Saint Anselm welcomes international students and appreciates the diversity and perspectives they bring. Students who are educated outside of the United States and students who are not Permanent Residents and/or citizens of the United States must follow a slightly different application process. Please review the information below. We encourage you to contact our Office of Admission if you have questions or need assistance.
Application and Deadline
All candidates for admission must submit a complete application by the established deadline to be considered for admission. Saint Anselm College accepts both the Common Application as well as our own institutional application. A non-refundable fee of $50 must accompany the application, unless a waiver is provided or requested.
- Official High School Transcript
- Official TOEFL or SAT scores
- One Letter of Recommendation from your School Counselor or Principal
- One Letter of Recommendation from your teacher
- International Student Certification of Finances (PDF)
- CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE - International (school code 3748 - for international students seeking financial assistance)
International applicants who wish to be considered for financial assistance must apply for Regular Decision. The Early Action option is only available for candidates who do not wish to be considered for Financial Assistance.
- Early Action - November 15
- Regular Decision - February 1
Please return all application materials to Saint Anselm College no later than February 1.
Transcripts in languages other than English must include official and certified English translations and authentic verifying statements and signatures. A United States Embassy or Consular official should attest to final verification.
SAT I or ACT is required, if you have attended an English speaking school for more than two years.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required if you have attended an English speaking school for less than two years or if the language of instruction in your school and the language spoken at home are other than English.
All SAT I, ACT, and/or TOEFL examinations taken through January of the senior year are acceptable. Tests taken after January are not acceptable since the results arrive too late to be included in the decision-making process. When registering to take the tests, you must request that College Board send your scores directly to Saint Anselm College. Our CEEB code number is 3748.
Financial Aid for Non-U.S. Citizens
Saint Anselm requires all international students seeking financial assistance to complete and submit the CSS Profile and the International Student Certificate of Finances. All documents must be signed by you and a parent or guardian supporting you. You must provide income verification from a banking authority, translated into English and converted into US dollars.
If you are not seeking financial assistance, you must complete and submit the Certificate of Finances. It must be signed by you and a parent or guardian supporting you. You must provide income verification from a banking authority, translated into English and converted into US dollars.
Please read all directions thoroughly and answer all applicable questions before submitting required documents. You may access the CSS Profile and Certificate of Finances form through the following links