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We recommend all students apply to TTU online at

Don’t forget to choose the international undergraduate or international undergraduate transfer applications.

There is a $40 application fee which is required for all applicants.

We recommend students send copies of the following important documents:

Submit originals or certified copies of all marked sheets, transcripts, diplomas and certificates from high school (Secondary and prep school) or other academic institutions. Official translations must be provided when originals are not in English.

Students may also provide your Gaokao scores

Your high school GPA should be more than a 2.5 out 4 or 70%.

Copy of your passport

Copy of your personal or family bank statement

Copy of your medical forms and inoculations for Measles, Mumps, and Rubella, TB Skin test, and Chicken pox; A letter from your doctor with the dates for each will be sufficient (it will need to be translated into English).

Please Submit Proof English Language Proficiency. We will accept:

TOEFL- Test of English as a Foreign Language

500-paper-based (PBT)
173-computer-based (CBT)
61-Internet-based (IBT)

FLS International Intensive English Language Program

Level 7 (for Undergraduate)

IELTSInternational English Language Testing System


Pearson PTE



2 A grade (College or Junior College Level)

TOEIC- Test of English for International Communication


Michigan Test (MELAB)


Cambridge IGCSE or O Level English

Level O/A

Two Semesters or three quarters of college-level English composition from an accredited college or university

C grade or better




English 19
Math 19
Reading 19


Verbal 460
Math 460

Students interested in scholarships should submit a score of 600 or more. The Writing score is not used for admissions or scholarships at TTU.

SEPT (Sakae English Proficiency Test)


Any undergraduate Chinese student who completed coursework abroad is required to have the coursework evaluated by Education Perspectives ( we recommend a catalog match be requested. The Catalog will compare and recommend which courses match TTU’s catalog.

Please remember course descriptions must be supplied in English to the International Education Office