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Contact Us — International Students

We find that most of the questions from international students are answered in the FAQ below.  If your question is not there, then you may email us below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What programs do you offer?

To see a list of programs, select the Degree Programs tab at the top of this page.

What are your entrance requirements?

For international applicants from non-English speaking countries:

Undergraduates

  • A high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution or agency
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • English proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • We do not require SAT or other test scores unless your grades are low.
  • There are no age requirements. Applicants of all ages are welcome to apply.

Graduates

  • An undergraduate degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • English proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Each graduate program has specific entrance requirements in addition to the above. Please see the webpage for the program of interest for these requirements by selecting the Degree Programs tab at the top of this page.

How do I apply?

Our application is available from our website.

  • Be sure to review the admission requirements for your program before filling out your application.
  • Please apply early to ensure sufficient time for processing of your application (for international applicants, at least three months before the entry date).
  • The entry dates are every February and August, except where noted.

Instructions:

  1. Go to the Application Page
  2. Select the program you are applying for and follow the instructions for access to the application.

*We require payment of a $20 application fee with credit card at the time you submit your application.

Do you offer financial aid?

We offer generous financial aid to international applicants.

For the total amount of financial aid available see the Cost & Aid Calculator

Instructions:

  1. Select “I am an international student.”
  2. From the list, select the program that interests you.
  3. You will view a summary of tuition and fees, the total amount of financial aid available, and the amount you pay.
  4. you must pay for one year of study.

Do you offer scholarships?

We do not offer full scholarships or free tuition. But we offer generous financial aid to international applicants.

For the total amount of financial aid available see the Cost & Aid Calculator

  • Select “I am an international student.”
  • From the list, select the program that interests you.
  • You will view a summary of tuition and fees, the total amount of financial aid available, and the amount
  • you must pay for one year of study.
  • During the application process, you can apply for financial aid.

How much is tuition?

We do not offer full scholarships. But we offer generous financial aid to international applicants.

For the total tuition owed and the amount of financial aid available see the Cost & Aid Calculator

Instructions:

  • Select “I am an international student.”
  • From the list, select the program that interests you.
  • You will view a summary of tuition and fees, the total amount of financial aid available, and the amount you must pay for one year of study.
  • During the application process, you can apply for financial aid.

What is Transcendental Meditation (TM), and is it a requirement?

All of our students and faculty practice the Transcendental Meditation® technique, which was brought to the west by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to develop the inner potential of everyone. The TM technique is a simple, natural, effortless process practiced 15–20 minutes twice daily while sitting comfortably with eyes closed. For more information about the benefits of this program for students and all people, see The Transcendental Meditation Technique.

What countries do your students come from?

The original name of our school was Maharishi International University, and today the University strongly retains an international flavor both in terms of the hundreds of countries represented in our student population and in the global scope of our activities. MUM is a great friend of the highest cultural values of every country on the planet, and you will feel welcomed and supported by both students and teachers in your stay at our university. We warmly invite you to join our happy family of international and US students.

Can I transfer to MUM from another university?

We welcome transfer students to our university.

Most transfer students come to the university for one or more of the following reasons:

  1. They have different values from students at the other college
  2. They want a more meaningful education without the stress and negativity they experienced at other colleges
  3. They want self-exploration and inner growth as part of their educational experience
  4. MUM offers academic programs not available at other colleges

To determine if there is a program for your background and experience, see our list of programs by selecting the Academics tab at the top of this page.

Our faculty and counselors determine the type and number of credits you can transfer after you apply.

What is your MS Computer Science program?

Emphasizing modern software development including distributed, parallel, and web computing, the MS in Computer Science program is one of the most popular degree programs at the University. It attracts applicants from around the world, and many of our graduates are now working at major companies worldwide.

For full details about the program, including entry requirements, structure, financial aid and loans, and how to apply, see the Computer Professionals Program website.

What types of MBA programs do you offer?

Maharishi University of Management offers an MBA degree covering the foundational areas of business in the following specializations:

Do you offer online courses?

Online learning at MUM is dedicated to delivering consciousness-based education to individuals everywhere in the world, and to helping those individuals achieve their full potential.

We offer the following online degree programs:

In addition MUM offers a variety of individual online courses for both credit and noncredit, with a portfolio that continues to expand. For details about all courses and programs, see MUM Online.