Your graduate education begins here!

Siena College extends a warm and enthusiastic welcome to aspiring scholars from around the globe seeking to pursue their academic journey in the United States. At Siena, we embrace diversity and celebrate the rich tapestry of cultures that our international students bring to our community. Our institution is committed to providing a world-class education that fosters intellectual growth, cultural exchange and personal development. As you embark on this exciting chapter of your life, you will find a supportive environment that values your unique perspectives and talents. 

International applicants

International applicants should review the following information carefully to understand some of the additional requirements to apply for admission to a graduate program as an international student. 

An international student is defined as an individual who does not hold U.S. citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency.

Study in the States

Free government resources that explain the rules and regulations governing the nonimmigrant student process in the United States

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program at Siena College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but may have specific deadlines for international applicants. This is done to ensure that there is sufficient time to issue necessary paperwork for international students who are offered admission to the college.

Guidelines for you to follow:

Application and all official documents due for admission

June 1: Fall semester
Nov 1: Spring semester
March 1: Summer semester

Support Services

Through the Center for International Programs Siena College provides international students the support they need to navigate processes and succeed while preparing for and studying in the United States.

For questions or information regarding F-1 visas or other visas valid for study contact Susan Ambrose

Lori Lasch

Associate Director of Graduate Programs