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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

In order to be admitted to one of our graduate programs, students must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a GPA of minimum 2.5/4.0 (or equivalent).

Eligible applicants also need to complete an entrance exam and sit for an admission interview, in order to be accepted to a Master’s degree program. Foundation courses may be required for students who do not pass the required sections.

TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS
Transfer students are students who are enrolled at any accredited university. Stamford International University accepts transfer students provided they meet Stamford admission standards.

The credit transfer guidelines and criteria are as follows:

1.Credits must be transferred only once, at the time of admission.

2.Three quarters (75%) of the course content has to be equivalent to that specified in Stamford’s curriculum.

3.The course must have been taken within 5 years from the time of application.

4.Only courses with an earned grade of “B” or higher will be accepted as transferred credit.

5.The course has to be taken on a graduate level.

6.The maximum number of transferable credits is 16 provided all requirements are met.

7.Each credit transferred must have had 15 classroom hours or equivalent, which is 45 hours for one course.

8.Submission of course curriculum along with official transcripts is required to process a transfer.

 

Documents required:

1.A filled graduate application form

2.Bachelor Degree Certificate and Transcripts

3.Official university transcripts including all courses requested to be transferred

4.Course descriptions of courses requested to be transferred

5.Copy of passport or citizen ID + house registration (Thai nationals)

6.Letter of Recommendation

7.Resume / CV

8.IELTS/TOEFL (meriting but not required)

9.Three recent passport-sized photographs (taken within last 3 months)

 

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APPLICATION PROCESS
Applications may be sent in round the year. Intake occurs three times a year at the start of term / semester (STIU follows the trimester system).

Application methods

Online application is highly recommended for international students. Apply online here.

 

By Mail

The application forms can also be downloaded, printed, filled-in and mailed back to us. Please note that a non-refundable fee of ฿ 1,000 (approx. USD 33.12) is charged as a processing fee for applications by mail.

 

The fee must be deposited to the University’s account (using any of the methods mentioned in the Payment of Fees section) along with your application form.

 

Application Process

Before you apply, please study the admissions requirements section carefully. Applicants who fail to meet the eligibility criteria will not be accepted under any circumstances. You are also advised to maintain a checklist of the documents that you need to submit along with your application. Missing or partial documentation may hinder the application review process.

 

Thai Students
1. Applicants must submit all required documents along with a completely filled out Application Form. The application form can be printed out and sent by postal mail or a copy of the same can be submitted through e-mail. You may also utilize our Online Application Form.

 

2. The Office of Admissions will review all submitted documents and check for their authenticity.

 

3. Once step 2 has been completed successfully, applicants will be issued a Letter of Conditional Acceptance and a Fees Structure document.

 

4. Upon receipt of these documents applicants will be required to make the necessary payments either in person at the Rama IX (Bangkok) Campus or via bank wire transfer to the University’s Bank account.

 

5. Following payment (only for those made via transfer), applicants are requested to fax or scan-and-email a copy of the Bank transfer slip to the “Office of Admissions” with the student’s name clearly written above it. For Thai nationals, once payment has been made Acceptance into the University is considered complete.

 

International Students

1.Applicants must submit all required documents along with a completely filled out Application Form. The application form can be printed out and sent by postal mail or a copy of the same can be submitted through e-mail. You may also utilize our Online Application Form.

 

2.The Office of Admissions will review all submitted documents and check for their authenticity.

 

3.Once step 2 has been completed successfully, applicants will be issued a Letter of Conditional Acceptance and a Fees Structure document.

 

4.Upon receipt of these documents applicants will be required to make the necessary payments via direct bank wire transfer to the University’s Bank account or by any of the available methods stated in the Fees Structure and Payment Methods section.

 

5.Following payment (only for those made via transfer), applicants are requested to fax or scan-and-email a copy of the Bank transfer slip to the “Office of Admissions” with the student’s name clearly written above it.The original receipt must be produced by the student prior to registration.

 

6.Applicants are also requested to inform the Office of Admissions about your arrival details, so that your room can be prepared and be made available for you on time. See Accommodation and Pre-arrival Details for further information.

 

7.A Letter of Certification – in both English and Thai – is issued to the applicant, upon receipt of which he/she can contact the nearest Royal Thai Embassy and apply for a Non-Immigrant ‘ED’ class visa to come into Thailand. Initially, the visa holds valid for 2-3 months and further extensions (during the course of your studies) are done by the University.

 

8.International students who would like the University to arrange for their transportation from the airport to the campus are requested to e-mail the flight details to the Office of Admissions as soon as the flight has been confirmed.

 

Required Documents

Applicant is required to submit copies of the following documents while applying for Stamford’s degree program:
Graduate:
1. Bachelors Degree Completion Certificate
2. Official Transcripts
3. A completed STIU Application Form +
4. Three recent passport-sized Photographs (taken within last 3 months)
5. Citizen ID (Thai nationals) or Passport
6. English Proficiency Test Score (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT) with required minimum scores
7. Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) written in a professional format + Not required if applying through
8. English Proficiency Test Score (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT) with the required minimum scores
9. Two Letters of Recommendation from:
• Your employer if you were working
• Your professors if you were studying
10. our Curriculum Vitae (CV) written in a professional format † Not required if applying through the Online Application Form.

 

Please make sure that all documents in foreign languages are sent along with certified English translations of the same.

PAYMENT METHODS
Students are required to make payments for the ongoing semester prior to registration. Students will receive an invoice with the amount due before the start of each semester.

Modes of Payment

Payments may be remitted to Stamford in the following manner:

 

CASH

Cash payments are accepted only at the university finance department (on campus) and only in Thai Baht.

NOTE: Exchange of foreign currencies is not done at the university and if an international student wishes to avail this mode of payment, any foreign currency he/she is carrying for this purpose must be converted to Thai Baht at any of the numerous currency exchange services spread across the city.

 

ATM TRANSFER

Stamford also accepts payments made through direct transfers (in Thai Baht) from a local ATM. This facility is available to residents of Thailand. ATM transfers should be directed to the following account:

Account Name:      Stamford International University
Account No.:          135-3-09777-5
Bank Name:           Bangkok Bank

REMARK: Existing students are required to contact the finance department before initiating payment. Prospective students should contact the admission team for payment instructions.

 

CASHIER CHECK

Cashier Checks are accepted from Thai students only and the checks should be drawn in the name of “Stamford International University”. We do not accept personal checks.

 

BANK DRAFT

Payments through Bank Drafts are also accepted. Similar to bank checks, they should be drawn in the name of “Stamford International University”.

For Thai students, the amount should be in Thai Baht whereas international students must submit a dollar draft i.e. a draft with the tuition amount converted to US Dollars.

WARNING: Be aware that an international bank draft may take a minimum of 30-45 days to clear. An international student availing this method should deposit the draft with the university at least a month prior to the commencement of a semester – otherwise the payment might not clear in time for the beginning of the semester.

 

BANK WIRE TRANSFER

This is the quickest and most secure method of payment for both Thai and international students. Your bank may require an official invoice for their records. Invoices are usually mailed out to each student well in advance of the commencement of a semester. If for some unforeseen reason you never received your copy, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. A fresh copy will be dispatched immediately. Wire transfers are to be sent to:

Account Name:      Stamford International University
Account No.:          135-3-09777-5
Bank Name:           Bangkok Bank Public Company Ltd
Branch:                   Klongtan Branch
Bank Address:       9/12-14 UM Tower 1st Floor, Ramkamheang Road,Suanluang, Bangkok 10250, THAILAND
Swift Address:       BKKBTHBK

You are requested to fax / email us a copy of the Wire transfer Receipt (clearly indicating the name of the student) following the transfer. You will still need to produce the original receipt during registration.

NOTE: Wire transfer is not for existing students. Please contact the finance department for payment options.

 

CREDIT CARD

Payments through credit cards are also accepted at the university finance department (on campus). Students can make payments through credit cards without paying the credit card transaction fees.

Installment payments are available. Please contact the finance department for more information.

 

REFUND POLICY

Students must notify the university in writing before the beginning of the semester in order to be eligible for a refund. Refund may include only tuition and education fees but exclude deposit. Bank and certain processing fees will be deducted from the refund. If, due to some unforeseen reason, a student is unable to attend a particular semester, he/she is requested to notify the university immediately in order to carry forward the deposited sum as payment for a future semester.  If due to any reason an international applicant is denied a visa to Thailand, the full amount paid will be returned minus 7,500 Baht processing charges. Any eligible refund will be considered forfeited if students do not notify us within 2 years from the eligible date.

For more information, contact International Admissions: +662 769 4000.

 

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