Application Requirements

When applying for admission to JWU as an exchange student, you must prepare the following documents:

  • A copy of the picture page of your passport
  • A completed Exchange Student Application Form (142K PDF)
    This form must contain a complete itinerary of your intended length of stay at JWU, as approved by your university in conjunction with JWU’s international office.
  • An original (not scanned) bank statement
  • Academic transcript from your university
  • TOEFL or IELTS score (unless a native speaker of English or enrolled in an academic program conducted in English)
  • Resume or curriculum vitae

Web-based statements must have a bank stamp of verification. The bank balance should more than cover the cost of your room, board, textbooks, health insurance, airfare, etc. The amount should be for at least $6500 USD per three month term that you are staying. If the cost of room and board is included in your exchange program, your bank letter must be for $3500 per three month term. If you are unsure of the financial arrangements for your program, contact your advisor.

All application documents must be mailed to the following address:

International Center
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903

Once you’ve been accepted, we will email you an Accepted Student Information Guide, which will include your letter of invitation, DS-2019, SEVIS fee and additional information that you will need before you enter the US.

Before leaving your country, go through our Pre-Arrival Checklist step-by-step to ensure that you’ve completed all requirements.