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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 to achieve your full intellectual and personal potential.

To apply for admission to the college, international applicants must submit the following information by February 15:

  • Common Application
  • A $50 application fee, paid online through the Common Application website
  • Translated official high school transcripts and mid-year grades submitted by a school counselor or school official (if you’ve yet to complete high school)
  • One letter of recommendation from your school counselor
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher in a core academic subject
  • Proof of English language proficiency in the form of a TOEFL (IBT 80), IELTS (6.5) or SAT Verbal exam.
  • A copy of your passport photo page

Admissions interviews are highly recommended for all applicants; they are required if you are planning to apply to one of Muhlenberg’s cooperative programs.  Interviews can be arranged via Skype or in person.   To arrange an interview, please contact international@muhlenberg.edu.

Muhlenberg College Reporting Codes

SAT:         2424
ACT:         3640
TOEFL:    2424
IELTS:       6.5


Early Decision

International applicants are encouraged to apply for Early Decision to Muhlenberg College.  To be considered as an Early Decision candidate, the deadline for submitting all admissions materials is February 15. Early Decision applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so the earlier you apply, the sooner you will get your decision. Admissions will be sent to Early Decision applicants between December 1 and late February.

If you choose to apply through this review process, be sure to select Early Decision  as the preferred admission plan in the Muhlenberg specific questions on your Common Application.

Regular Decision

Candidates must complete and submit the Common Application and all required admissions documents by March 1.  Be sure to select Regular Decision as the preferred admission plan in the Muhlenberg specific questions.  Admissions decisions will be sent to Regular Decision applicants between mid-March and April 1.


While the SAT and ACT exams are not mandatory for admission to Muhlenberg, they are required to be eligible for a merit scholarship.  An admissions interview is highly recommended.

Scholarships are provided to qualified applicants at the same time their admissions decision is given.

Proof of Funding

International applicants are mandated by the United States government to prove their ability to meet their financial obligations for one year of attendance at Muhlenberg College.  Please complete and submit the Certification of Finances in order to receive an I-20.

Admission documents submitted by international applicants can be submitted electronically by email.  However, in order to secure an I-20, all original documents must be mailed to the college at the following address:


Office of Admissions
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104

Telephone: +1 484-664-3212
Fax: +1 484-664-3032

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