Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Undergraduate scholarship

The international students now can avail themselves of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Undergraduate scholarship for the academic year 2021-2022. Students can achieve their educational goals at Saint Mary’s University and pursue a wide range of academic programs.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Undergraduate scholarship
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Undergraduate scholarship

Students can easily apply online for Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Undergraduate scholarship. The students must be enrolled in Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Undergraduate program to be eligible to apply for the scholarship. The Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will provide the selected students with an annual scholarship worth $28,000 for the period of study.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
    • Provide original or certified true copies of all high school and any university transcripts, as well as any national standardized test results. If the transcripts are not issued in English, transcripts in the original language and English translations must both be submitted.
  • English Proficiency Test Score Reports
    • Provide official TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, MELAB, PTE Academic, ITEP, EIKEN, or Duolingo score reports. The TOEFL and SAT require the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota school code of 6632. The IELTS does not require a code. Learn more at smumn.edu/englishtest.
  • Essay
    • Submit a 650-word essay on a topic of your choice.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

First-time first-year OR transfer from international colleges/universitiesFall: July 1 | Spring: November 1
Transfer from U.S. colleges/universitiesFall: July 20 | Spring: November 15

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

TOEFLiBT72
TOEFLPBT533
IELTS 6.0
SATCritical Reading + Math Test900 (450 or higher on Critical Reading)
MELAB 74%
PTE Academic 51
ITEP 4.0
EIKEN Pre-1
Duolingo 100

Additionally, students that have completed 30 undergraduate or 12 graduate credits from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent of these credits from an institution in a waiver country listed below will be exempt from the English Language Proficiency test. See the complete list of approved waiver countries.

ESTIMATED COST OF ATTENDANCE FALL 2021-SPRING 2022
Undergraduate Program (Annual)
Tuition $38,780
Room and Board and Laundry Fee* $10,000
Technology and Activities Fees $550
Orientation Fee** (Includes one-way airport pick-up) $60

Total $49,390

Additional Expenses That May Apply—All Programs (Estimates)
Medical Insurance $500–$1,000 per year (approximately)
Books $1,300 per year (approximately)

*Additional fees may apply for certain residence halls
**Will be charged one time only in first semester of registration

SCHOLARSHIPS

Discover academic scholarships exclusively for international students:

Type: New Student
Total Annual Scholarship: $28,000
Requirements: High school GPA 3.60–4.00, live on campus
Renewable: Yes, GPA 3.0

Type: New Student
Total Annual Scholarship: $25,000
Requirements: High school GPA 3.00–3.59, live on campus
Renewable: Yes, GPA 2.0

Type: New Student
Total Annual Scholarship: $22,000
Requirements: High school GPA 2.00–2.99, live on campus
Renewable: Yes, GPA 2.0

Type: Catholic School
Total Annual Scholarship: $1,000
Requirements: Graduate from a Catholic high school
Renewable: Yes

Type: Alumni Legacy
Total Annual Scholarship: $1,000
Requirements: Family member has graduated from Saint Mary’s or College of Saint Teresa
Renewable: Yes

Type: Art
Total Annual Scholarship: $2,000 to $4,000
Requirements: Must major in Art, portfolio review required
Renewable: Yes

Type: Music
Total Annual Scholarship: $2,000 to $4,000
Requirements: Audition required
Renewable: Yes

Type: Theatre
Total Annual Scholarship: $2,000 to $4,000
Requirements: Must major in Theatre, audition required
Renewable: Yes

Type: Dance
Total Annual Scholarship: $1,000
Requirements: Audition required
Renewable: Yes

Type: GAC
Total Annual Scholarship: $2,000
Requirements: Completion of at least one year of the Global Assessment Certificate Program.
Renewable: Yes, GPA 3.0

Transfer students will be considered for each of the scholarship categories above. Scholarship determination for transfer students with 12 or fewer credits will be made using high school GPA; for those with more than 12 credits, university GPA will be utilized.

WHEN YOU ARE ADMITTED

You will need to provide the following:

I-20 Application Form
Complete and submit the online form at smumn.edu/i20

Passport
Copy of your passport identification page

Financial Verification Documents
Original bank statement, investment letter, or government support document showing proof that your financial sponsor has sufficient funds to cover your costs at Saint Mary’s for at least one academic year.

Required Documents:

  1. Application Form
    Please complete one of the application forms below (there are no application fees):
  2. Official Transcripts
    Provide original or certified true copies of all high school (secondary school) and any university (post-secondary) grade reports as well as any national standardized test results. If the transcripts are not issued in English, transcripts in the original language and English translations by an official, certified translator must both be sent. Complete academic transcripts uploaded by the student’s high school via the common application will be considered as certified true copies.
  3. Test Score Report**
    Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 72, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0 the Michigan Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) with a minimum score of 74%, the International Test of English Proficiency (ITEP) with a minimum score of 4.0 or Pearson Test of English with a score of 51. We also accept the SAT with a minimum composite score of 1000 (minimum 450 in English) and Duolingo with a minimum score of 100.

    Additionally, students that have completed 30 undergraduate or 12 graduate credits from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent of these credits from an institution in a waiver country listed below will be exempt from English Language Proficiency test.

    Approved waiver countries: the United States (including all territories), the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and Canada (except for the Quebec Province), Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cook Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Fiji, The Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Guyana, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jersey, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Federated States of Micronesia, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, Saint Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, Tonga, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands.

    **Additional English proficiency tests accepted by Saint Mary’s
  4. Essay
    Submit a 650-word essay on a topic of your choice.
  5. Letter(s) of Recommendation (optional)
    Letters may be from school guidance counselors, teachers, or administrators who know you and are able to speak about your qualifications and readiness for study at Saint Mary’s.
  6. Application for Form I-20

Application Deadlines

First-time Freshman or Transfer From International Colleges/Universities

Fall: July 1 | Spring: November 1

Transfer from U.S. Colleges/Universities

Fall: July 20 | Spring: November 15

Mailing Your Documents?

Address for sending documents by postal mail if not submitted through the online application process:

International Admission
700 Terrace Heights #2
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Winona, MN 55987-1399, USA

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