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SUBJECT: 400s: Academic Affairs EFFECTIVE: January 17, 2013
Section: 402.9 Admission Policies - New International Students

  1. The institutions are encouraged and authorized to admit applicants from foreign nations. The admission of international applicants is advantageous to the establishment of a well-rounded, cosmopolitan atmosphere on the campus that gives each student the opportunity to understand more fully the various world cultures with whom we come in contact.

  2. For international students who have not previously attended one or more postsecondary institutions in the United States, the admission processes at each institution must consider English language ability, academic records, and financial resources.

  3. All transcripts, including high school or postsecondary transcripts for institutions not located in the U.S., must be submitted for evaluation to the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) International Evaluation Services or member organizations of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credit Evaluators (AICE) if evaluation cannot be provided by admission staff trained for the country in question.

  4. An applicant whose native language is not English is required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language according to a process established by the institution and approved by the chancellor.

  5. Institutions should require actual documentation that funds exist at least for the student's first year of study and that, barring unforeseen circumstances, adequate funding will be available from the same or equally dependable sources for subsequent years.

  6. It is a policy of the North Dakota University System and the institutions in the system to comply with all Federal immigration reporting requirements in a timely and complete manner.

  7. The use of agents paid on a commission or per student basis to recruit students is prohibited.

  8. International students who have previously attended one or more postsecondary institutions are governed by Policy 402.4 - Admission Policy - Transfer Applicants.

History:
New Policy. SBHE Minutes, June 26-27, 1985, page 5381.
Amendment. SBHE Minutes, February 21-22, 2002.
Amendment. SBHE Minutes, January 17, 2013.
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