Frequently Asked Questions
IS THERE A SPECIAL APPLICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?
International students must complete Trinity-Pawling's online application with an application fee of $100. We also accept the Standard Application Online via SSAT. **If you are from mainland China and are interested in Trinity-Pawling, a Vericant interview must be completed prior to your application. Learn more here.
WHEN IS MY APPLICATION DUE?
The application deadline is January 15 for all students, including international students. Admission decisions are communicated via email on March 10. If you are accepted and decide to enroll, an enrollment contract with your deposit must be submitted by April 10. (Rolling admission begins on March 10)
DO I HAVE TO TAKE A TEST?
A TOEFL test is a requirement for all international students where English is not their first language. Please submit a copy of your official test results to the Admission Office, our school code is B074. Students may also take the Duolingo English Proficiency Test for their standardized testing requirement. International students also must take the SSAT. Our SSAT code is 7750.
DOES TRINITY-PAWLING HAVE ANY COURSES DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS?
The English Mastery Program is a two-year program designed to help international students attain a strong grasp of the English language. The program itself consists of three separate courses, two completed during the first year and one completed during the second. During the second year in the program, students take the second year course and a regular English course as well. English Mastery Program students benefit from a systematic, explicit instruction of English as they work to obtain college level English fluency. There is an additional cost for the English Mastery Program.
WHEN SHOULD I INTERVIEW?
After the documentation has been submitted, international applicants may contact the Admissions Office to schedule a campus visit (preferred) or Skype interview. Please check our travel calendar; Admissions Officers may be visiting your country to meet prospective students and conduct interviews.
STUDENTS FROM MAINLAND CHINA
Students from mainland China requesting interviews will be asked to contact Vericant, our affiliate in China, for preliminary interviews. Learn more about this process and register with Vericant.
Take a campus tour given in Mandarin by your tour guide, Kenny McDougal '17.