Getting Started

International Studies Steps to Getting Started

Gather More Information

  1. Browse this website to find out all you can about SHU

  2. Visit International Studies on MySiena for more information.

Before your first semester at Siena begins

  1. Apply

  2. You will need to submit the following information:

    1. Official secondary school transcript
    2. Submit official transcript evaluation. Approved transcript evaluation services are: 
    WES or ECE.
    3. Standardized test scores such as the WASSCE or NECO
    4. SAT or ACT scores (if available)
    5. Transcripts from other universities (if applicable)

    Make arrangements to have your information sent directly to:

    Siena Heights University
    International Studies Office
    1247 E. Siena Heights Drive
    Adrian, Michigan 49221

    Unofficial transcripts may be transmitted electronically to

  3. Pay the $2000 deposit (refundable if visa is not obtained)

  4. Complete the I-20 application packet that can be downloaded from MySiena with accompanying bank support documents

  5. International students who are going to college for the first time are required to participate in Welcome Week and are expected be on campus three days before welcome week begins. All other international students are required to be on campus three days before classes begin.

Meet Siena


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Gilius Blinstrubas

Business major, Entrepreneur, Adrian Campus

Faculty & Staff

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Gail A. Ryder

Associate Professor of Humanities


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Tony Nettles, '09

BAS Graduate: Public Safety Studies; Police and Fire Background; Lansing Center