In order to verify your current status in USA and to complete your admission profile, we require an enlarged, color copy of Permanent Resident Card (front and back) to clear you for admission and enrollment at Park University
The color copy of your permanent resident card should be emailed directly to Kimberly Connelly
and Lucas Brito
, or be mailed to the following address:
International Student Services
8700 NW River Park Dr PMB#3
Parkville, MO 64152
Fax: (816) 505-5443
Additional admission requirements depend on your location of study. Choose a location below for additional documentation.
Parkville Day Campus
English Proficiency Requirements
Students will be required to take the English as International Language (EIL) Placement Test before registration and enrollment at Park University. Test is not required IF you are a citizen of a country which has English as an official language.
To schedule an appointment for testing, please contact ISS Office at 816-584-6820.
Transfer of Credit from Foreign Credentials
Park University willingly accepts transfer of credit from Foreign Credentials. The transfer of credit is facilitated between the student and Park University by the ISS Office. We require an official transcript from the foreign institution, a translation if the transcript is in a language other than English, and a Foreign Credential Evaluation Report (FCE). See below for more detail.
Q: I have done some college coursework back in my country; can I have those credits transferred to Park University?
A: Yes, you may. To receive official transfer credit at Park University, all students submitting foreign transcripts must
have an official Foreign Credential Evaluation Report, completed by a recognized foreign credit evaluation company
prior to receiving any credit at Park.
Q: What documents are needed for official transfer of credit at Park?
A: It takes the following documents to receive transfer of credit:
• An official transcript
• An official translation (from foreign language to English if transcript is issued in another language)
• An official Foreign Credential Evaluation Report
• Course descriptions may be needed to receive credit for specific courses at Park.
Students are responsible for supplying the official foreign transcript(s) and often required documents in a timely
manner to the ISS office, and will bear sole responsibility for enrolling in "duplicate" classes that otherwise would
have been credited to the student as transferable from previous courses taken when the official evaluation is
Q: What is Foreign Credential Evaluation (FCE) Report?
A: A Foreign Credential Evaluation Report (FCE Report) is report completed by a recognized foreign credential
evaluation company in United States, which demonstrates how your education compares with U.S. university
undergraduate studies, including a course-by-course evaluation and a US GPA. A student must have earned an
equivalent US "C" or better for the course to be eligible for transfer to Park. All courses are transferred in as "TR"
and do not affect the Park GPA.
Q: I do not have a Foreign Credential Evaluation Report. What should I do?
A: Park University can facilitate the foreign credential evaluation report on behalf of the student. All Parkville Daytime
and Graduate School campus students will be charged prior to enrollment if they have not already submitted
their official transcript to a recognized foreign credential evaluation company prior to their first enrollment at
If you attend a campus center, you should
• contact ISS directly at 816-584-6834
• pay the $160 fee
Q: What is the fee when Park University does this?
A: The current fee charged for a foreign credential evaluation service is $160, which is shown on page 69 of the 2009-2010
Q: How long does the transfer credit process take?
A: In general, the evaluation of international transcripts can take four to six weeks.