Admissions Requirements & Deadlines

Admission Requirements
  • High school diploma / GED or equivalency
  • Official Transcript
    An official transcript is required and must be sent in a sealed envelope directly by the attended high school or its equivalent from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education with a minimum Grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. In addition, students submitting international education credential must provide an official evaluation from any member of Association of International Credential Evaluators, INC (AICE), or current member of the National
    Association of Credental Evaluation Services (NACES) to validate equivalency with graduation from the high school and eligibility to enter university in the United States.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
    Students must provide proof of English language proficiency. However, applicants who are primarily educated from the EPR exempted countries are not required to submit proof of English Proficiency.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
    Must be academic/professional and written within the past year
  • 2-part Statement of Purpose –both 500 works or less:

    1. Academic/Professional Interest – Please explain what you intend to do with your degree, your reasons for pursuing the program, and your areas of interest within the program
    2. Change maker Contributions – What contributions will you make to change the world?

  • Photo Identification (copy of passport or government issued ID)
Application Deadlines

Domestic students may submit their Admissions Application to FXUA at any time on a rolling basis. Domestic students can join a semester through the end of the Add/Drop Period.

Admission Requirements
  • U.S. Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcript(s) and corresponding diploma/certificate
    The requirement for students admitted to the program leading to a graduate degree, certificate, or diploma shall include graduation from a bachelor’s degree program or its equivalent from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education with a minimum Grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Students submitting international education credentials must provide an official evaluation from any member of Association of International Credential Evaluators, INC(AICE), or current member of the National Association of Credental Evaluation Services (NACES) to validate equivalency with graduation from the undergraduate program and eligibility to admit in a graduate program in university in the United States. Alternatively, students who might have an undergraduate CGPA below 2.75, but who have previous graduate work at a college or university equivalent to at least 9 credits and a CGPA greater than 3.0 would also demonstrate sufficient CGPA.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
    Students must provide proof of English language proficiency. However, applicants who are primarily educated from the EPR exempted countries are not required to submit proof of English Proficiency.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
    Must be academic/professional and written within the past year
  • 2-part Statement of Purpose –both 500 works or less:

    1. Academic/Professional Interest – Please explain what you intend to do with your degree, your reasons for pursuing the program, and your areas of interest within the program
    2. Change maker Contributions – What contributions will you make to change the world?

  • Photo Identification (copy of passport or government issued ID)
Application Deadlines

Domestic students may submit their Admissions Application to FXUA at any time on a rolling basis. Domestic students can join a semester through the end of the Add/Drop Period.

Admission Requirements
Application Deadlines

English Language programs have different deadlines and offer admissions on a rolling basis. Please see the Academic Department of Language Studies website for further information.

Admission Requirements
Application Deadlines

Domestic students may submit their Admissions Application to FXUA at any time on a rolling basis. Domestic students can join a semester through the end of the Add/Drop Period.

Additional Admission Requirements for International Students

All international students must provide the additional following documents that show adequate funds to support tuition and other expenses for at-least one year of study.

If you are an international student planning to bring your spouse or child with you to the US, please submit the following documents in addition to the general requirements:

  • Copy of spouse’s passport
  • Copy of marriage certificate
  • Copy of child’s passport
  • Copy of child’s birth certificate

If you are transferring your SEVIS from a U.S institution to FXUA.

  • Copy of your F-1 student visa
  • Copy of your I-94
  • Copies of all previous I-20s
  • FXUA SEVIS Transfer Eligibility for that needs to be completed by current school
Application Deadlines

All application documents must be submitted in the correct format before the deadline. If an application is not completed within the deadline, the applicant will be deferred to the following semester.

Semester

Fall 2021

International Application Deadline

TBD

First Day of Classes

TBD

Minimum Age Requirement

Any student who is not at least 18 years of age and has not yet received a high school diploma (or its equivalent) from a recognized institution on or before the first day of the semester will not be permitted to enroll in a degree program with Fairfax University of America.

Any student who is not at least 18 years of age but who is a minimum of 16 and has received a high school diploma or its equivalent from a recognized institution must meet the following requirements before enrolling in a program with FXUA.

  • Must complete and submit the Parent/Guardian Minor Consent Form (available in the student’s application portal)
  • Live within commuting distance of FXUA (not to exceed 50 miles)
  • Agree to financially sponsor the student
  • Provide housing for the student while they are under the age of 18

FXUA has the right to request original documentation. Submission of fabricated or false documents will result in immediate dismissal of the application and will disqualify the individual from applying to FXUA in the future. Documents submitted for admissions purposes will not be returned to the applicant.

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