International Graduate Admissions

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International Graduate Admissions

International Graduate Admission Requirements

Before you Apply to NJCU

Review Academic Requirements for All Graduate Applicants: Graduate Admission requirements at NJCU vary by academic program, so it is important that you consult the Office of Graduate Admissions website to view the specific academic requirements, supplemental documents and deadlines for your program of interest before you apply.

Review Additional Requirements for International Applicants: In addition to program-specific admission requirements for all graduate applicants, applicants who have completed their undergraduate degrees outside of the U.S. may be required to submit additional documentation as part of the application process:

  1. Proof of English Proficiency required tests or exemptions.
  2. All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of NACES (National Council of Credential Evaluation Services). Students should request a course-by-course evaluation that lists individual subjects and grades. We recommend you start this process early, as it can take several weeks for NJCU to receive your evaluation for review.

Special Note about Online Programs: International students studying in a fully online program cannot get a visa to come to the United States. Student visas will only be issued for programs that offer classes that meet in-person on-campus at NJCU. A list of NJCU’s online programs can be found here.    

How to Apply to NJCU

Are you ready to apply to NJCU? Apply online here  Choose the program you want and follow the links to the application for that program. As noted above, please be sure to pay close attention to the deadlines and required documents for your specific graduate program of interest.

NJCU will waive the application fee for international students. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for a waiver code before you apply.

More information regarding the Graduate Admissions process can be found here, including where to send your application documents, where to view tuition and fees, and what to expect after you apply.

If you have questions about how to apply for admission to NJCU, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions

 

After you are Admitted to NJCU

Once the Office of Graduate Admissions receives all of your required documents, you will receive official notification of your admissions decision via email. Please review your admission packet and the Admitted Graduate Student Checklist for additional information to enroll at the University,

Visa Documents: After you are admitted to NJCU, you must apply for an I20 to get a student visa.  We recommend you review the I-20 process early so you can be prepared to submit the appropriate documentation upon admission.   Applying for an I20, costs, housing, insurance and other essential information can he found here.

If you have questions about the I-20/student visa process at NJCU, contact our Office of International Programs at internationalstudents@tee-guide.com