USTSV offers exceptional students a world class education in the heart of Silicon Valley. We seek talented individuals from around the globe to pursue their studies across technological disciplines in a revolutionary, forward thinking environment. Find out how you can find your place within the USTSV community.

General Admission Procedure

Interested applicants should contact USTSV by email or phone. Our admissions team will provide you with a thorough information packet, detailing USTSV’s academic programs, etc. Prospective students are encouraged to make an appointment with our admissions department to discuss program of interest and arrange to tour the school’s facilities.

The first step in the admissions process is to complete our general questionnaire and schedule an interview with an admissions representative. This initial discussion is our chance to learn about your qualifications, past experience and future goals, and your chance to learn how USTSV can help you achieve your aspirations. Background about specific programs, tuition, payment plans, and entrance requirements are also reviewed in detail. The interview can be completed in person or over the phone.

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Demonstration of English Proficiency

Applicants whose native language is not English may be asked to submit evidence of English proficiency by one of the following methods:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score (master’s degree) of 500 for paper based, or 71 for iBT Internet based.
  • A transcript verifying completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit with an average grade of “C” or higher at an appropriately accredited college or university where the language of instruction was English; “B” or higher for master’s degree.
  • A transcript verifying a grade of “C” or higher in an English composition course from an appropriately accredited/recognized college or university; “B” or higher for master’s degree.

Students who have completed their undergraduate degrees at a nationally or regionally accredited U.S. college or university are not required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.

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Please visit the various degree or certificate program websites for program-specific admissions requirements.

An accredited postsecondary institution is defined by those accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States of America Department of Education, or by an accrediting agency by the Council for Higher Education (CHEA), or for non-US institutions, an educational institution approved by an equivalent authority.