Gateway to Service….. Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Check List Admission

  • Apply Online or Paper Application requires $25.00 for Undergraduate and professional studies or graduate application requires $50.00.
  • Provide Transcripts – High School Transcripts should present general point average (GPA) and completion date. Transfer students must request their international transcripts through WES – ICAP. United States university/college transcripts will be mailed directly to WAU Office of Admissions for undergraduate program. For School of Graduate Program and Professional Studies, you must mail it to SGPS address.
  • Letter of Admission Decision
  • Complete Financial Certification Form
  • Schedule a meeting or conference call with WAU DSO to submit Financial Certification Form
  • Pay confirmation fee $2,000
  • Request date of I-20 submission from your DSO– 60 days prior to first day of class (Date Submitted:____)
  • DSO will notify I-20 Approval SEVIS (Date Approved:_______)
  • Student will make an appointment with consulate/embassy (I-20 is required. Supplemental documents that are required will be outlined by the student’s Embassy/Consulate. Please refer to the USCIS website for the list of documentation required: )
  • Student will inform DSO about Visa Status via email – 30 days prior to first day of class
  • Announce arrival date to the campus via email
  • Speak with advisor and Register in classes – full time (12 credits for undergraduate and 6 hours for graduate program) Note: validated I-20, I-94 card and passport are required for verification purposes.
  • Schedule an appointment with DSO to activate I-20 status in SEVIS
  • 30 Days before next semester start, schedule a meeting with DSO to update status


School of Arts & Social Sciences 

The School of Arts & Social Sciences offers a curriculum focused on fostering the development of the skills essential to be successful in the global service economy of the 21st Century: writing, critical thinking, debate, analysis, and an understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity.

School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness

The School of Health Professions, Science & Wellness employs a philosophy that balances practical training and theory in approaching education for future health sciences professionals. We bridge the gap between concept and practice.

School of Graduate & Professional Studies (SGPS)

For more than 30 years, WAU has been a leader in providing career building undergraduate degree programs for working professionals. WAU has continued to expand those offerings by adding graduate programs. This provides undergraduate students the opportunity to transition into graduate programs and continue to enhance their skills and competitive marketability.