We encourage you to take the Transcendental Meditation course in your home country before arriving at the University.
The cost to you may be significantly lower. If you choose to take the course in the US upon arrival at the University: all new undergraduate students will receive a scholarship covering the full tuition for the University’s TM course. International graduate students will receive a long-term, low interest loan for the tuition of $625.
Exception: if you live in Ethiopia or Nepal, you are required to learn the TM technique in your home country before we can send you the I-20 form that allows you to apply for your U.S. student visa.
After You Learn Transcendental Meditation
Once you have completed the Transcendental Meditation course, you are required to complete the Transcendental Meditation Teacher Recommendation (or, if you are a resident of India, you are required to complete the Transcendental Meditation Teacher Recommendation for Residents of India. Fill out “TO THE APPLICANT” and “GENERAL INFORMATION.” Then take the form to your recommending teacher of Transcendental Meditation. The recommending TM teacher will complete the “INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE RECOMMENDING TEACHER.”
You or the teacher must then submit the form to us. It can be scanned and sent by email attachment to your admissions counselor or faxed to 641-472-1179.
Contact information for receiving instruction:
Alternatively, you can look up “Transcendental Meditation” in your phone book.