Getting Started

Financial Aid Information

You will be expected to pay for the following:

Visit the Financial Aid website for more information.

Campus Scholarships, Woods Online Scholarships, Graduate Scholarships

Agreements with International Universities

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has agreements with several international schools, including:

There may be discounted tuition rates available, for both visiting and degree-seeking students. Please check with The Office of Admission, phone 1-800-926-SMWC, or email smwcadms@smwc.edu, for more information about these international agreements.

International Merit Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities ranging from $2,000-$10,000 yearly are available for full-time degree-seeking international students. They are based on high school GPAs for international freshman applicants and college GPAs for international transfer applicants:

                  

Scholarship Name 

Annual Amount Up To         

Minimum Transfer Requirements

 

Trustee Scholarship

$11,000 per year
(up to $44,000 total)

4.00 or greater GPA

 

President's Scholarship        

$9,000 per year
(up to $36,000 total)

3.50 to 3.99 GPA

 

Dean's Scholarship

$7,000 per year
(up to $28,000 total)

3.00 to 3.49 GPA

Admitted International Student Information

  1. Finalize travel arrangements
  2. Obtain health insurance
  3. Letter from the Campus Life Office (PDF)
  4. Academic calendar and important dates (PDF)
  5. Complete new student forms
    1. Health Form (PDF)
    2. Housing Form (PDF)
    3. Travel Form (PDF)
  6. Obtain your visa
  7. Contact us if you need anything

I-20 - Student Visa Information

For additional information about visa regulations, please see the U.S. Department of State visa information:http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html

International Student Orientation

When you arrive, an Orientation Team of domestic and international students (who are eager to meet you!) will do their best to make you feel at home at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Your first week here will be filled with activities designed to help you meet new people and get to know our campus and the local community. You will find The Woods a warm and friendly place where faculty, staff, and students work together to make our community friendly and welcoming for all.