International Applicants

AAMU is committed to serving a diverse campus of students from not only the United States, but the world. To learn more on how to apply to AAMU from a foreign country, please pay close attention to the instructions below. 

The following information and materials must be in the Office of Admissions before an application for admission can be completely processed: 

Freshman Students

  1. An Affidavit of Support from sponsor, with seal or notarized 
  2. An official high school transcript (or equivalent) or leaving certificate
  3. Applicants for admission are required to take either the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and have test results sent directly to the Office of Admissions, Alabama A&M University, ACT code #0002, SAT code #1003
  4. The results of the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL), unless English is spoken as a native language. A score of 500 is required.  If applicant has successfully completed one year's college coursework in an English speaking country, the TOEFL requirement may be waived
  5. Local Exam Council Report
  6. A letter of recommendation from principal, counselor or college advisor
  7. In order to receive transfer credits from non-U.S. institutions, ALL transcripts must be first sent to the World Education Services, P.0. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, USA for evaluation on a comprehensive course-by-course report. You may also apply online at www.wes.org . To receive these transfer credits, a (course-by-course) evaluation must be done prior to entering the University. An 1-20 form will not be provided until all admissions requirements have been met and the required deposits submitted for one academic year. Financial aid and academic scholarships are NOT available to international students on "F-1" visas.​ 

Transfer Students

  1. An Affidavit of Support from sponsor, with seal or notarized and an official transcript from each institution attended 
  2. The results of the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL), unless English is spoken as a native language. A score of 500 is required.  If applicant has successfully completed one year's college coursework in an English speaking country, the TOEFL requirement may be waived.
  3. A letter of recommendation from principal, counselor or college advisor or a letter of recommendation from the Dean of Students or Advisor at the school from which applicant is transferring.
  4. In order to receive transfer credits from non-U.S. institutions, ALL transcripts must be first sent to the World Education Services, P.0. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, USA for evaluation on a comprehensive course-by-course report. You may also apply online at www.wes.org . To receive these transfer credits, a (course-by-course) evaluation must be done prior to entering the University. An 1-20 form will not be provided until all admissions requirements have been met and the required deposits submitted for one academic year. Financial aid and academic scholarships are NOT available to international students on "F-1" visas.​

Please contact the Community Colleges Relations & Global Initiatives for more information.