International Academic Admissions

Students applying to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside (UW-Parkside) need to complete the following steps to be considered for admission:

step 1

ONLINE APPLICATION

Submit online application for admission found at apply.wisconsin.edu. 

 

GUIDANCE TO GET YOU STARTED

  • Select "Register" under "new user," then create your account
  • Choose "Create a New Application"
  • Under "Applying To", choose "UW-Parkside"
  • Under "Citizenship: Are you a U.S. citizen?" international students should select "No" and choose their U.S. Residency Status. 
  • New students who live outside the United States and are looking to apply for the first time should select "Need to Apply for Student Visa (not residing in US)"
step 2

APPLICATION FEE

Submit the application fee; pay online at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/.

step 3

TRANSCRIPTS

At the time of application, students must have already completed or be close to completing secondary school (high school). 

Send your official secondary school transcripts (mark sheets) in English by mail or submit online.

UW-Parkside Admissions
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144  USA


 

If you have taken any university-level courses or completed an undergraduate degree, official college or university transcripts must be submitted to a professional evaluation service. We recommend:

The evaluation typically takes 3-4 weeks. The service provider will send the completed evaluation to UW-Parkside.

step 4

PROOF OF ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

Students whose prior education was not conducted in English are required to submit proof of language proficiency. English proficiency may be demonstrated in the following ways:

  • Minimum TOEFL score of 71 (internet based)
  • Minimum IELTS score of 5.5  
  • An ACT English subscore of 23 or higher

For information regarding the location of the test centers nearest you and test registration, see the following websites:
TOEFL test | IELTS test

 

QUESTIONS? Ask
Diana Mantey
mantey@uwp.edu

step 5

FINANCIAL SPONSORSHIP

International students must certify that they have enough financial support for the first full year of their education.  Students may have more than one sponsor, if they choose.  

Note: Photocopies of these documents cannot be accepted.

Submit:

Send your documents to:
UW-Parkside
International Student Services
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144  USA

 

QUESTIONS? Ask
Karin Basken
Phone: +1 (262) 595-2701
Email: basken@uwp.edu

step6

COPY OF PASSPORT

Submit a clear, easy-to-read copy of the personal information page of your passport.

CONDITIONAL ADMISSIONS

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is able to offer conditional admission to undergraduate and graduate applicants who meet academic and financial requirements and are enrolled in an ELS Program. Students must demonstrate completion of the ELS level 112 intensive program – English for academic purpose for full admissions consideration. 

GRE

At this time, only the Master of Science in Computer and Information Systems program requires official GRE score reports from applicants.