Ready to apply? We’re excited to learn more about you! See below for a list of steps and procedures as well as an overview of the admissions process from application to acceptance and registration!

How to Apply

Step 1 – Contact the admissions office

Get in touch with an American Scholar Representative to decide which school is most appropriate for your academic goals

Step 2 – Complete Part I of the Student Application

Complete and submit Part I of the ASG student application and all required supporting documents

Step 3 – Schedule an Interview

Schedule a student interview through your ASG representative or by contacting the ASG Admissions office at

Step 4 – Receive Admissions Decision

If Student is Accepted

Step 1 – Student receives admissions package 

      • Acceptance letter 
      • Scholarship Letter (If Applicable)
      • Student Program Invoice 
      • Part II of the ASG Application (Part II is due before student arrival)

Step 2 – Notify ASG of enrollment decision

Student notifies ASG of enrollment decision and submits deposit within 10 days

Step 3 – Student Deposit and 1-20 Scan

Upon receipt of the student deposit, student I-20 is scanned and sent by first-class mail in a welcome package with relevant school and program information

Step 4 – Schedule Interview for F-1 Student Visa

Schedule an interview with the local American Embassy to obtain an F-1 student visa and notify ASG about your visa interview dates

Step 5 – Pay Tuition

If F-1 student visa interview is successful, full balance of tuition and program fees are due

Step 6 – Complete Part II of the Student Application

Submit Part II of ASG Application and all medical examination & immunization forms

Step 7 – Book your flights to Pittsburgh International Airport

Book flights to Pittsburgh International Airport and submit transportation request form (Contact your ASG Representative)

Step 8 – Orientation

Arrive for student orientation and start school!

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