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Park University’s classic American flagship campus is in the small town Parkville, just outside Kansas City, Missouri. The metropolitan area is home to more than 2 million people. You’ll enjoy world-class shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions as well as endless career opportunities.

At Park, you’ll be welcomed into a diverse community of learners from around the country and the world. International Student Services will help you navigate school, work and life in the U.S.

We proudly rank within the top ten most affordable private universities in the U.S. We can help make your education affordable through financial aid, including scholarships, grants and loans. 

Choose from 80-plus student-centered, career-focused associate, bachelor's and master’s programs. You’ll find small class sizes, individualized attention and dedicated professors who are committed to your success.

  • No. of undergraduate students: 8.502

  • International students: 6%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 911

  • Total Students: 9,413


Application Statistics

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 66.6%

Free tuition for foreign students

Scholarship for foreigners?

Application process

1. Completed online Park University application form. Please indicate your country of citizenship and country of residence, even if they are the same as the country of birth.
2. Non-refundable application fee of $75.00 paid as part of application form.
Application fee includes express I-20 mailing fee if admitted
3. Official or unofficial transcripts from your high school/college. Certified English translations of the transcripts should be provided for transcripts that are in a language other than English. A 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA is required for full admission.
4. Students must meet one of the following to meet the English requirement of Park University.
An official TOEFL score with a minimum iBT test score of 69, paper test score of 525 or computer test score of 196. (The TOEFL code for Park University is 6574.)
An official IELTS minimum score of 5.5.
An official ITEP minimum academic score of 3.7.
Successful completion of appropriate coursework in Park University’s Intensive English Program 

Please note, students who do not meet the minimum English score requirement or other exemption are eligible for admission through Park University’s Intensive English Program. No TOEFL or IELTS score is required for admission to the program.

5. An Affidavit of Support signed by you sponsor and supporting bank statement(s) in US Dollars showing the ability to finance one year of study. 
6. Color copy of your passport.
These documents may be emailed or mailed directly to Office of International Students

Application timeline

Standardized Test Requirements

1. Students who have a high school unweighted Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) are eligible for admission to Park University, regardless of ACT or SAT scores. ACT, SAT, or Park University assessment scores will be required for English and mathematics placement purposes.

2. For students not meeting the first criteria, qualification in at least two of the following are required:
2.0 grade point average unweighted (on a 4.0 scale),
and/or rank in upper 50 percent of class
and/or minimum ACT composite score of 20 or a combined SAT score of 940 prior to March 2016 (critical Reading and Math only) or SAT 1020 (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math Only)

SAT Percentiles

Sat scores

Cost of attendance

Tuition/Fees $9,576
Cost of Living $10,000
Books $1000
Health Insurance $928
Total (US Dollars) $21,452

Application Fee


Provides sim card to foreign students

Provides guidance to foreign students for housing


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