Admission Requirements - International Students

International Students: International Students seeking an F-1 visa are only eligible to apply for the On Campus International Marketing specialization.

Application Process for International Students

Application deadlines for international students differ from those for American citizens, and are as follows:

  • Fall Semester deadline: June 15
  • Spring Semester deadline: October 15
  • Summer Semester deadline: February 15

You may begin the MS Program in Marketing in the fall or spring semester.

completed international application includes:

  1. Official Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  2. Two (2) letters of Recommendation
  3. Resume
  4. Application Fee: $35.00
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Official GMAT or GRE scores (test must be taken within the last 7 years)
  • The GMAT exam requirement can be waived under certain circumstances, such as High academic achievement, Professional certifications, Progressive work experience,
    Completion of Masters or terminal degree.

Contact us to find out if you qualify for a GMAT Waiver at:

  1. Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (test must be taken within the last 2 years)
  2. Proof of ability to pay educational expenses from a bank and an affidavit of financial support.
  3. An official course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate and graduate education
    The course by course undergraduate and graduate transcript evaluation must be performed by a NACES approved international credential evaluation service such WES ( or ECE (www.ece.orgOR applicants may submit original transcripts along with the English translation to be evaluated by the Graduate Operations office of Saint Joseph's University.

Transcripts, WES evaluations, and language test scores should be forwarded to the Graduate Business Office:

Graduate Business
Saint Joseph’s University
5600 City Avenue, MV 280
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Official test score reports must be sent directly to Saint Joseph's University. Our codes are as follows:
TOEFL & GRE Code: 2801
GMAT Code MS International Marketing: WL8-WS-71

Applicants should take note that the minimum language scores are as follows:

  • 80 on the TOEFL IBT
  • 550 on the written TOEFL
  • 6.5 Overall on the IELTS
  • 60 on the PTE
  • Completion of the ELS Language Center's English Level 112, including a favorable letter of recommendation from an ELS Administrator, is accepted in place of a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score. Click here for more information about the ELS Center at Saint Joseph's University.

If you have additional questions, please contact or 610-660-1690