International Admissions

International Students: Join our family

Looking for the American college experience, as well as one that provides you with a respected university degree? Get to know our family. We are located in Philadelphia, a city rich in history, excitement, and opportunity. Learn in a supportive environment, where you can explore your potential and build your own success story.

International Requirements

  • Application for admission with $25 fee
  • Official transcript evaluation by World Education Services
  • (Course-by-course evaluation: High school and/or College)
  • Appropriate TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or SAT Test Scores (TOEFL: 213 on computer-based test; 550 on written test, 79-80 on Internet)
  • Copy of current visa and/or I-20 form
  • Statement of Support form (must also be notarized)
  • Proof of financial responsibility/capability (Bank statements, proof of sponsor income, etc., anything that complements the statement of support form)

Other Important Information

  • Holy Family University is SEVP certified to enroll students with the F1 visa status
  • Those in F-1 status must attend Holy Family full-time (F-1 status is a student visa: it's for "full-time study" and nothing else)
  • International students may not be eligible for certain programs and should contact the appropriate Admissions Office for more information
  • International applicants with other non-immigrant visa statuses that permit study should contact the appropriate Admission Office for information
  • Holy Family University offers academic scholarships to qualified undergraduate international students who meet required criteria