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Four Things You Need to Apply

Because we know the high quality of your previous education, HU makes applying as easy as possible for Ryan International School students. We also have admissions counselors ready to help you every step of the way.


  1. Application
  2. Personal Goal Statement – Complete the following goal statement in a separate typed document: “I AM INTERESTED IN SCIENCE AND/OR TECHNOLOGY BECAUSE…”
  3. High School Transcripts – Should show a GPA (or equivalent) of 2.75 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
  4. Copy of Passport Include photo and information pages.

Harrisburg University does not require SAT or ACT scores, nor do we require TOEFL or IELTS scores from Ryan International students.

You can email your complete application package to RyanStudents@HarrisburgU.edu.  You may also print and fax the application package to 717.901.3187.  You may mail the application package to: Harrisburg University of Science and Technology; Attn: Intl UG Ryan Group; 326 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101.  The Admissions Director will personally review all Ryan International Group applications and admissions decisions are made within 24 hours of receiving the materials.

Steps to Receive an I-20

Once you receive your acceptance to the University, the next important step is to receive an I-20.  In order to receive an I-20 from the University, you must show a Bank Statement of $26,400 USD or complete an affidavit of financial support.  Those materials can be sent via email to RyanIntl@HarrisburgU.edu.  You may request an affidavit of financial support via email at RyanIntl@HarrisburgU.edu.  Upon receiving your materials, the SEVIS office will issue your I-20.  It will be sent electronically and a hard copy will be sent via mail.

Additionally, there are other deposits that must be made.  Information on payments and deposits is found here: http://ryaninternational.harrisburgu.edu/admissions/payments/

If you have questions about the I-20, affidavit of financial support or other SEVIS matters, please email RyanIntl@HarrisburgU.edu.