The SANS Technology Institute Welcomes International Students
We welcome students from all over the world who want to get the best college education in cybersecurity. All of our undergraduate and graduate programs can be completed online, in person, or by combining online classes with courses that begin with weeklong in-person events held across the United States and around the world.
Earn a U.S.-based Degree from Your Home
Cost, relocation, and obtaining a student visa are challenges international students face when trying to enroll in degree programs at traditional U.S. universities. At the SANS Technology Institute, you have the option of earning a U.S.-based degree or certificate entirely online, so you can prepare to launch or advance your cybersecurity career without ever leaving your home.
Secondary Credentials for International Applicants
Students who completed their undergraduate degree outside of the United States must submit transcripts for course-by-course evaluation to International Education Evaluations (IEE) or World Education Services (WES) before completing their SANS application package.
Transcripts must be received by the Office of Admissions directly from IEE or WES via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
|Internet-based TOEFL - Applicants must attain a minimum score of 25 in each of the sub-categories (Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing) before applying to the SANS Technology Institute. Scores must be sent to us directly by the testing agency.|
Minimum Score: 100
|IELTS - Applicants must attain a minimum score of 7.5 in each of the IELTS sub-categories before applying to the SANS Technology Institute. IELTS scores must be sent to us directly by the testing agency. Students should take the Academic version of the IELTS exam.
Financial Assistance for Students in Ontario, Canada
The SANS Technology Institute's academic programs are eligible for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or protected persons.
Learn more on the OSAP website.