Frequently Asked Questions

Once the International Admissions office has received all required documentation including transcripts, test scores, certificates, or evaluations, then the following processing timelines apply.  Business days do not include weekends, national holidays, or periods where the university is closed for breaks. 

Undergraduate Applications: 5 to 8 business days

Graduate Applications: 2 to 3 weeks

ESL Applications: 4 to 6 days

Yes. Transfer applicants should have a cumulative grade point average of a 2.0 or higher. If you have passed fewer than 24 semester hours, you must also meet freshman admission requirements.

AUM may offer you conditional admission if you are an international student who requires English language instruction before you can begin your studies at the university level. If you are conditionally admitted, you will attend AUM’s ESL Program to study English. After you complete an undergraduate application, please send us an e-mail request . Students requesting conditional admission must meet all of the university's international undergraduate admission requirements except the English proficiency requirement. AUM does not offer conditional admission for any graduate programs. 

If you are an undergraduate student that scores a 5.0 on the IELTS test or a 57-60 on the internet-based TOEFL, you may be eligible for the International Pathways (IP) program.   A student admitted into the IP program will enroll in a combination of academic and ESL classes through AUM’s ESL program.  Students requesting admission to the IP program must fill out an undergraduate application and meet all of the university's international undergraduate admission requirements except the English proficiency requirement.

Please contact the Office of Global Initiatives to receive a copy of“Transfer Eligibility Form”. Your current university must complete the form and email the form to global@aum.edu .

An international student applying for an F-1 student visa at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad will need to present the following:

  • I-20 Certificate of Eligibility Form provided by Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Admission Letter provided by Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Financial support documents (bank statements, sponsor letters, or scholarship letters)
  • A valid passport
  • Form DS-160 “Nonimmigrant Visa Application” available at your local US Embassy or Consulate's website. http://www.usembassy.gov/
  • Two photos (see requirements here)
  • Machine Readable Visa, currently $160 USD
  • Receipt for payment of $200 SEVIS Fee