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Graduate Program Requirements for International Students

Executive Programs

Prerequisites

  • You have completed a U.S. master’s degree*
  • You have a job in the U.S.

If you meet the above prerequisites, please complete the application online. The following documents must be submitted by the application deadline.

Declaration of Finances – bank statement(s) that show at least $23,500 is available to you. The statement(s) cannot be older than six months from the term start.

Official U.S. master’s transcript – It must be sent directly from the institution to New England College.

Copy of active I-20, from F1 students

Copy of unexpired passport

Copy of visa

Copy of current I-94

Original job offer letter, signed by the employer

Resume

Other requirements may be requested

*Must be accredited by an agency recognized by the Department of Education.

On-Campus Graduate Programs – Applying for a Visa From Outside The U.S.

The following graduate programs support F1 visas
Business Administration | MBA
Computer Information Systems | MS
Applied Data Analytics | MS
Health Informatics | MS
Human Services  | MS

Application requirements
Complete the application online. The following documents must be submitted by the application deadline.

Declaration of finances – bank statement(s) that show the following amount of funding is available to you:
• MBA program applicants need to show at least $33,460 in United Stated dollars
• All other graduate programs need to show at least $32,716 in United Stated dollars
• The statement(s) cannot be older than six months from the term start.

English language proficiency score. One of the following taken within the past two years*
• IELTS: 5.5 – minimum score required
• TOEFL: 61 – minimum score required
• PTE: 43 – minimum score required
Duolingo English Test: 90 – minimum score required

Copy of unexpired passport

Resume

After all of the above have been reviewed by the New England College Graduate Admission office, we will request a third-party transcript evaluation of your undergraduate degree (or master’s degree) from outside the U.S.
• Important: Wait for New England College to request this from you. We will send specific directions.
• A U.S. equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree with a CGPA (cumulative grade point average) of a 2.75 or above is required.

Other requirements may be requested

*Students from English-speaking countries may waive the ELS requirement.

On Campus Graduate Programs – Transferring an F1 to New England College

The following graduate programs support F1 visas
Business Administration | MBA
Computer Information Systems | MS
Applied Data Analytics | MS
Health Informatics | MS
Human Services  | MS

Application requirements
Complete the application online. The following documents must be submitted by the application deadline.

Declaration of finances – bank statement(s) that show the following amount of funding is available to you:
• MBA program applicants need to show at least $33,460 in United Stated dollars
• All other graduate programs need to show at least $32,716 in United Stated dollars
• The statement(s) cannot be older than six months from the term start.

English language proficiency score. One of the following taken within the past two years*
• IELTS: 5.5 – minimum score required
• TOEFL: 61 – minimum score required
• PTE: 43 – minimum score required
Duolingo English Test: 90 – minimum score required

Copy of unexpired passport

Copy of visa

Copy of current I-94

Copy of active I-20

Resume

After all of the above have been reviewed by the New England College Graduate Admission office, we will request a third-party transcript evaluation of your undergraduate degree (or master’s degree) from outside the U.S.
• Important: Wait for New England College to request this from you. We will send specific directions.
• A U.S. equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree with a CGPA (cumulative grade point average) of a 2.75 or above is required.

Other requirements may be requested

*Students from English-speaking countries may waive the ELS requirement

On Campus Graduate Programs – Applying for a Visa Status Change (From H To F1)

The following graduate programs support F1 visas
Business Administration | MBA
Computer Information Systems | MS
Applied Data Analytics | MS
Health Informatics | MS
Human Services  | MS

Application requirements
Complete the application online. The following documents must be submitted by the application deadline.

Declaration of finances – bank statement(s) that show the following amount of funding is available to you:
• MBA program applicants need to show at least $33,460 in United Stated dollars
• All other graduate programs need to show at least $32,716 in United Stated dollars
• The statement(s) cannot be older than six months from the term start.

English language proficiency score. One of the following taken within the past two years*
• IELTS: 5.5 – minimum score required
• TOEFL: 61 – minimum score required
• PTE: 43 – minimum score required
Duolingo English Test: 90 – minimum score required

Copy of unexpired passport

Copy of visa

Copy of current I-94

Resume

After all of the above have been reviewed by the New England College Graduate Admission office, we will request a third-party transcript evaluation of your undergraduate degree (or master’s degree) from outside the U.S.
Important: Wait for New England College to request this from you. We will send specific directions.
• A U.S. equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree with a CGPA (cumulative grade point average) of a 2.75 or above is required.

Other requirements may be requested

*Students from English-speaking countries may waive the ELS requirement

Currently in the U.S. on an H Visa and Do Not Need to Change My Status

H Visa holders that are not seeking a change of status may enroll in an on campus or online graduate program.

Review programs here. Choose the program best for you, and complete the application online.

In addition to the program’s requirements, as an international student you will be required to submit the following:

English language proficiency score. One of the following taken within the past two years*
• IELTS: 5.5 – minimum score required
• TOEFL: 61 – minimum score required
• PTE: 43 – minimum score required
Duolingo English Test: 90 – minimum score required

 

*Students from English-speaking countries may waive the ELS requirement. Students with a previous US degree may waive the ELS requirements.