International Student Admission Requirements

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International applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Students must submit all required information to WLC by June 1 for August enrollment and November 1 for January enrollment. It is to the candidate's advantage to apply early.

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Admission Requirements


  1. WLC International Student Application for Admissions | Apply Now

  2. Secondary school(s) academic records (must be in English or with an official English translation from the school included)

  3. Letter of recommendation from a school counselor or teacher

  4. Standardized Tests:
    - SAT: minimum composite score of 1000 (Math & Critical Reading) OR
    - ACT: minimum composite score of 21

    Send appropriate official score reports to WLC using the following school codes:
    - SAT: 1513
    - ACT: 4699

  5. Non-native English speakers - proof of English proficiency with official test scores:
    - TOEFL: minimum score of 79 OR
    - IELTS: minimum score of 6.5

    Send appropriate official score reports to WLC using the following school codes:
    - TOEFL: 1513
    - IELTS: No code required; request that scores be sent to:
    Wisconsin Lutheran College
    8800 W. Bluemound Road
    Milwaukee, WI 53226 USA

  6. Financial Responsibility Statement: Complete and submit the Certificate of Financial Responsibility that shows the student's ability to meet the educational and living expenses while a student at WLC.

  7. Application Fee of $35 (payable to Wisconsin Lutheran College)
    * The $35 application fee may be paid by international money order, cashier's check or through a wire transfer. All forms must be denominated in U.S. dollars.