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International Procedures

On Campus International New Student Checklist & Admission Procedures

We look forward to working with you at EOU! Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or immigrants will be considered for admission as international students. Use this checklist as a tool to help keep organized as you complete and submit the important documents needed for the next steps in your admission process.

> Download and print a copy of the international checklist for your records.

> If you are enrolling in our online programs, please go to www.eou.edu/online/checklist.

Action items to complete:

Completed and signed application

Use your full legal name. List any former or maiden names, if applicable. The application is available to print or to complete online.

$90 application fee is submitted, effective July 1, 2013.

Official transcripts from previous school(s)

Transcripts from non-U.S. schools must be sent to World Education Services for evaluation. See www.wes.org for details.

  • Freshmen: must include an official high school transcript and verification of diploma.
  • Transfer: must include official transcripts from all colleges, universities and professional schools attended.
  • Transcripts must show all grades/marks earned along with credits/hours earned.

Affidavit of Support and Financial documentation

Students must submit an official copy of personal or parent/sponsor bank statement for the listed amount on the Affidavit of Support. 

See our estimated Cost of Attending table for more information.

Photocopy of current passport

Official copy of English testing score report *

If English is not your native language, proof of proficiency is required. Contact TOEFL to order official scores and use EOU’s school code: 4300.

  • TOEFL (paper based): 500 overall
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): Minimum overall score of 61
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 5
  • Level 112: Completed at an English language school

* Interview

The International Programs Office may invite you to participate in a verbal interview to assess your English comprehension and communication skills. Interviews will be arranged through a Skype video call or via telephone if video conferencing services are not available.

In order to be considered for admission, please mail the above items to:

Office of Admissions
Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd.
La Grande, OR 97850
U.S.A.

E-mail: international@eou.edu
Phone: 800-452-8639

Other important items

Turn in your immunization verification

Complete your Immunization Form and fax to 541-962-3418 or mail to the Office of Admissions at the address above.  According to Oregon law (OAR 333-050-0130), international students who are attending EOU pursuant to a non-immigrant visa must provide official documentation of measles vaccination prior to attending classes. If your first dose of measles vaccine was received less than 30 days prior to attendance, you will have until the beginning of the second term to receive and provide documentation of your second dose.

Apply for on-campus housing

For answers about housing, please visit the Residence Life website, e-mail reslife@eou.edu, or call toll free 800-452-8639 ext. 7 or 541-962-3553.

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More information

For additional information regarding our admission policies and procedures, please contact Michelle Hines at 800-452-8639 or e-mail international@eou.edu.


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Eastern Oregon University
One University Boulevard
La Grande, OR 97850
Phone: 541-962-3672
Toll Free: 800-452-8639