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 U.S Equivalency 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
FOREIGN CREDENTIALING COMMISSION ON PHYSICAL THERAPY, INC.
124 West St. South, 3rd Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314-2825
phone: (703) 684-8406
fax: (703) 684-8715
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.
TOEFL can also be waived based on SAT and ACT scores, at the Schools discretion.
TOEFL can also be waived if they took 4 consecutive long semesters of credit-bearing/non-development/non-ESL courses at an accredited post-secondary school in the US.
Additional Required Information
Applicants are required to submit the following in addition to their TTUHSC SOAHS online application: current passport biographical page, bank statement converted to U.S. currency, and a financial statement (if you have a sponsor).
F-1 Visa Applicants
- Our Physician Assistant Studies program is not approved to admit F-1 visa students at this time.
- Our Doctor of Physical Therapy program on the Odessa campus is not approved to admit F-1 visa students at this time.
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.