VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY - [VIU], FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA - ADMISSION

Fairfax, VirginiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1998Established Year
  632Enrollment

Virginia International University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 24th 2019By -  Arushi Anand

Virginia International University is a moderately competitive University. With an acceptance rate of about 40%, applicants have a fair chance of enrollment. The university accepts more students into its graduate and certificate programs.

  • All the academic programs are offered online and on-campus for the students.
  • The major fields of study are Business, Education, English Language Studies, Computer Science and Public and International Affairs.
  • International Students are recommended to start early for the admission process

Virginia International University, Fairfax Admissions Highlights

Application PortalOfficial Website
Application Fee (non-refundable)100 USD(International),
20 USD (Domestic)
Acceptance rate40%
Average SAT score1420
Average ACT score22
Mode of PaymentVisa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express
Academic CalendarSeason-based
Intake SeasonsSummer and Fall
Work ExperienceRecommended for some programs
Financial AidScholarships, Grants, Loans

Virginia International Admission Deadlines

Students must observe the following deadlines for admission:

Semester/TermDate 
Summer IIMay 27, 2019
Fall 2019July 26, 2019

Virginia International University International Student Admission

International students are welcomed by Virginia International University as it seeks to educate students from all over the world. Students must fulfil additional requirements.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • The application form is available online. It must be filled carefully before submission.
  • A non-refundable fee must be paid.
  • High School transcripts and other valid and original documents
  • English Proficiency test scores
  • Bank Statements: A Statement of Financial Support(Non-US sponsors) or I-134 Form(for US sponsors)
  • Copy of Passport

English Proficiency Test Scores for International Students

International students must submit scores of some tests as proof for English Proficiency. To qualify for admission, the following scores are:

For undergraduate admissions :

Test Minimum Score
TOEFL iBT88
IELTS6.5
PTE59

For Graduate Admissions :

Test Minimum Score
TOEFL iBT79
IELTS6.5
PTE59

Visa Process for International Students

  • University will issue I-20 Form to the students.
  • Pay SEVIS fee
  • After receiving the I-20 Form, make an appointment to the US consulate or an embassy for Visa interview
  • Pay the Visa Application fee
  • Carry the following to Visa interview:
    • Printed copy of the online Visa Application Form
    • Fee Payment Receipt
    • Financial documents and receipts
    • Proof of Passport
    • University Application Form
    • Academic transcripts

Virginia International University Undergraduate Admissions

Virginia International University is organised into seven schools and offers two undergraduate and graduate programs along with certificate programs.

How to Apply: To apply, visit the university's official application portal

Admission requirements: The following documents must be provided by the applicants:

  • Complete online application
  • Non-Refundable Fee
  • High School Transcripts
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • International students must submit English Proficiency test scores
  • Bank Statements
  • Copy of Passport or Government-issued photo id
  • Additional Documents

Virginia International University Graduate Admissions

How to Apply: To apply, visit the university's official application portal

Admission requirements: The following documents must be provided by the applicants:

  • Complete online application
  • Non-Refundable Fee
  • Bachelor's Degree Certificate and Transcripts
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher on 4.0 scale
  • Recommendation letters
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Copy of Passport or Government-issued photo id
  • International students must submit English Proficiency test scores

All the graduate programs are offered on-campus and online for students. The following are some of the program requirements:

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAdditional RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Science in Computer ScienceOfficial websiteFall-July 26
Summer -May 27 
100 USDMust have a background in Programming II, Operating Systems,
Database concepts, Essentials of Networking
TOEFL iBT 79
IELTS 6.5
PTE 59
Master of Science in Applied LinguisticsOfficial websiteFall-July 26
Summer -May 27
100 USDSubmit a Resume with details of work, education;
Statement of Purpose of 500 words with academic interests, reasons for applying, etc;
2 letters of recommendation
TOEFL iBT 79
IELTS 6.5
PTE 59
Master of Science in Information Systems ManagementOfficial websiteFall-July 26
Summer -May 27
100 USDMust have a background in Programming Logic, Database Concepts;
Principles of Management and Introduction to Business
TOEFL iBT 79
IELTS 6.5
PTE 59
Master of Public AdministrationOfficial websiteFall-July 26
Summer -May 27
100 USDStudents must complete a Bachelor's Degree ;
Must have a background in Management Concepts, Economic Concepts and Academic Writing Skills
TOEFL iBT 79
IELTS 6.5
PTE 59
Master of Science in Public RelationsOfficial websiteFall-July 26
Summer -May 27
100 USDStudents must complete a Bachelor's Degree ;
Must have a background in Comparative Government, Introduction to Statistics, and any academic writing skill
TOEFL iBT 79
IELTS 6.5
PTE 59

Virginia International University has a selective admission process. The evaluation of the application is done carefully. The final decision takes 7-14 business days after receiving all the required materials. Candidates can track the application through the application portal of the university.

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