International Programs and Global Engagement

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Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway

Georgia

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Sruli Zogadi Ganatlebis Atestati (Certificate of Complete General Education)
Academic Documents Required Official academic records showing subjects and grades for the last 4 years of education (equivalent to US grades 9-12) in both Georgian or Russian and precise word-for-word English translation. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature and mailed directly from the school in the sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year degree- Bakalavris Kharishki, Specialistis Diplomi
Academic Documents Required: Official academic record showing all courses, grades earned (not valid without the diploma) and diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded in Georgian or Russian and precise, word-for-word English translation. Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamp and signature and mailed directly from the university in the university sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

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Germany

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife
Academic Documents Required:   Official academic records showing subjects and exams taken for the last 4 years of education (equivalent to US grades 9-12) in both German and precise, word-for-word English translation issued from the school in sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree ( Diplom, Magister Artium or first Staatsexamen)
Academic Documents Required: Official Scheine (examination records) showing all courses completed with dates of completion and marks earned; Zeugnisse for all exams and degrees completed in German and precise word for word English translation. Staatsexamen documents must be stamped and signed by the state official. All other documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Ghana

TOEFL not required
Secondary Credentials required
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Senior School Certificate or West African
Academic Documents Required Official West African School Certificate Ordinary Levels showing a minimum 5 academic passes (grades A, B, C) including English, Math, Biology, Chemistry or Physics, and Social Science.  Documents must be issued and mailed directly from the Examination Council.  We do not accept statement of results nor documents from the school.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.  Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamp and signature and mailed directly from the university in the university sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

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Greece

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Apolytirio Eniaiou Lykeiou (Upper Secondary School)
Academic Documents Required Official academic records showing subjects and grades (equivalent to US grades 9-12) in Greek and precise word-for-word English translation. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamp and signature and mailed directly from the school in the sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor's degree (Ptychio)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Greek and precise word-for-word English translation. Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamp and signature and mailed directly from the university in the university sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

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Guatemala

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Bachiller
Academic Documents Required:  Official Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (academic transcripts) showing subjects and grades earned for last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) issued in Spanish and precise, word-for-word, English translation issued and mailed by the school in the school sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flab.  The Diploma must be issued and mailed by the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia in the stamp and sealed envelope by the Ministry.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree (Baccalaureatus, Titulo de Licenciado, Titulo Profesional)
Academic Documents Required: Official Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones (academic transcripts) in Spanish and precise word for word English translation.  Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamp and signature and mailed directly from the university in the university sealed/unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

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Hong Kong

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (since 2012)
Academic Documents Required:  Official Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education showing at least 6 academic passes (including Chinese Language, English, Math, Biology, Chemistry or Physics and a Social Science) of grades A, B, C issued and mailed directly from the Hong Kong Examination Council.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
 Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamps and signature and mailed directly from the university in the university sealed envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

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Hungary

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Érettségi Bizonyítvány (Maturity Certificate)
Academic Documents Required Official academic records showing all subjects and grades earned for the last 4 years of secondary school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) and official certificate with graduation date in Hungarian and precise word for word English translation.  Documents must be issued and mailed from the school with official stamps and signatures in the unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4-6 year degree, Egyetemi Oklevel
Academic Documents Required: Complete university transcripts and grades (the Leckekönyv is not accepted); official diploma (oklevél) and date awarded in Hungarian and precise word for word English translation. Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamps and signature and mailed directly from the university in the university sealed envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap.

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Iceland

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Stúdentspróf (Upper Secondary School Certificate)
Academic Documents Required Official academic records showing all subjects and grades earned for the last 4 years of secondary school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) and official certificate with graduation date in Icelandic and precise word for word English translation.  Documents must be issued and mailed from the school with official stamps and signatures in the unopened envelope with the school seal on the envelope.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year degree (Baccalaureatus, Kandidatsprof)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript with all subjects and grades earned; official degree with the date awarded in Icelandic and precise word for word English translation. Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamps and signature and mailed directly from the university in the university sealed envelope with the school seal on the envelope flap. We do not accept Diploma Supplements.

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India

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
All India Secondary School Certificate (grade 10)
Secondary School Certificate (grade 10)
Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (grade 10)
Higher Secondary Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate (grade 12)
Senior Secondary Certificate/Pre-University Certificate/Pre-Degree Certificate (grade 12)
Intermediate Examination (grade 12)
All India and Delhi Senior School Certificate (grade 12)
Indian School Certificate Examination (grade 12)
Academic Documents Required Official attested copies of the Secondary school certificates (grade 10) and Senior Secondary school certificate (grade 12) showing 5 academic subjects (General Papers and Vocational subjects not accepted) completed.  Documents must be issued in English and mailed directly from the appropriate Board (examples: State Secondary School Board, Central Board of Secondary Education, Council for Indian School Certificates) with the official signatures and stamps in the unopened envelope with the signatures and stamp on the envelope flap.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree from an AICTE accredited university
Students with less than the 4 year Bachelor’s degree must have completed one of the following to be eligible for graduate admission review:
Three year Bachelor’s and Completed Master’s degree (All parts of the Master’s must be completed at the time of application)
Two completed Bachelor’s degrees (total 4 years)
Three year Bachelor’s degree + Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Final Exam and award of Association Membership
Three year Bachelors’ degree + Post Graduate Diploma that required the three year degree
Academic Documents Required: Official attested copies of University issued Mark sheets (Consolidated transcripts are not accepted) showing all pass and failed marks obtained for every semester/year of study.  Documents must be attested by the Controller of Examination, Registrar or College Principal (signature and title must be in English) and mailed directly from the institution with the signatures and stamp on the envelope flap.
Documents from the University of Pune can only be attested by the Controller of Examinations.

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Indonesia

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Atas (STTB:SMA), Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum) Upper Secondary Certificate
Academic Documents Required Official graduation certificate showing all exams taken and grades earned in Indonesian and precise word for word English translation.  Documents must be issued and mailed from the secondary school attended with the official signatures and stamps in the unopened envelopes with the seal on the envelope flap. 

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree (Sarjana Strata Satu-first academic degree)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript showing all subjects taken for each year and grades earned; official degree certificates or diplomas in Indonesian and precise word for word English translation. Documents must be issued and mailed by the university with the official stamps and signature in the university unopened envelopes.

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Iran

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Dabirestan (Upper Secondary leading to the Diplom-e Motevaseteh (Certificate of completion of Secondary School studies) and Pish-Daneshgahi (Pre- University Year-grade 12)
Academic Documents Required Official records showing all subjects and marks earned from the academic (nazari) stream for grades 9-11 with the Diplom-e Motevaseteh indicating the date of graduation.  Official Pre-University record showing all subjects and marks earned with the certificate stating graduation date.  All documents must be issued and mailed in Farsi and precise word for word English translation from the Ministry of Education’s Bureau of International Scientific Cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Justice and Foreign Affairs signatures and stamps.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree (Karshenasi)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only.  All documents must be issued and mailed in Farsi and precise word for word English translation from the Ministry of Education’s Bureau of International Scientific Cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Justice and Foreign Affairs signatures and stamps.

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Iraq

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Baccalaureate Examination Certificate
Academic Documents Required Official academic records showing all subjects (Scientific track) and grades earned for the last 3 years of secondary education (equivalent to US grades 10-12) and the certificate issued in English by the Ministry of Education.  Documents must be issued and mailed from the Ministry of Education with the signatures and stamps submitted in the envelope with the Ministry of Education seal on the envelope flap.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued and mailed by the university with the official stamps and signature on the documents and sealed envelope flap.

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Israel

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Teudat Bagrut (Matriculation Certificate)
Academic Documents Required Official academic records showing all subjects and grades earned (equivalent to the US grades 10-12)in precise word for word English translation; The documents must be issued and mailed from the school with the official stamps and signature in the school signed and sealed envelope.  The official certificate showing all subjects and final grades must be in the precise word for word English translation, issued and mailed from the Ministry of Education Examination Board.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued and mailed by the university with the official stamps and signature on the documents and the sealed envelope flap.

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Italy

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Diploma di Esame di Stato (State Examination Diploma) (Since 1998-99)
Academic Documents Required: Official records showing all subjects and grades earned in Italian and precise word for word English translation (should equal U.S. high school grades 10, 11 and 12); Documents must be issued and mailed from the school in the school sealed/unopened envelope with the official stamps and signatures on the envelope flap.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree (Laurea)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Italian and English. Documents must be issued and mailed from the university in the university sealed/unopened envelope with the official stamps and seals on the envelope flap.

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Japan

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Upper Secondary School Certificate (Academic Level-Senior High School)
Academic Documents Required Official transcript with classes and grades earned for grade 9(lower secondary school); official transcripts showing all classes and grades earned for grades 10-12; official certificate of graduation with dates of attendance and graduation date.  All documents must be in English and must bear the official signatures and seal of the principal and must be mailed in the school stamped and sealed envelope.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required:  Official transcripts showing subjects by semester and year completed and grades earned; Official certificate of graduation. Documents must be university issued in English, mailed from the university in the university stamped and sealed envelope.

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Jordan

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Tawjihi/General Secondary Education Certificate (Academic stream)
Academic Documents Required Official General Secondary Certificates (transcript of grades) for the last 4 years of secondary school (equivalent to US grades 9-12).  Documents must be issued and mailed from the Ministry of Education Department of Examinations (in English) with the official signatures and stamps to be considered official.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts and Degree Certificate in English issued and mailed from the university in the university signed, stamped and sealed envelope with the signatures and stamps on the envelope flap.

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Kenya

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Certificate of Secondary Education (Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education-KCSE)
Academic Documents Required Official Certificate of Secondary Education showing at least 5 academic passes (including English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry or Physics and Social Science) with grades of B or better.  Documents must be issued and mailed directly from the Kenyan Examination Council.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts and degree certificate issued and mailed by the university with the Registrar’s signature and seal.  Documents must be mailed directly from the university with the official stamps and seals on the documents and envelope.

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Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Inmungye Kodung Hakkyo (High School Certificate)
Academic Documents Required Official transcripts in English showing subjects and grades for the last 3 years of senior high school (US equivalent grades 10-12).  Documents must be in English and issued and mailed from the school bearing the principal’s signature and seal in the unopened school stamped envelope.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Haksa (minimum 4 year bachelor’s degree)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts and certificate of graduation in English issued and mailed directly from the university. Documents must be issued and mailed by the university with the official stamps and signatures on the documents and sealed envelope flap.

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Kuwait

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Shehaadat al-thaanawiya al-'aama (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial Certificate of education for grades 9-12 showing all final courses and grades earned with graduation certificate with date of graduation.  Documents must be sent in English from the Regional Directorate in the sealed unopened envelope with the directorate signatures and seal.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts and degree certificate with graduation date mailed directly from the university in the university sealed envelopes bearing the registrar’s signature, seal and stamp.  All documents must be mailed directly from the university to be considered official.

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Latvia

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Attestation of General Secondary Education)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial Atestats for the final 4 years of Upper Secondary school (US equivalent to grades 9-12) mailed from the State Board showing all courses and grades earned.  Documents must be sent in the native language and precise word for word English translation.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Latvian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Lebanon

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Libanaise Baccalauréat (Lebanese Baccalaureate); Shehaadat al-thaanawiya al-'aama (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial transcripts showing all final science track courses and grades earned with graduation certificate with graduation date.  Documents must represent the final 4 years of Secondary school (in English) (equivalent to US grades 9-12).  Documents must be mailed from the Ministry of Justice and Foreign Affairs.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official academic record; official certification of degree and date awarded in French and English. Documents must be issued and mailed by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Liberia

Secondary Credentials required
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Senior School Certificate
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial WAEC certificate showing at least 5 academic subjects to include English, Math, natural and physical science and social science.  Minimum grades of B or better. The Certificate must be mailed directly from the Examination Council to be considered official. 

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued in English and mailed by the school with the official stamps and signature.

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Lithuania

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Brandos Atestatas (Certificate of Maturity)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial transcripts showing all academic courses and grades earned for the last 4 years of Upper Secondary School (equivalent to US grades 9-12).  The diploma must include the graduation date. Documents must be submitted in the native language and English translation and mailed from the appropriate governmental agency.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Lithuanian and English.

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Malaysia

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia(SPM) and Siji Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial SPM and STPM showing at least 5 academic passes (include English and Math) with minimum grades of B or better.  The Certificates must be mailed from the Malaysian Examination Council to be considered official.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree (Sarjana Muda)
Academic Documents Required: Official academic records with the official diploma. All documents must be in Malaysian and English. The documents must be mailed directly from the University in the university unopened sealed envelope.

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Mexico

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Bachillerato (Academic Upper Secondary School Certificate)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial certificado de estudios (transcripts) showing all courses and grades earned for the last 4 years of Secondary School (equivalent to US grades 9-12)

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree [Licenciado or Professional Title (4 years)].
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded. All documents in Spanish and English mailed directly from the university in the university sealed unopened envelope with the Rectors signature and seals.

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Moldova

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Diplomă de Bacalaureat (Diploma of Baccalaureate)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial records of high school showing final 4 years of secondary school listing courses taken and marks earned final exam results and confirmation of diploma awarded with graduation date. The documents must be in the native language and English translation and sent from the appropriate governmental office.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Romanian or Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same. Documents must be issued and mailed by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Nepal

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Higher Secondary Certificate
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial records of high school showing final 4 years of secondary school listing courses taken and marks earned final exam results and confirmation of diploma awarded with graduation date. The documents must be in the native language and English translation and sent from the appropriate governmental office.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official mark sheets/transcripts/records; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued and mailed by the school with the official stamps and signature.

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Netherland

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (Diploma of University Preparatory Education)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial records of high school showing final 4 years of secondary school listing courses taken and marks earned final exam results and confirmation of diploma awarded with graduation date. The documents must be in the native language and English translation and sent from the appropriate governmental office.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Dutch and English. Documents must be issued and mailed by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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New Zealand

Secondary Credentials required
National Certificate in Educational Achievement Level 3
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial Record of Achievement (ROA) listing completion dates for all coursework completed for Level, 1, 2 and 3.  (Students must achieve 80 total NZ credits to achieve each NCEA level credential, 60 of which must be earned in levels 2 and 3).  Core coursework to include: English, Math, Natural and Physical Science and Social Science.  The ROA must be submitted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree (Bachelors Honours)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts (in English) with degree/diploma and date awarded. Documents must be issued and mailed by the school with the official stamps and registrar’s signature.

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Nigeria

Secondary Credentials required
West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Senior School Certificate
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial WAEC certificate showing at least 5 academic subjects to include English, Math, natural and physical science and social science.  Minimum grades of B or better. The Certificate must be mailed directly from the Examination Council to be considered official. 

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts and degree/diploma with date awarded, must be mailed directly from the University in the university sealed, unopened envelopes with original Registrar’s signatures and seal.

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Norway

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Certificate of Upper Secondary Education)
Academic Documents RequiredOfficial Upper Secondary records for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12). The documents must be in Norwegian and English along with the certificate of graduation with date awarded.  The documents must be issued and sent from the appropriate examination board with the signatures and seals.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript/record; official certification of degree and date awarded. All documents in Norwegian and English.  The records must be issued and sent in the University sealed unopened envelopes with the Registrar’s/Rectors signature and seals.

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