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Hello! Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County, where you will find the rigorous academics, friendly environment, and support you are looking for as an international student.

In order to apply to an international student, you will need to meet the following criteria: Strong academic achievements, comparable to other UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County applicants, especially in the areas of mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities and adequate financial resources for the academic program of study.

Application Process

To apply to UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County as an undergraduate international student, please complete the University of Wisconsin System Online Application.

Applications will be considered complete when UW-Platteville receives all of the admission-related documents from the applicant. The application deadline for the fall semester (September–December) is April 30, and the deadline for the spring semester (January-May) is November 1.

For review and decision purposes only, we will accept international academic records unofficially from you. If you receive an admission decision and choose to attend UW-Platteville, you will be expected to provide your final official transcripts. 

Submit academic records from all secondary and higher education institutions attended. Learn more about academic records and a detailed explanation of documents required based on your curriculum or country of study.

High School/Secondary Academic Records

Academic records must be in the original language along with a certified English translation.

  • All academic records should include the dates of attendance, level of study, list of subjects, school leaving marks (grades) earned, rank in class (when possible), and the grading system used.
  • Official records should include all exam or test results and certificates, diplomas or degrees earned. All of these requirements are mandatory and must be official documents.
  • Photocopies of official records are acceptable if an authorized university, government, or public official has certified them after the documents have been copied.

Transfer Credit (outside of the United States)

  • International students requesting transfer credit are required to submit an official One EarthWorld Education Services, or Educational Credential Evaluators course-by-course evaluation, completed at the student's request and at the student's expense.
  • Submit official transcripts for all high schools, colleges and universities attended or currently attending in the original language and an official English translation.
  • Submit detailed course descriptions in both the original language and English. This will allow us to review your courses for transfer credit. If acceptable course descriptions are not submitted, transfer credit will not be awarded.

Transfer Credit (within the United States)

English proficiency must be demonstrated by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), PTE, Duolingo, ACT, SAT or the GTEC. English proficiency exams are required for all international students whose native language is not English.

  • TOEFL iBT composite score of 61
    • UW-Platteville institution code for TOEFL is 1917
  • IELTS composite score of 5.5
  • Official PTE with a minimum score of 46
  • Official Duolingo with a minimum score of 95
  • Official ACT score with an English sub score of 18
  • Official SAT score with an Evidence-based Reading and Writing sub score of 480
  • GTEC score of 1100 (computer-based format)
  • iTEP composite score of 4.0

If you are transferring from an institution in the United States, you may be excused from the English proficiency exam if you have demonstrated competence in English through coursework and earned a grade of “B” or higher in English composition courses and speech courses.

If you are an enrolled student in the UW-Madison English as a Second Language Program or Wisconsin English as a Second Language Institute, you may also be able to waive the English proficiency requirements.

International students will need to submit additional documentation for immigration purposes. These items are not required at the time of admission, but will be required to have an I-20 issued. This may include but is not limited to:

Contact Information

Office of Admission

7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Monday-Friday
1300 Ullsvik Hall