Welcome International Students!

University of Fairfax has a rich history of diversity and we appreciate the cultural perspective our international students bring to our classes. The University of Fairfax is an accredited graduate university dedicated to cyber security. As a result, we are a leading provider of senior cyber security professionals to both the public and private sectors

International Credentials

Applicants with international credentials must arrange for a course-by-course evaluation of their transcripts to confirm equivalence to an accredited degree from the U.S. The University of Fairfax accepts evaluations provided by:

If the academic records are in a language other than English, an English translation is required that is as close to word-for-word as possible.

Payment Convenience through Flywire

The University of Fairfax has partnered with Flywire to streamline the international payment process. Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and any bank, typically in your home currency.

By making your payment with Flywire you can:

  • Track your payments from start to finish
  • Save on bank fees and exchange rates
  • Contact their multi-lingual customer support team with any questions, day or night

If you have questions about making an international payment, visit https://www.flywire.com/help

Statement of Identity

Required for Identity Verification. Please download and complete the Statement of Identity form and take with your Passport or a Photo ID to a notary or lawyer's office to have them verify your identification. As a requirement per our accrediting agency and to ensure academic integrity, all new students are required to pass an Identity Verification. IMPORTANT: This is not a credit check.

Demonstrate English Language Proficiency

  1. TOEFL®
    1. Internet-based test: a passing score of 80 or greater.
    2. Computer-based test: a passing score of 213 or greater.
    3. Paper-based test: a passing score of 550 or greater.      
  2. Complete IELTS® with a passing score of 6.5 or greater     
  3. Demonstrate successful completion of an English as a Second Language program from any approved ESL school located in the United States






Join the Cybersecurity Elite
U of F Cybersecurity Education Path

Education Path
Distinguish yourself and advance your cybersecurity career by following the University of Fairfax Online Cybersecurity Education Path. No matter which graduate program you pursue, all of your courses will explore relevant cybersecurity policy and management issues, and you will complete a cybersecurity project in each course. You can apply what you learn and make significant contributions in your workplace right away.
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