International students at Kennesaw State University join a community that is culturally, academically, and economically diverse. Our more than 24,000 students come from across the United States and more than 160 foreign countries.

Applicants to Kennesaw State University are classified “international” applicants if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • Students who are not US Citizens and who are currently in the U.S. on an F-1 (student) visa
  • Students who are currently living outside the U.S. and will require an F-1 visa to study in the United States.
  • Students who are currently in the U.S. on any other class of visa.
  • Students who are in the process of applying for Permanent Residency status, but have not yet received the Permanent Residency card.
  • Students who have been educated outside of the U.S.

International students must meet basic admission requirements, and may have additional requirements based on visa type, country of origin, and educational history. Applicants should refer to the current catalog regarding the admission process as it relates to academic eligibility, Visa type, deadlines, fees, testing, residency and the proper submission of official documents. All documents must be evaluated and translated into English by an outside agency at the student's expense. See resources & links for suggested evaluation companies