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Guest Student Enrolled in US Institution

You can apply as a guest student to Indiana State University if you are:

  • Currently enrolled at an institution within the United States
  • Making progress toward a degree at that institution
  • Approved by DSO at that institution


Applicants normally receive a response within 4-6 weeks of receiving all application materials, including:

  • Completed application
  • Application fee: $65.00 (U.S.) non-refundable.
  • Official transcripts issued in English (sent by issuing institution or examining body)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or ELS scores (unless exempt). Required Scores »
  • Copy of passport. If currently in the United States but not studying, a copy of the applicable visa must also be submitted.

Instructions follow. Please print this page for future reference.


  • Application for admission

    • Complete and submit the online application

    • Fill out the application form completely.

    • Use your name as it appears on your passport.

    • It is vital to use the same name on all correspondence to Indiana State. If you do not have a U.S. social security number, leave this item blank, and the University will assign you a University identification number.

    • Write your address as you would on an envelope to be mailed to yourself. Include your street and number (or post office box), city/US IP code, province/state/zone, postal code, and country.

    • When completing your address on your application, your permanent address must be your home country address, even if you are currently residing in the United States. Do not list the United States address of a friend or relative.

  • Instructions for how to navigate the application system:

    • Create a new account by providing name, email and password. If you have applied to Indiana State University before, log into the application system using your email address and password. Click on “My Workspace” and then click on “My Applications.” Click on “I would like to create a new application!"

    • App Wizard Step 1:

      • Are you applying as an undergrad? Answer "Yes"

      • Are you a citizen? Answer “No”

      • Are you a permanent resident? Answer “No”

    • App Wizard Step 2: You will see four options. Choose "Undergraduate Non-Degree Application" by clicking "Begin Application" button.

    • Fill in all required fields in the Personal I and Personal II sections.

    • Academic Interest: What is your level type? Answer "undergraduate".

    • What is your student type? Answer "Undergraduate Non-Degree".

    • How will you take courses? Answer "Nondegree/On campus".

    • For which semester are you applying?

    • Educational History: fill in all required fields and list each higher education institution you have attended.

    • Applicant Information: fill in all required fields.

  • Application fee: $65.00 (U.S.)
    The application fee is payable online by Visa, MasterCard, or check or international money order made payable to Indiana State University. Submit the application fee to the Office of Admissions, Indiana State University. Please note the application fee is non-refundable.

  • Official transcripts and credential evaluation
    For assistance in requesting transcripts from your previous institution(s), use the Transcript Request Form to send to your previous institution(s).

    Submit official or school certified copies of all academic records (transcripts) issued in English to:

    • Office of Admissions
      Indiana State University
      318 North Sixth Street
      Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
      United States of America