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Requirements for International Students

  • Applicants educated in a foreign country are required to submit all foreign transcripts through the Credential Assembly Service (CAS). An international credential evaluation will be completed by the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers and incorporated into your CAS law school report.
  • You are required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score, unless you are from a country where English is the primary language or you hold a recent degree granted by a US university. If it is determined that you need to submit a TOEFL score, you must contact Educational Testing Service (ETS) and request that your TOEFL score be sent to LSAC. LSAC’s TOEFL code for JD CAS is 8395. The TOEFL score will be included in your CAS law school report.
Requirements for Resident Alien Students

If you are applying as a resident alien, you must include your resident alien number on your application for admission.

Requirements for Non-Resident Alien Students

Upon acceptance, international students with a non-resident alien status should contact Widener University’s International Student Services Office at [email protected] or 610-499-4498 to begin the visa process. Generally, to get the I-20 visa process started, the ISS office needs (1) copy of your passport, (2) proof of finances that covers the total cost of attendance, and (3) copy of your acceptance and scholarship letter.

For more information for accepted international students, please visit Widener University's (main campus) International Accepted Students page.

Contact Information

Admissions Office 
Phone: 717.541.3903
Fax: 717.541.3999
Email: [email protected]
Form:  Information Request

Widener Law Commonwealth
Admissions Office
3737 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110