International Recruitment at FHSU

Come join approximately 400 international students from over 25 countries working to complete high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Come discover over 60 undergraduate and 21 graduate degree programs or begin with our English as a Second Language (ESL) Institute  and matriculate directly into our programs with no additional language testing requirements. Learn more about FHSU through our international student viewbook.

ESL Institute 

Master your English skills in a friendly, safe, Midwestern university city environment.

  • Five intakes per year - January, March, June, August, and October
  • 8-week sessions using the CEFR system for language instruction (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1)
  • Direct matriculation into FHSU academic programs without additional language testing (TOEFL) or standardized undergraduate testing (ACT, SAT)
  • Small class size and individualized opportunities with master teachers
  • Estimated cost of attendance is under $20,000 per year.
  • 4 commuter flights per day from Denver International Airport, free limited local transportation (TigerTransport)
  • Strong international student community with supportive programming throughout the year
  • Inquiry Contact - Mehran Shahidi, Director
  • Application fee of $50 application fee (unless also applying for Graduate School)
  • Testimonials from current students by world region - coming soon!
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Undergraduate

Reach your potential in a friendly, safe, Midwestern university city with over 60 strong academic programs in four colleges - Arts & Sciences, Education & Technology, Health & Life Sciences, and Business & Leadership.

  • Three semesters per year - January, June, August
  • Rolling admissions - applications accepted throughout the year
  • 16-week semesters - over 60 academic major programs
  • English language proficiency requirements - TOEFL 500 (61 iBT), IELTS 5.5, or equivalent.
  • Small class size and individualized opportunities with master teachers
  • Estimated cost of attendance is under $20,000 per year.
  • 4 commuter flights per day from Denver International Airport, free limited local transportation (TigerTransport)
  • Strong international student community with supportive programming throughout the year
  • Inquiry Contact - Carol Solko-Olliff, Director of International Student Services
  • Application fee of $50 application fee (unless also applying for Graduate School)
  • Testimonials from current students by world region - coming soon!
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Graduate

Fifteen of 22 high-quality graduate programs are designed to serve international students on campus. With no doctoral program, greater attention and opportunities are available for master's students.

  • Three semesters per year - January, June, August
  • Rolling admissions - applications accepted throughout the year
  • 16-week semesters - 20 graduate programs, 15 on campus programs for graduate students
  • English language proficiency requirements - TOEFL 550 (79 iBT), IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.
  • Conditional graduate admission given based upon completion of FHSU ESL Institute.
  • Small class size and individualized opportunities with master teachers
  • Estimated cost of attendance is approximately $18,500 per year.
  • Competitive graduate assistantships  available with March 1 deadline.
  • International credentials evaluated on site - no external credential evaluation fees required.
  • 4 commuter flights per day from Denver International Airport, free limited local transportation (TigerTransport)
  • Strong international student community with supportive programming throughout the year
  • Inquiry Contact - Dr. Tim Crowley, Dean, Graduate School/Assistant Provost for Internationalization
  • Application fee of $50 application fee
  • Testimonials from current students by world region - coming soon!
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