International Transfer

International Transfer Applicant

Transferring to a new school can be a daunting experience. We support students to make the transition easy.

Our local transfer equivalency guides outline how your previous coursework applies to coursework at our campus. We specialize in foreign credential evaluations to make the most of the credits you’ve earned at home. 

Take the next step in this new chapter of your life by exploring our requirements below.

Requirements & Application
(ESL included, if necessary) 

Required documents:

  • APPLY ONLINE 
  • Secondary/High School Transcript and Diploma (with notarized English translation)
  • National Exam Scores, if applicable
  • Post-secondary Academic Transcript, if applicable (with notarized English translation)
  • Copy of Passport Photo Page
  • International Student Agreement 
  • Affidavit of Support - signed your financial sponsor
  • Official Recent Bank Statement of Sponsor
    • Bank statement must be dated within 3-4 months of the planned semester start date
    • Final balance on the bank statement should document the financial capability of your sponsor to cover at least one academic year of estimated expenses
    • Bank statement should document the currency of the account

Not required, but taken into consideration if submitted:

  • SAT/ACT Scores
  • TOEFL/IELTS Scores

Additional Documents Required of Transfer Students:

  • Original transcripts from all previous ESL and undergraduate courses
  • Copy of Current Visa
  • Immigration Transfer Request Form
  • For students who wish to transfer academic credits from another post-secondary institution:
    • Program Description - detailed description of your program of study, documenting required courses for program completion
    • Course Descriptions/Syllabus - detailed course descriptions in English for all of the courses that you wish to be considered for transfers

Please note: All of the above documents may be scanned and emailed as an attachment to international@laroche.edu, faxed to 412-536-1188 or mailed to: 

Office of International Admissions 
La Roche University
9000 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237 USA