ADMISSIONS/STUDY REQUIREMENTS


STUDY REQUIREMENTS

ASSOCIATE and BACHELOR ```  S  degrees:

High school
   

High school equivalency test

 

Six hours of earned college credit

 

 


MASTER degrees:

Baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above from an accredited/US recognized institution.


Transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities and verification of a completed bachelor's degree from an institution with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Transcripts are required from all degree-granting institutions, institutions where prerequisite courses were completed, and institutions attended outside the United States.

 


DOCTORAL degrees:

GPA (grade point average):

A minimum 3.25 GPA required in upper level undergraduate coursework and if master's degree earned a graduate GPA of at least 3.25

GRE (graduate record examination): Required

Applicant Statement / Letter of Intent:  Required

Letters of Recommendation:  Required, 2 Letters

Additional Requirements:  Resume or CV, writing sample, and request to be considered for Graduate Assistantship should be included in Applicant Statement

 


English Language Proficiency:

 

English language proficiency is required of all students whose native language is not English and who are taking degree courses at FUSTH. 

 

The following are the minimum scores required for undergraduate admission to the University:

 

-International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)                  5.5

https://www.ielts.org/en-us

 

 
-Cambridge English B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency                               162
https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams-and-tests/qualifications/

 

-TOEFL iBT test: Test on a computer at a test center (IBTOEFL)                          80

https://www.ets.org/toefl/test-takers/ibt/about.html

 

 

-TOEFL iBT ® Home Edition: Test on a computer at home                                        80   

https://www.ets.org/toefl/test-takers/ibt/about.html

 

 

-TOEFL iBT ® Paper Edition: Test in 2 sessions — Reading,                                    80      

Listening, and Writing on paper at a test center,

and Speaking on a computer at home

https://www.ets.org/toefl/test-takers/ibt/about.html

 

 

-Pearson Test of English                                                                                                      55

https://www.pearsonpte.com

 

 

-Michigan Language Assessment                                                                                  55

https://michiganassessment.org

 

 

-Duolingo                                                                                                                                 120

 

 

-London Metropolitan College International (LMCI)                                       180/6.5                            

 English Level 3 Certificate

www.londonmetint.ac.nz

 

 

-FUSTH Intensive English Studies  (IES)                                                                      8

If you need to improve your English skills before beginning your academic career in the United States, Florida, IES is the place for you.
IES is an English-language school for serious students who want to improve their English skills for academic purpose.
You will be given personalized instruction by highly qualified teachers.

 

 

-Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) standards

CEFR is an international standard for describing language ability with language proficiency on a six-point scale.

The six reference levels of CEFR are:
A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

CEFR was established by the Council of Europe between 1986 and 1989.
CEFR  is widely accepted as the European standard for grading an individual's language proficiency.
https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/home

 

 

THIS LIST IS NOT EXCLUSIVE BUT ONLY INDICATES THE MOST COMMONLY USED TESTS

All these scores are only considered as official, when they are sent directly to us from the testing agency.
After two years they are no longer valid.

Fur further questions, please refer to our FUSTH Registrar for further information:

garcia@fusth.university


LEGAL INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL STUDENTS

Florida University of Science and Theology educational programs based on the following  State of Florida Law:

 

Section 1005.06(1)(f), Florida Statute :

...The duration of all degree programs offered by our institution are consistent with the standards of "The Florida Department of Education, Commission For Independent Education".

 

Rule 6E- 2.004(4), Florida Administrative Code:

...The duration of all degree programs offered by the institution is consistent with the standards of the Commission for Independent Education as set forth in Rule 6E- 2.004(4), Florida Administrative Code.

 

https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ruleno.asp?id=6E-2.004&Section=0


Florida Statutes Title XLVIII. K-20 Education Code § 1005.04.

The State of Florida Statutes, Fair consumer practices:
Title XLVIII; K-20 EDUCATION CODE; Chapter 1005;

NONPUBLIC POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION:

 


1005.04 Fair consumer practices.
(1) Every institution that is under the jurisdiction of the commission or is exempt from the jurisdiction or purview of the commission pursuant to s. 1005.06(1)(c) or (f) and that either directly or indirectly solicits for enrollment any student shall:
(a) Disclose to each prospective student a statement of the purpose of such institution, its educational programs and curricula, a description of its physical facilities, its status regarding licensure, its fee schedule and policies regarding retaining student fees if a student withdraws, and a statement regarding the transferability of credits to and from other institutions.

The institution shall make the required disclosures in writing at least 1 week prior to enrollment or collection of any tuition from the prospective student.

The required disclosures may be made in the institution’s current catalog;
(b) Use a reliable method to assess, before accepting a student into a program, the student’s ability to complete successfully the course of study for which he or she has applied;
(c) Inform each student accurately about financial assistance and obligations for repayment of loans; describe any employment placement services provided and the limitations thereof; and refrain from promising or implying guaranteed placement, market availability, or salary amounts;
(d) Provide to prospective and enrolled students accurate information regarding the relationship of its programs to state licensure requirements for practicing related occupations and professions in Florida;
(e) Ensure that all advertisements are accurate and not misleading;
(f) Publish and follow an equitable prorated refund policy for all students, and follow both the federal refund guidelines for students receiving federal financial assistance and the minimum refund guidelines set by commission rule; (g) Follow the requirements of state and federal laws that require annual reporting with respect to crime statistics and physical plant safety and make those reports available to the public; and
(h) Publish and follow procedures for handling student complaints, disciplinary actions, and appeals.
(2) In addition, institutions that are required to be licensed by the commission shall disclose to prospective students that additional information regarding the institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission for Independent Education, Department of Education, Tallahassee.

 

This citation may not reflect the most recent version of  The State of Florida Statutes.

Please verify the status of the code here:

 

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=1000-1099/1005/Sections/1005.04.html

 

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as listed under 1005.04 "Fair consumer practices".
Please just ask.