AdventHealth University will be accepting new International students. Applications will be reviewed depending on the desired program of interest.
Apply for Undergraduate Admissions
Application Fee: Apply online and pay a non-refundable $20 application fee. Paperwork received without an application on file will not be processed. All required supporting materials must be received before an application decision can be made.
High School and College/University - Course by Course
Must pay the additional fee to include grade point average on top of basic fee
Applicants are responsible for the cost of these reports and will need to follow the instructions provided by the individual credential evaluation company. Please note that documents in a foreign language must be translated into English by a separate translation company and submitted with official transcripts to the credential evaluation company.
Evaluations received from any other transcript evaluation companies will not be considered to fulfill admission requirements and will not be retained in the applicant’s file.
AdventHealth ACT (code: 4907) The composite ACT score is the average of each test score (English, mathematics, reading, science). Applicants scoring less 19 in any individual test score, will be denied admission.
English Language Proficiency
While applying to the University, all students for whom English is not their primary language must demonstrate English proficiency in one of the following ways:
Successful completion of college-level English Composition I from an English-speaking regionally accredited college with a minimum grade of “C”, or
Graduation from an English-speaking high school and successful completion of two semesters of Senior high school English, English ESOL, or AP Language and Composition with a minimum grade of “C”; or for Early Acceptance students, from an English-speaking high school, successful completion of two semesters of Junior year high school English, English ESOL, or AP Language and Composition with a minimum grade of “C”.
Successful completion of the English I CLEP exam; or
A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based TOEFL exam; or
A minimum score of 213 on the computer-based TOEFL exam; or
A minimum score of 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL exam; or
A minimum score of 19 on the English portion of the ACT.
Note: Course grades or test scores must be posted by the General Studies admission deadline. Students who do not meet the above criterion should complete courses elsewhere to improve their English skills before enrolling at AdventHealth University. TOEFL scores are valid for two years from the date of the test.
Applicants to Online Education programs requiring proof of licensure may be exempt from proving English language proficiency due to having met these requirements as part of the licensure process. AdventHealth University reserves the right to request additional proof of English language skills.
International candidates applying through the Adventist HealthCare Association (AHCA) of the North Asia Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Administration, Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration and Leadership, Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education will be exempt from AHU’s requirement for submitting proof of English Language Proficiency.
Obtaining Your I-20
Starting the process of obtaining your I-20. Once admitted the International Student Office will be sending all pertinent information.
Student coming from abroad:
Copy of Passport
Set up Escrow- 1,000 AHU Business Office
Pay SEVIS Fee
Student transferring in from another SEVP Certified School:
Transfer In Recommendation Form
Copy of Passport/Visa
Copies of Previous I-20’s
International Student Life Cycle
Adhere to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) International Student Life Cycle.
One of the most common difficulties encountered by international students is miscommunication. Abiding by the government regulations pertaining to F-1 students are the responsibility of each F-1 student, but the International Student Advisor is always available to assist with questions and/or concerns. It is very important to keep in touch with the International Student Advisor.