Transfer & International Requirements

Transfer & International Requirements

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International Applicants

Sattler College welcomes applications from international students. The admission requirements for international students include all the requirements for U.S. citizens (see above) as well as the additional requirements listed in this section. The additional requirements are explained below.

Following is a list of steps for international student applicants:

  1. Complete the three steps for all applicants (submit an online application, request supporting materials, and complete an admissions interview).
  2. Request official evaluation of foreign high school or university transcripts.
  3. Submit English language proficiency scores from TOEFL iBT, IELTS, PTE Academic, or Duolingo English Test (see below for minimum scores)
  4. Submit financial documentation. (Affidavit of financial support and bank statement).
  5. Submit a copy of your passport (the page containing your picture).

Once you’re accepted:

  1. Pay your Sattler confirmation deposit.
  2. Request express mailing for your I-20 and admission letter.
  3. Pay the SEVIS fee.
  4. Apply for a student visa (F1) and schedule your visa interview.
  5. When you are issued a student visa, make your travel arrangements.

English Language Requirement

If English was not an official language in your home country and if you have studied at an institution where English is not the primary language of instruction we require you to demonstrate a current level of English proficiency by achieving the required minimum scores on one of the following tests:

  1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT: 74+
  2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.5+ and a score of at least “high advanced” on the writing proficiency portion of the test
  3. Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 50+
  4. Duolingo English Test: 110

If you are from a country where English is an official language or have studied extensively at an institution in which English was the primary language of instruction, no additional proof of English proficiency is required for admission evaluation.

Document Evaluation

In order for us to evaluate your application to Sattler College, we need to have your transcripts and/or diplomas verified by one of the following evaluation companies. You cannot be admitted to the College if we do not receive verification of your documents. Evaluation reports can be sent to Sattler College by the following means:

Emailed to:
Mailed to the following address:
Sattler College Admissions Office
100 Cambridge St Suite 1701
Boston, MA 02114

Going through this process will be valuable for future graduate school applications as well as for employment opportunities.

SpanTran (Preferred)

SpanTran has created a custom application for Sattler College that will make sure you select the right kind of evaluation at a discounted rate. 

How to submit document evaluations through SpanTran:

  1. Click here to create an account. 
  2. Follow the prompts to submit your documents for review.
  3. Pay the fee to complete your submission.
ECE (Education Credential Evaluators)

How to submit document evaluations through ECE:

  1. Click here to create an account.
  2. Create an account. 
  3. Follow the instructions from ECE to submit your documents for review. Please order a General Report with Grade Average. If you want to transfer college credits to Sattler, you must submit a Course-by-Course evaluation.
  4. Pay the fee to complete your submission. 

To see what documents are required from your country, please click here.

WES (World Education Services)

How to submit document evaluations through WES:

  1. Click here to create an account. 
  2. Click “Get an evaluation” and follow the steps to create an account.
  3. Follow the instructions from WES to submit your documents for review. Please order a document-by-document evaluation.
  4. Add “Sattler College” as a recipient.
  5. Pay the fee to complete your submission.

Transfer Students

Application steps for transfer students

Sattler College admits transfer students for both the fall and spring semesters. Transfer students must meet the eligibility requirements for admission consideration set forth in the Admission Criteria and must follow the admission processes above. Additionally, transfer students must request their current or previous college to send official transcripts to

Because of Sattler College’s unique academic and discipleship emphases, only a limited number of college credits earned at other institutions may be transferred into an incoming student’s Sattler degree program, subject to the regulations below. Sattler grants credit for work done at another college or university on an individual basis after careful evaluation.

An applicant seeking to transfer credits to Sattler is responsible to ensure that transcripts of all previous college-level work are sent directly to Sattler from the institution. Transcripts are not accepted from students. Once accepted, Sattler will evaluate the student’s transcripts for possible transfer credits. Transfer credits are accepted on a provisional basis; they do not become a part of the student’s permanent record at Sattler until the student has successfully completed one semester of resident study leading toward a degree from Sattler.

Upon completion of the credit review process, students will be notified of the decision by the Registrar. A student wishing to challenge course credits deemed ineligible for credit must file a written appeal with the registrar, who will bring the matter to the attention of the Faculty Academic Committee. Within 10 business days of receipt of the appeal, the chair of the Faculty Academic Committee will notify the student of the Faculty Academic Committee’s decision, which is final and unappealable.