Please use your name as it appears on your passport on your application and all other
communication with TTUHSC School of Allied Health Sciences.
The following requirements should be followed carefully in order for an applicant
to be admitted to a bachelor's, master's or doctoral program in the School of Allied
Health Sciences. Applicants should also check the websites of the programs to which
they are applying to determine if the programs have any additional requirements.
Do not send international transcripts to the School of Allied Health Sciences. Transcripts
from schools outside the United States must be evaluated by a Foreign Credential Service.
The school requires course-by-course evaluations and will accept evaluated transcripts
and diploma information from the following services:
WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES
fax: (212) 739-6139
FOREIGN CREDENTIALS SERVICE OF AMERICA
Dr. William J. Paver, Director
1910 Justin Lane
Austin, TX 78757
phone: (512) 459-8428
fax: (512) 459-4565
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC CREDENTIAL EVALUATORS, INC.
P.O. Box 2465
Denton, TX 76202-2465
fax: (940) 382-4874
GLOBAL CREDENTIAL EVALUATORS, INC.
P.O. Box 9203
College Station, TX 77842
fax: (512) 528-9293
Web site: gceus.com
Information received from other authorities will have to be reviewed and may have
to be sent back through one of the above services at the discretion of the school.
For questions, contact the School of Allied Health Sciences at (806) 743-3220 and
ask for the Admissions Evaluator for the program you are applying to.
The official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores or official International
English Language Testing Service (IELTS) scores, when applicable. Minimum acceptable
scores for the TOEFL are 213 on the computer-based test, 79 on the internet-based
test, and 550 on the paper test. The minimum acceptable IELTS score is 6.5. This test
is waived only for graduates of U.S. universities or universities in countries in
which the native language is English. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s
institution code for the TOEFL is 6851.
Countries exempt from the English language proficiency requirement
|Canada (except the Province of Quebec)
|Commonwealth Caribbean Countries:
| The Bahamas
||St. Kitts and Nevis
| British Virgin Islands
| Cayman Islands
||Trinidad and Tobago
||Turks and Caicos Islands
|Republic of Ireland
|United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales)
Official TOEFL score reports or official IELTS results are required from all other
countries, unless the applicant has received a degree from an accredited college/university
in one of the above-listed countries.
If an applicant is accepted for admission by a program in the School of Allied Health
Sciences, the TTUHSC Registrar's Office will then determine if there is enough financial
information to issue an I-20. If there is adequate financial information, the I-20
will be issued by the Office of International Programs and mailed to the applicant.
If financial information is needed, it should be in the form of a bank statement converted
to U.S. currency. A statement of support from the sponsor must accompany the bank
statement. This statement should be sent to the TTUHSC Registrar's Office.