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Cairn University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Aishwarya Bhatnagar

Cairn University recorded an acceptance rate of 76% for 2018 admissions. The university offers over 70 academic programs under 6 schools. The total number of students enrolled annually at Cairn University are - 1,558. Around 97% of the students receive some sort of financial aid.

  • Students can apply via the Undergraduate Application/Graduate Application online.
  • The application fee is 25 USD for both undergraduate and graduate applications.
  • Admissions take place during Fall and Spring semesters of undergraduate programs.
  • While graduate programs accept applications for Summer, Spring and Fall semesters.
  • Deadlines vary for both graduate and undergraduate programs.


Application PortalUG: Online Undergraduate Application
PG: Online Graduate Application
Application Fee25 USD
Acceptance Rate76%
Average SAT Score1061
Average ACT Score20
TOEFL Paper Based (this test can be waived off if you have the above SAT/ACT scores)520
Financial AidOffered

Cairn University Admission Deadlines

The following table shows the deadlines for both graduate and undergraduate courses at Cairn University:

Undergraduate Courses
Fall SemesterMay 1
Spring SemesterSeptember 1
Postgraduate Courses
Summer SemesterJanuary 15
Fall SemesterMay 1
Spring SemesterSeptember 1

Cairn University International Undergraduate Admissions

More than 70 majors and minors are offered to prospective students. The application and admission process is uniform across all undergraduate courses.

Apply through: Undergraduate Online Application

Application Fee: 25 USD

Academic Requirements for International Students: Submit SAT/ACT scores along with TOEFL score are required. The following table shows SAT and ACT scores accepted from admitted students:

Test NameAverage 25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Math519425555
SAT Reading and Writing542455570
SAT Composite10618801125
ACT Composite201723

Documents Required: Submit all the transcripts in English along with visa-related documents

Cairn University International Graduate Admissions

Apply through: Graduate Online Application

Application Fee: 25 USD

Academic Requirements for International Students: Submit GRE/GMAT and TOEFL/IELTS score.

Documents Required: Submit all the transcripts in English along with visa-related documents, programme specific essays and references. Visa related documents must be submitted as well. Transcripts must be evaluated from WES.

Language Requirements for International Students

  • Either TOEFL or IELTS scores are accepted
  • Following is a tale demonstrating the English Proficiency required
TOEFL (paper-based)550
TOEFL (internet-based)79

Visa Requirements for International Students

The university has provided for proper Visa Details for International Students. With a wide range of international applicants, this helps the student community immensely.

Form I-20: The university issues Form I-20 to international students who have been accepted and have completed all the college paperwork and requirements.

F-1 Student Visa: After getting the Form I-20 from the University, the students can apply for the F-1 Visa at the US consulate or the embassy in their home country. Following documents have to be provided;

  • Acceptance letter from Cairn University
  • Certification of the financial support for the entire length of studies in the US
  • Proof of SEVIS fee payment
  • Proof of plans to return to home country after studies

Cairn University offered admissions to above average students. The GPA of the admitted students was 3.31, while the SAT and ACT scores accepted were also above average. Thus, on the whole, admissions have been higher than average for 2018 admissions.

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