International Graduate Admissions

International Student Admission (Graduate)

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International students making application to the graduate studies program must meet the standard admission requirements for all students in addition to the following:

  • Student must receive an official TOEFL score of 550 paper-based or 213 computer-based or better.

Admission Submittals for International Students

  • OFFICIAL undergraduate transcript(s) which include(s) all courses pertinent to receiving the bachelor's degree.*
  • OFFICIAL transcripts indicating record of completion of prerequisite courses which may have been taken after receiving the baccalaureate degree.*
  • A completed National American University graduate application for admission form and submission of a $45 application fee. The fee is non-refundable and should be payable to "National American University" by check or money order in U.S. dollars.
  • A brief resume describing the applicant's previous work and educational background and a written statement of the applicant's objectives and purposes of pursuing a Master's degree.
  • OFFICIAL TOEFL score.
  • Complete the International Financial Certification Form and return it with a current bank statement. 

*NON-English documents must be accompanied by certified English translations. Students requesting the United States Department of Justice Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant (F1) Student Status, to enter the United States to attend National American University, must fulfill all listed international admission requirements. Upon acceptance by and approval from the university, Form I-20 will be issued to eligible students.

For students living in the United States, additional information concerning proof of current status with US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is needed  for the issuance of Form I-20. In addition to the requirements for admission to graduate study, international applicants whose native language is other than English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS unless they have obtained an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited American college or university in the United States. Students from English-speaking countries are not required to submit TOEFL or IELTSif their academic records indicate that English was the classroom language for the majority of their schoolwork. Information pertaining to these tests may be obtained by writing directly to the Educational Testing Service, TOEFL Services, PO Box 6151, Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, USA; or by visiting their Web site at: www.toefl.org.

English Language Standards for international applicants: Proficiency in the English language as indicated by an official TOEFL score of 213 computer-based or 550 paper-based or better.