The University welcomes admission inquiries from international students. International students should have complete admission applications on file three months before the beginning of the term (summer/fall/spring semester) in which they intend to enroll.

The international student must follow the following procedures:

  • Submit an Admissions Application with a $100.00 (US Funds) payment.   Application fee made payable to Kentucky State University in the form of a money order;
  • Verification of graduation from high school or secondary institution;
  • Official High School Transcripts/Certificate in English with translation certified;
  • Nigerian students must submit WASC;
  • Official SAT/ACT or TOEFL scores TOEFL scores (must be 525 or above);
  • “Demonstration, vie Declaration of Certification of Finance, that sufficient funds are available to finance the planned course of study without causing undue hardship on the student”
  • A statement from the bank, lending agency or sponsor that stipulates the amount of money on reserve for tuition, fees and living accommodations to matriculate in a four-year undergraduate program in the United States
  • A transcript evaluation form (with determined G.P.A.) from an accredited transcript evaluation agency in the United States

All international students are required to submit a $3,500.00 deposit (in U.S.dollars) in order for the I-20 to be issued. This deposit is placed into the student’s account and is available to the student for educational expenses only (i.e., tuition, books, and fees).

New York
World Educational Services Inc.
P.O. Box 745 Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745
Tel: 212-966-6311
Fax: 212-966-6395
Toll free: 800-937-3895
World Educational Services Inc.
P.O. Box 01-5060
Miami, FL 33101-5060
Tel: 305-358-6688
Fax: 305-358-4411
Toll free: 800-937-3899
World Educational Services Inc.
P.O. Box 11623
Chicago, IL 60611-0623
Tel: 312-222-0882
Toll free: 800-937-3898 E-mail:
Washington, DC
World Educational Services Inc.
P.O. Box 57206
Washington, DC 20037-7206
Tel: 202-331-2925
Fax: 202-331-2927
Toll free: 800-937-3897