2.5 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale (GPAs under 2.5 will be considered on a case-by-case basis)
Online Application Applications may be considered after the published deadline on a space available basis. Please note that late applicants may be required to submit a non-refundable confirmation deposit upon acceptance in order to secure a place in the program. Please contact us with questions about applying after the deadline.
Submit the following in your MyIESabroad account after your Online Application is processed:
Home School Authorization Your on-campus study abroad advisor can either complete the Home School Authorization electronically through IES Abroad’s PartnerPortal system, or by filling out the PDF form linked above. Consult your study abroad advisor to determine how they would prefer to complete your Home School Authorization.
Official Transcript(s) for each college/university you have attended since high school. If you have multiple transcripts, IES Abroad will average the GPAs for all colleges/universities you have attended and use that cumulative GPA when reviewing your application.
Screen Tools Personal Statement- Why are you interested in this program?
Screen Tools Original Story Idea- If you could create a TV drama, what would your story be? What would your characters be like?
Screen Tools Character Analysis- Dig deep into a character of well-known TV drama
All applicants for whom English is a second language are required to provide evidence of their proficiency in the English language. For undergraduate study:
IELTS (academic), total of 6.0, no band less than 5.5, OR
TOEFL (internet), total 80 with a writing score of 21, OR
TOEFL (paper), total of 550 with a TWE of 4.5
We also accept other English language tests as proof of English proficiency.
Passport & Visa Requirements:
A passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the end date of the program, with at least two blank pages is required. Visit travel.state.gov to locate U.S. passport agencies in your area.