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  • Complete our International Exchange Application by May 1 for Fall admission or October 1 for Spring admission. As indicated on the application, the following documents must be included in order for an I-20 certificate of eligibility to be issued:

    o Statement of English Competency from student's school
    o Record of all previous and current college/university coursework
    o Proof of financial guarantee (bank statement or letter from bank verifying funds)

    When these materials have been received and approved, the Admission Office will issue an I-20 certificate. The student will receive a letter of acceptance and information on housing, transportation and health care.
  • Take the I-20 and proof of financial support to the U.S. Consulate or Embassy to apply for a foreign student visa.
  • Return the housing application with a refundable $300 security deposit to the Admission Office. When the application has been received, the student will receive additional information about housing, board, and student life from the Campus Life Office.
  • Make travel arrangements and notify the Admission office of travel plans.
  • Complete the required immunizations before departure and return the form to the Admission Office.
  • For those arriving for the fall semester and continuing during the spring semester please note that University residence halls close during Winter Break between fall and spring semesters.  Students are not permitted to live in the residence halls during this time. 

Important Contacts:

Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30319, USA

Philip Peroune, Associate Director of Admission

Whitney Hockensmith, Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment

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