Thank you for taking the time to learn more about applying for admission to Muhlenberg College. We look forward to reading your application, learning about your interests and goals, and considering how Muhlenberg can help you achieve your full intellectual and personal potential.

How to Apply

We consider every application carefully, and within a “whole person” context. Every application is important, because every member of our community contributes to our special culture of diversity, curiosity, and connectedness.

International Student Application Checklist:

  • Common ­Application

  • Official translated ­transcript ­from secondary school

  • School report with a counselor recommendation

  • One­ teacher ­evaluation from a core academic subject

  • Results from one standardized test - We accept SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, and Duolingo English Test. You may submit results from more than one test. We will accept self-reported scores; please send copies of score reports with your application materials.

  • A copy of your passport photo page

  • International Student Certification of Finances form

  • Submit Application Materials: International students, school counselors, and school officials should submit application materials via email to international@muhlenberg.edu.

Admissions Deadlines:

Early Decision I - November 15, 2018

Early Decision II - February 1, 2019

Regular Decision - February 1, 2019

Early Decision:

If you are applying early decision, then you are required to submit the ED Supplement Form found on Common Application along with your other materials. If you would like to convert your Regular Decision application to Early Decision, please contact us at international@muhlenberg.edu or +1 484 664-3200. Please note that we evaluate the applications from both rounds of early decision in the same way, and there is no penalty for choosing to apply ED II rather than ED I.

Admissions Interviews:

We strongly encourage international applicants to interview so we can get to know you better. Our staff utilizes Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp, and WeChat to conduct interviews online. Interviews are also available in person when our staff is traveling in your area or during a campus visit. Interviews are required for transfer students and for students interested in applying to one of Muhlenberg’s cooperative programs. To arrange an interview, please contact international@muhlenberg.edu.

Scholarships and Financial Aid:

Merit Scholarship - Muhlenberg College is committed to enrolling a diverse and highly qualified student body. In that spirit, we offer a limited number of merit scholarships to the most accomplished international students. Please understand that this is a competitive process, so we must require your admissions application to be completed by the published deadline in order to consider you for a merit award. No additional documents are required.

If You Are Not Applying For Need-Based Financial Aid
- You must complete the International Student Certification of Finances form and submit it with your admissions application materials.

If You Wish To Be Considered For Need-Based Financial Aid
- Timing is crucial in the financial aid process, so please follow our instructions carefully:

Financial aid recipients will receive an award for their first academic year, which will be renewable for each of the following three years without submitting additional materials. Your award will be calculated based upon the documentation and information you provided with your admissions application. 


Mandi Haines

Director of International Recruitment

Traveling to and contact for: India, Japan, Southeast Asia, South Korea


Ashley Swengler

Assistant Director of Admissions and International Recruiting

Traveling to and contact for: China, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam


Please direct all other inquiries to:
International Admissions Office
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104, USA
+1 484-664-3200

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If you have any questions about the application requirements for international applicants, please contact international@muhlenberg.edu or +1 484-664-3212.