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International Requirements for Graduate Students

Requirements for International Graduate Students

Applying Through an NEC Representative
  • Application for admission completed and submitted online
  • Undergraduate diploma and transcript
  • English language proficiency score (students from English speaking countries may waive this requirement)
    IELTS: 5.5 – minimum score required
    TOEFL: 61 – minimum score required
    PTE: 43 – minimum score required 

    • Duolingo English Test: 50 – minimum score required
      The Duolingo English Test can be taken online at any time. It is a fast and inexpensive
      alternative to other options – it takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and costs $49.
  • Resume
  • Copy of passport
  • Declaration of finances on official bank letterhead from the past 6 months
    Minimum amount of funding required:
    MBA: $30,580 USD
    All other graduate programs: $29,860 USD
  • Additional requirements for individual programs as specified on the application for admission
Applying Independently
  • Application for admission completed and submitted online
  • Undergraduate diploma and transcript
  • English language proficiency score (students from English speaking countries may waive this requirement)
    IELTS: 5.5 – minimum score required
    TOEFL: 61 – minimum score required
    PTE: 43 – minimum score required

    • Duolingo English Test: 50 – minimum score required
      The Duolingo English Test can be taken online at any time. It is a fast and inexpensive
      alternative to other options – it takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and costs $49.
  • Resume
  • Copy of passport
  • Declaration of finances on official bank letterhead from the past 6 months
    Minimum amount of funding required:
    MBA: $30,580 USD
    All other graduate programs: $29,860 USD
  • Additional requirements for individual programs as specified on the application for admission
  • Third party transcript evaluation
  • $100 application fee
Applying as a Transfer Student
  • Application for admission completed and submitted online
  • Undergraduate diploma and transcript
  • English language proficiency score (students from English speaking countries may waive this requirement)
    IELTS: 5.5 – minimum score required
    TOEFL: 61 – minimum score required
    PTE: 43 – minimum score required

    • Duolingo English Test: 50 – minimum score required
      The Duolingo English Test can be taken online at any time. It is a fast and inexpensive
      alternative to other options – it takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and costs $49.
  • Resume
  • Copy of passport
  • Declaration of finances on official bank letterhead from the past 6 months
    Minimum amount of funding required:
    MBA: $30,580 USDAll other graduate programs: $29,860 USD
  • Copy of visa
  • Copy of I-94
  • Copy of current I-20
  • Additional requirements for individual programs as specified on the application for admission

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