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International Student Requirements

No exemptions will be made for required prerequisite coursework regardless of degrees or certification received outside the U.S. or Canada, prior experience, work background, or education.

Applicants with foreign undergraduate, graduate or advanced degrees who would like to apply to Case Western Reserve University's Master of Science in Anesthesia Program must meet all Program requirements and academic criteria. In addition, international students must submit:

  • An Education Credential Evaluation and Authentication Report for foreign transcripts demonstrating equivalency to a Bachelor's degree received at a U.S. or Canadian college or university.
  • TOEFL or IELTS - International students whose first language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and earning a minimum score of 577 if paper-based, or 90 if Internet-based. The TOEFL is valid for two years after the test date. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is also accepted. The minimum acceptable score is 7.0.

International Student FAQs

In order to be considered for our Program you must: 1) take the MCAT; 2) complete all prerequisite coursework at a U.S. or Canadian college or university; and 3) submit an Education Credential Evaluation and Authentication Report for foreign transcripts demonstrating equivalency to a Bachelor's degree received at a U.S. or Canadian college or university.

Case Western Reserve University has an office of International Student Services that can help coordinate much of the documentation necessary to enroll in our Program.

The Office of International Student Services' website has detailed information regarding these important documents.

It is your responsibility to notify our Program immediately if you have a change in your status.

No. The Office of Financial Aid awards funds that are restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States.