Admission of Exchange Students

An exchange student is a non-degree seeking student that attends one of the University of the Incarnate Word’s Sister Schools around the world. Exchange students must get approval from their home institution and the Coordinator of Sister School Partnerships at the University of the Incarnate Word prior to submitting an application.  All exchange students are required to purchase U.S. health insurance through the university.

Students seeking admission as an Exchange Student must submit the following:

  1. Completed and signed Exchange Student Application.
  2.  Education Documents - All official university transcripts translated into English.  These records must include grades and/o scores received. 
  3. Proof of English –  See English Proficiency Requirements for International Undergraduate Students section in catalog.   
  4. Immigration and Financial Requirements

Students seeking to transfer as degree status are required to follow guidelines listed in the section for Admission of International Transfer Students.