You are considered an international student for Admissions if you are not a U.S. citizen and need a non-immigrant visa to study and live in the United States (F, B, E, H, J, K, L, or M Visa).
If you have U.S. Legal Permanent Resident status ("Green Card"), have another legal immigrant status (Refugee, Asylee), or are recognized under the Jay Treaty you are considered a domestic U.S. student for Admissions.
For help completing the application, please download the Online Application Instructions for New International Applicants.
The spring 2022 application for international students is now closed. Our next intake periods are fall 2022 (June 15 application deadline) and spring 2023 (Nov 15, 2022 application deadline).
International Admission Types
You are eligible for full admission if you have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 70 or above, or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or above.
You are eligible for pathway admission if you have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score between 52-69, or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score between 5.0-5.5.
You are eligible for conditional admission if you have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) below 51, or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) below 5.0. Students with no language test score should also apply for conditional admission.
English Language Institute
The English Language Institute (ELI) serves non-native speakers of English who wish to improve their English language and academic skills in order to pursue academic goals at the University of Montana or another institution of higher learning.