Applying for International Admission

Application Options

Common Application

Get Inspired

If you are applying to one or more of the other Common Application member institutions, you might find it more efficient to use the Common Application to apply to CSB/SJU.

Consider using the CSB/SJU GET INspired Application if you are not applying to any of the other member institutions of the Common Application. The GET INspired Application is the quickest and easiest way to apply.

The Common Application* options:

1. Apply online

GET INspired Application options:

1. Apply online
2. Download a PDF version

Application for Admission Checklist

(an application will not be complete until we have received the items below)

Application for Admission and Scholarships

Prospective international students may apply online using the The Common Application or the CSB/SJU GET INspired Application

Writing Sample
The writing sample is an essential part of your application. It gives the Admission Committee an opportunity to learn about you as a person. Your writing sample also will serve as an example of your writing abilities.

1. Submit via the application for admission
2. Upload your essay

Official Academic Records/Transcripts
Please request all of your secondary and post-secondary institutions to send official copies of your academic records (transcripts) to the Admission Office (see address below). These records should be sent by airmail, Federal Express, DHL, etc. All academic records must have an original signature of an institutional office and bear the seal of the institution.

Print a hard copy transcript request form

Test Scores (TOEFL or IELTS and SAT or ACT)
You must have an official test score report sent to the Admission Office. If you take more than one test we will consider your best score. The TOEFL or IELTS, or other approved test of English language ability, is required for all international applicants whose primary language of instruction throughout secondary school is not English. The SAT is recommended but not required. The TOEFL and SAT school code for CSB is 6104; for SJU it is 6624. The ACT school code for CSB is 2094; for SJU it is 2146.

Include CSB/SJU as a recipient of your test scores when registering for the TOEFL, IELTS and/or the SAT. For instructions on how to have your test scores sent to CSB/SJU, go to the following websites:





Extracurricular and personal activities

1. Submit via the application for admission
2. Submit a hard copy résumé
3. Upload your résumé

Teacher Evaluation
The evaluation should be from a teacher from one of your core academic courses (English, math, science, or social science). Only one evaluation is required, but you may submit more than one.
Please note: Your teacher evaluation can only be submitted through the Common Application if you also applied using the Common Application. Please review the right-hand column for other options to submit your teacher evaluation.

1. Submit via the application for admission
2. Print a hard copy form for your teacher, high school counselor, or school official to submit
3. Electronically send the form to your teacher so your teacher can submit your evaluation online

Financial Information
The College Board Certification of Finances and the College Board International Student Financial Aid Application are required for admission and financial aid.  

Please open both documents below to print, complete, and send back to us through email, fax or mail:

1. International Financial Aid Application

2. International Certification of Finances

*The Common Application is a not-for-profit organization that serves students and member institutions by providing an admission application-online and in print-that students may submit to any of the more than 800 members. Membership is limited to colleges and universities that evaluate students using a holistic selection process.