All of the paperwork will be worth it. 

As both an international and a transfer student, you’ll be required to provide us with a number of forms and applications. Rest assured, once you set foot on Notre Dame’s campus for your first day of classes, you’ll realize your hard work was well worth it. 

For more information about the international student experience, click here. For deadlines and application requirements, read on. 

In addition to submitting a complete transfer application, international students must upload the following to their applicant status portal: 

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), which must be taken if your native language is not English. The TOEFL is not required if you have a 650 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing portion of the SAT or an ACT English subscore of 26 or higher.
  • A copy of the biographical and validity pages of your passport
  • For the spring term: a completed 2018-2019 Certification of Finances form
  • For the fall term: a completed 2019-2020 Certification of Finances form