Please note that at this time Arkansas State University-Mountain Home is not accredited through SEVIS and therefore we are unable to assist with I-20 forms for student visas.
Arkansas State University endorses the "NAFSA Principles for International Educational Exchange" developed and published by the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs. Foreign students are required to complete the TOEFL examination with a minimum score of 500 prior to acceptance.
A citizen of a nation other than the United States of America wishing to apply for admission to Arkansas State University Mountain Home should write to:
Admissions Office/International Studies Coordinator
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home
1600 S. College
Mountain Home, AR 72653
The following information is needed to process applications for admission for International Students:
Complete the ASUMH on-line application at www.asumh.edu and an International Student Application for Admission.
Official secondary school transcript/examination results. ONLY ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS OR COPIES CERTIFIED BY A SCHOOL OR CONSULAR OFFICIAL WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Official transcripts of all education beyond the secondary school. DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN ENGLISH AND SHOW ALL COURSES TAKEN AND GRADES RECEIVED. ONLY ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS OR COPIES CERTIFIED BY A SCHOOL OR CONSULAR OFFICIAL WILL BE ACCEPTED.
If students are transferring from a college or university outside the United States to ASUMH, they must send their transcript to either Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) or to World Education Services (WES). ECE or WES will evaluate their transcript and notify ASUMH of the courses that are equivalent to courses at ASUMH. Both companies charge for this service.
Proof of English proficiency. (TOEFL) Applicants must submit a score of 500 (paper based) or 173 (computer based exam). Official score report must be mailed directly from ETS to ASUMH. (ASUMH TOEFL Code number is 6057) www.ets.org.
Financial statement form, completed and dated no more than six months prior to the date of enrollment. Sponsors must attach an official bank statement which verifies that $18666.00 is on deposit in an American bank. Verification of amount of monies required will change if taking summer classes.
Official score report from ACT or SAT examinations. (Not required if the student has more than 24 acceptable semester credit hours.)
Proof of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella. Two MMRs are required, plus all other immunizations (See Form).
Record of current Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) (if results are over 10 mm a chest x-ray is required). (Forms need to be completed.)
Proof of Health Insurance with repatriation requirement on the policy.
The completed applications and ALL supporting documentation must be received in the admissions office at least three (3) months prior to the desired enrollment date. The applicant will be informed by mail of admission status.