WES. The following presentation will guide you through the WES evaluation process and help answer some questions you may have. Credential Evaluation guide. What is a WES evaluation?.
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The following presentation will guide you through the WES evaluation process and help answer some questions you may have.
Credential Evaluation guide
As part of the admission process to Campbellsville University, every student must prove their eligibility to enroll in classes by submitting transcripts from their high school and/or their previously attended colleges or universities.
Transcripts are official documents that list all coursework completed at the high school, college or university you have attended.
There are two types of transcripts:
Since most international students have attended high school or college in their home country the transcripts may be in another language or have a different grading scale than what is commonly used in the United States. Therefore, these transcripts must be evaluated and interpreted in order for Campbellsville University to prove the student’s eligibility to be enrolled in class.
World Education Services or WES is a company that evaluates transcripts for universities such as Campbellsville University. A WES evaluation will provide you with the U.S. academic equivalents for your credentials and allow you to pursue further education in the U.S.
WES offers two types of evaluations:
ESL: WES must be completed and received by Admissions BEFORE you can be accepted into undergraduate or graduate studies. Remember, you only have 60 days to be accepted after you complete ESL and WES takes 2 weeks once they receive your documents.
Undergraduate: WES must be received by Admissions before your first semester is completed, otherwise you cannot register classes your second semester.
Graduate: WES must be received by Admissions before you can be accepted.
The WES evaluation process is simple and can be broken down into the 4 steps below.
Once on www.wes.org, click on the “Apply Now” option as shown below.
On the Apply Now window, choose the “Online Application for Evaluation” option.
Fill out your information, then click “Create an Account”
Complete the Personal Information and click “Next”.
On the “Your Education” page, you will be asked to list your Academic Credentials. Academic Credential simply means a school you received credit from. In the spaces provided, add all of your previously attended High Schools and Colleges/Universities.
If you have attended more than 2 different high schools or colleges please click “Add another credential.”
When you are finished, click “Next” at the bottom of the page.
On the next screen select the purpose of the evaluation, which is education.
The next section is very important:
Step #1: If you have only attended high school and CU will be your first University or College, Select Document by Document for $100
If you have previously attended a college or university in another country you will need to select the Comprehensive Course by Course
Step # 2: Once you have selected your evaluation type, click “Add Recipient”
On the Services & Fees Page select the “7-Day service (no additional fee)” option
Then scroll down
Select “Educational Institution” in the drop down menu and click continue.
Type “Campbellsville University” and click “Continue Without Searching.”
Select “Campbellsville University” and click “Select this Institution.”
Make sure the address is correct, it should read:
Office of Admissions
1 University Drive
42718 – 2799
After checking the address, click “Next”
Select the delivery options to have the evaluations sent to both yourself and Campbellsville University
Then click “Next”
On the Payment Info page you have two different options to pay for your WES evaluation: Credit/Debit Card or Check/Money Order
If you prefer to pay with Credit/Debit Card then fill in your card information.
If you do not have a Credit/Debit card or would prefer to pay with a check or money order select “Check/Money Order
If you select Check/ Money Order you will have to send a check/ Money Order by mail .
Then click “Next”
Input your Credit Card information and click submit…Voilà…You are done…
Once you have submitted your application, you will be given a reference number.
Print the confirmation page or write down the number and keep it in a safe place.
You will use this number to keep up with the progress of your application. You will also need to remember your User Login and Password for future reference to WES.
The documents you are required to send to WES depend upon the country you studied in.
To determine what you are required to send you will need to look up your country on the WES website - www.wes.org/required/index.asp
When sending your documents to WES, the school or organization in which you are requesting transcripts from must send the documents in a sealed and signed envelope similar to the photo below. This guarantees authenticity.
Once WES has received the documents requested in the manner specified by WES, the documents will be evaluated and sent to Campbellsville University.
Once Campbellsville University has received your WES evaluation you have completed the process. You will be notified by both WES and Campbellsville University once the process has been completed.