International Students

Consider Hilbert College!

As an international student, we invite you to become a part of our close-knit community with outstanding academic programs and a welcoming learning environment.

Hilbert College is located in Hamburg, New York and is about a 15 minute drive from downtown Buffalo and the Peace Bridge, which connects Buffalo to Ontario, Canada. The Buffalo International Airport is about 17 miles away from campus.

Our 60-acre campus is located in a very safe suburban community. Hilbert currently has housing available for approximately 300 undergraduate students.

To become a Hilbert student, you must have a command of the English language as classes at the College are conducted in English and your assignments, papers, and tests must be written in acceptable English.

 

Admission Checklist

STEP 1 DEMONSTRATE YOUR INTEREST – REQUEST INFORMATION

STEP 2 - APPLY FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS

STEP 3 SUBMIT APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

Required application documents:

  • In order to be considered for admission, results of a recent TOEFL exam should be submitted to Hilbert College; a minimum score of 500 (PBT) or 70 (IBT) is required. A 5.4 of the IELTS is also acceptable.

  • We need all official high school/secondary school transcripts and academic records verifying successful completion of secondary education. If you have not yet graduated at the time of application, please send your most current official transcripts. All international applicants must submit final official high school transcripts. Students with a high school degree but no university credit will be considered as a freshman and students with some university coursework will be considered transfer students. You must also submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities (post-secondary institutions) that you attend(ed). If you are interested in transferring previous course credit from a foreign university to Hilbert, we will need course descriptions or syllabi (in English) in order to evaluate your credit. Transcripts without course descriptions or syllabi are acceptable for admission purposes but will not be evaluated for possible transfer credit. 

  • All international documents must be accompanied by official English translations if the originals are in another language and all documents must be original in order to be considered official. Faxes or photocopies are not acceptable unless certified by a Ministry of Education, school, or US embassy official and will be evaluated on a case by case basis.  Transcripts that are emailed cannot be considered as official.

    We also encourage and accept evaluations by:

     

World Education Services

www.wes.org

International Academic Credential Evaluators, Inc.

www.iacei.net

Josef Silny and Associates

www.jsilny.com

**Please note, documents in English from Canadian high schools, colleges, and universities are exempt.

 

STEP 4 - I-20 PAPERWORK and APPLICATION

Proper paperwork for study in the USA is required. The paperwork necessary to apply for a student visa can be found by using the link above. Please print out the forms, fill out the information requested and attach any supporting documents required. 

STEP 5 VISIT CAMPUS or TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR

STEP 6EXPLORE SCHOLARSHIPS and INSTITUTIONAL GRANTS

Many of Hilbert College’s scholarships and institutional grants may be awarded to both domestic and international students.

All domestic and international students share the same undergraduate costs.   Information regarding undergraduate costs can be found here.



Upcoming International Online Events

We invite you to join our CollegeWeekLive chat sessions to answer any questions you may have.

International Students Day – Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Asian Students Day – Wednesday, March 11, 2015

More info at: http://international.collegeweeklive.com/hilbert

 

If you have questions please contact:

 

Erin Edwards
Admissions Counselor
(716) 926-8886
eedwards@hilbert.edu

Evaluates applications and maintains contact with all international students.