below.

Step 4

Submit the International Student Financial Statement.

After steps 1-4 have been completed, your file will be reviewed for acceptance or denial to the college. If accepted, proceed to step 5.

Step 5

Complete the International Student Enrollment Application.

In order to complete the application, students must be prepared to pay the $500 I-20 release fee.  The release fee is non-refundable, and is required before TMU can issue an I-20.

Steps 6-8 must be completed prior to first day of class.

Step 6

Complete the TMU Financial Aid Application.

Once accepted (or provisionally accepted), to apply for institutional aid, you will need to complete the TMU Financial Aid Application online on the Student Financial Aid Portal (“NetPartner”). If you have not logged in to the portal before, you will select first time user and set up your account with your student ID number. Once the account is set up, you will need to complete the online financial aid application and submit it. The information will be transmitted to the Financial Aid office electronically.  However, if you cannot access the hyperlink above, copy and paste the following url address into your web browser: http://www.truett.edu/netpartner.

Step 7

Purchase a health insurance policy.

Step 8

Submit funds to cover the amount of one semester’s tuition, room, and board or set up payment plans through the Business Office.


The items listed above must be sent to the following address:

The Office of Admissions
100 Alumni Drive
Cleveland, GA 30528-9799 USA

If you have any questions about international admissions, please contact Andrew Gailey at 706-865-2134, ext.4103, or agailey@truett.edu.