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Exchange Student Process

Things you need:

Letter of Nomination: Please have your home institution send a letter of nomination to Dr. Mark Davis ( The letter should contain your full name, the name of your home institution, the name of the individual nominating you, what you plan to study, and how long you plan to study at UWA (one semester or one academic year).

Unofficial Transcripts: Please send unofficial transcripts of course work from your home institution.

Application: You can fill out an application here.

Proficiency Test Score (if applicable): We accept seven different types of international recognized standardized tests for proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC*, Cambridge, GTEC-CBT (Japan), PTE and ISE. Official test reports need to be mailed to UWA. *TOEIC is only available under prearranged agreements. Please click here for our Proficiency Policies: Proficiency Policies. Check the policies to see if you may waive from this requirement.

Copy of Passport: The passport must be valid with an expiration date of no less than 6 months from the start date of the term. We accept an uploaded PDF copy.

Bank Statements: The estimated total expense for the current school year is may be found here: Estimated Costs. We require recent bank statements (issued within 6 months prior to enrollment) to verify the financial support of the applicant. We accept uploaded PDF copies.

UWA Financial Aid Statement Form: Download the UWA Financial Statement Form. It must be completed by your sponsor, indicating his/her willingness to finance your education. We accept an uploaded PDF copy.

UWA Medical History and Immunization Form: Please complete the medical history and immunization form

-All students must submit completed forms and supporting documentation when applying

-Please review the following website for complete information regarding the required immunizations:

Application Document Submission Deadlines

Fall Semester: Nominations by April 19. All required documents received by July 1.

Spring Semester: Nominations by October 15. All required documents received by November 30.

Summer Term: Nominations by January 31. All required documents received by March 31.


1. Letter of Nomination____

2. Unofficial Transcripts____

3. Application submission____

4. English Proficiency Test (if applicable)____

5. Copy of Passport____

6. Bank Statement____

7. UWA Financial Statement Form____

8. Medical History Form____ (follow the instructions on the website for Medical History Form submission instructions).

Email Dr. Mark Davis with questions:


Once you have all the required items, please email your scanned documents (Unofficial Transcripts, English Proficiency Score (if applicable), Copy of Passport, Bank Statements, & UWA Financial Aid Statement Form) to:

Dr. Mark Davis