Incoming International Students

Campus Profile

As the university on the hill, Bloomsburg University overlooks the Town of Bloomsburg and situated a few hundred yards from the community's business district with Bloomsburg Hospital across the street from a cluster of residence halls.

  • Lower campus is home to seven residence halls, a student services center, campus dining, instructional buildings, library and recreational and social facilities.
  • Upper campus, about half-mile away, is connected by continuous shuttle service and features athletic facilities, three university-owned student apartment complexes, a dining and conference facility, and several maintenance buildings.
  • Upper campus is also home to Huskies athletics, surrounded by the Nelson Field House, Danny Hale Field at Redman Stadium and fields for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, baseball and softball and a new tennis center.

Located in Columbia County, about a mile south of Interstate 80

Programs of study include sciences, education, liberal arts, and business

Campus features 54 buildings across 366 acres

Ready to apply?

Admission requirements may vary. Choose the option that best describes you.

Undergraduate Student

A high school graduate entering college for the first time

Requirements and Application Information
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Transferring to BU

Having taken at least 12 credits at another institution since graduating high school.

Requirements and Application Information
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Graduate Student

Already holding a Bachelor's degree and wanting to pursue advanced study.

Requirements and Application Information
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A tuition waiver application is available for qualifying students. Complete form and deliver to Global Education Office. Tuition Waiver Form

Now that You’ve been admitted … let's get started

We hope your BU experience will be memorable, as well as rewarding. The Office of Global and Multicultural Education is ready to assist you throughout your campus endeavors.

What you should do first ...

  • Arrange On-campus housing through Residence Life
  • On-Campus living Information and Instructions
  • On-Campus Housing and Meal Plan Rates
  • Optional Off-Campus Housing
  • Visit Student Health Center Portal to complete required online health forms
  • Purchase Health Insurance that meets Federal Requirements. Preferably through a US health insurance provider
  • Payment of Tuition and Fees
  • The Bursar’s Office offers the Flywire payment system for International Students to pay from their home country
  • Contact the Orientation Office to arrange attendance in an orientation session
  • Get involved ...

    What better way to "Unleash your Inner Husky" than through the variety of student life opportunities, from tackling a 30-foot indoor climbing wall or navigating an outdoor high ropes course to building life-long friendships in hundreds of student groups. With more than 200 student clubs and organizations, there’s a group just for you — ranging from community service, faith, the arts, business, entertainment and athletics.

    Campus Recreation ...

    Get fit through a variety of options, whether it’s team-oriented, outdoor adventure, the buddy system or with your own personal trainer. There’s also plenty of options on campus to learn how to properly get fit, stay fit and even take on a leadership opportunities to bring your own expertise and experience into the fold.

    Important Immigration Information….

    • Every semester students must register and provide immigration documents to the Office of Global and Multicultural Education within first week of the semester
    • Undergraduate students are required to carry a minimum 12 credits
    • Graduate students are required to carry a minimum 9 credits
    • Students are permitted to work only on campus with approval from the Office of Global and Multicultural Office
    • Work-Study Applications and Positions
    • If you leave the United States during a university break, your I-20/DS-2019 must be endorsed from the Office of Global and Multicultural Education at least a week BEFORE you leave the United States.

    DHS/USCIS Regulation: You must report any changes to your personal information within 10 days to the Office of Global and Multicultural Education or you will be considered "out of status."