International students

Community Research and Action PhD


International students must also submit the following materials. For more information about these materials, see the International Students section of the Admission Requirements website.

  • International Student Financial Statement (ISFS) form

  • Supporting financial documentation (such as bank statements, scholarship or sponsor letters, etc.)

  • Proof of English proficiency (such as official TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic scores)

    • CRA PhD minimum TOEFL score: 100 on the iBT

    • CRA PhD minimum IELTS score: 7.0

    • CRA PhD minimum PTE Academic score: 68

Scores must be submitted from a test taken in the last 18 months.

Services for international students

Binghamton University's Office of International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) staff connect new and current international students to ease the transition to the University.  They also provide continuous guidance and support throughout the duration of a student's program. 

Click here for additional information for international students

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