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UIW offers more than 40 programs in five schools to undergraduate exchange students.

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*UIW's Exchange Program does not accept graduate level students. Exchange students are not permitted to enroll in graduate-level, Health Profession (Nuclear Medicine, Community Health, Rehabilitative Science, Vision Science), Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, Optometry, or Physical Therapy courses.

*Exchange students wishing to take courses in Graphic Design, interior Design, Fashion Design, and/or 3D Animation are required to submit a portfolio prior to acceptance (exceptions apply to UIW-Mexico City and UIW-Irapuato students only).

Academic Information

UIW's language of instruction is English

Proof of English proficiency is required for admission and the issuance of the DS-2019 Form.

The following English proficiency exam results are accepted:

  • TOEFL iBT – 79 undergraduate
  • IELTS – 6.5 overall band score
  • TOEIC – 650 undergraduate
  • CAE (Cambridge Advanced) – C1
  • PTE Academic (Pearson’s) – 53 undergraduate
  • Duolingo English Test - 105 undergraduate; 110 graduate

Official scores must be submitted directly by the testing agency (UIW Institutional Code: 6303). Copies will not be accepted for any exam score other than IELTS and CAE.

Third Country Nationals

Any student (regardless of nationality) who completes secondary education or earns a tertiary degree from an accredited institution in Australia, Canada (excluding Quebec), New Zealand and the United Kingdom will be exempt from submitting English proficiency scores. Other English speaking countries will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

  • Fall Semester: Aug. 24, 2020 - Dec. 11, 2020
  • Spring Semester: Jan. 11, 2021 - May 7, 2021

Students are required to attend a one-week New International Student Orientation (NISO) prior to the start of classes. View UIW’s Academic Calendar for the 2020-2021 academic year.