Erivan K. Haub School of Business

Master of Science in Financial Services

Application Process for International Students

Application deadlines for international students differ from those for American citizens, and are as follows:

  • Fall Semester deadline: July 15
  • Spring Semester deadline: October 15
  • Summer Semester deadline: February 15

Saint Joseph's University Fall and Spring Semesters are 14 weeks. You may begin the MSFS Program during the Fall or Spring semester only.

A completed international application includes:

  1. Official Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  2. Two (2) letters of Recommendation
  3. Resume
  4. Application Fee: $35.00
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Official GMAT scores (test must be taken within the last 7 years)
  7. Official TOEFL scores (test must be taken within the last 2 years)
  8. Proof of ability to pay educational expenses from a bank and an affidavit of financial support.


Translated copies of college records, and scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) should be forwarded to the Office of Graduate Admissions. Completion of the ELS Language Center's English Level 112, including a favorable letter of recommendation from an ELS Administrator, is accepted in place of a TOEFL score of 80 or better; IELTS 6.5 or better.  Click here for more information about the ELS Center at Saint Joseph's University.