International Applicants

For applicants who hold/will earn a degree outside the U.S.

Application Process Effective November 1, 2020

Join a new breed of business technologists. 

We are proud to present a redesigned application procedure for international applicants with non-U.S. degrees that will allow applicants to apply in a streamlined manner.

Our competitive MSIS program is designed for students who have a passion for transforming businesses by using technology solutions. If that sounds like you, we encourage you to apply. 

Application Procedure

Early Decision Deadline: Apply on or before November 1

The early decision option is for students who are ready to make an early commitment to the Kelley School of Business MSIS program because it is their top choice or priority.

Students who apply on or before the November 1 early decision deadline will use the priority application form, which does not require an application fee. Students must submit or provide:

  • Student copies of all test scores (GRE/GMAT, TOEFL)
  • Scanned transcripts
  • Resume--there is no prescribed format
  • Priority application form

Students selected for a final interview will need to send official scores and transcripts and submit a full application, but the application fee will be waived.

Students who are not selected for an interview from the early decision applicant pool will be considered for an interview with the next round of applicants. Students offered admission will be notified by December 31. Confirmation deposits are due on or before January 15.

PRIORITY APPLICATION

Priority Deadline: Apply on or before December 1

The priority deadline targets students who are considering multiple programs. Students who apply on or before December 1 will use the priority application form, which does not require an application fee. Students must submit or provide:

  • Student copies of all test scores (GRE/GMAT, TOEFL)
  • Scanned transcripts
  • Resume--there is no prescribed format
  • Priority application form

Students selected for a final interview will need to send official scores and transcripts and submit a full application, but the application fee will be waived.

Students who are not selected for an interview from the early decision applicant pool will be considered for an interview with the next round of applicants. Students offered admission will be notified by January 31. Confirmation deposits are due on or before February 15.

PRIORITY APPLICATION

Standard Deadline: Apply on or before February 1

Students who apply after the priority deadline will need to apply through the standard/full application form. The number of spots available in the standard application process is limited--strong applicants will receive preferential consideration. Students must submit or provide the following in order to have a completed application:

  • Official copies of all test scores (GRE/GMAT, TOEFL) and transcripts on or before the final deadline--please provide scanned student copies in the “Additional Upload” section of the standard application
  • Resume--there is no prescribed format
  • A $75 application fee
  • Optional: Letters of recommendations--contact details of recommenders will be required although they may elect not to complete the recommendation form
  • Not required: statement of purpose/personal statement

Students will be notified about their admission by March 15. Confirmation deposits are due on or before March 30. Proof of financial documentation must be submitted with acceptance.

STANDARD APPLICATION

Frequently Asked Questions

If you still have questions about the details of the application process, please see the MSIS International FAQ

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Your investment in Kelley will offer great returns, delivering skills to advance your career from day one. Our tuition rates are competitive—and exceptional candidates may qualify for merit-based financial aid including graduate assistantships and fellowships.

Now is the time to go from moment to momentum!

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Our students discover a welcoming community of learning, self-improvement, and career preparation that makes them highly sought after by corporate recruiters.

Opportunity is waiting for you at Kelley.

Application Deadlines

Kelley students are encouraged to apply early in their undergraduate careers.

For no application fee and a simplified process, apply by the priority deadline:

U.S. undergraduates in their senior year: January 15

Non-U.S. undergraduates: November 1

PRIORITY APPLICATION

STANDARD APPLICATION

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