International Programs and Global Engagement

Country Specific Requirements O to Z

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Monday - Thursday
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Monday - Friday
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Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

(General document requirements listed below.  Specific requirements will be sent upon receipt of the international online application)

Oman

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Shehaadat al-thaanawiya al-'aama (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Academic Documents Required Official records showing classes and grades for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12). All certificates must be issued and mailed by the Ministry of Education in the stamped, sealed and signed envelopes.

Post-Secondary
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 school with the official stamps and signature.

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Pakistan

TOEFL or IELTS requiredSecondary Credentials required
Higher Secondary Certificate or Intermediate CertificateAcademic Documents Required:; Official attested copy of the Grades 10 (Secondary) and Grade 12 (Higher Secondary) Certificate with graduation certificate showing date earned. The Certificates must be issued and mailed from the Central Board.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official mark sheets showing all pass and failed marks obtained; official degree certificate; documents required in English only. Documents must be University issued with the Controller of Examinations signature and seal submitted in the unopened school stamped and sealed envelopes.

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Palestine

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Shehaadat al-thaanawiya al-'aama (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Academic Documents Required: Official records showing classes and grades for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) and the certificate of graduation with date received.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official University issued transcripts and degree certificate.

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Philippines

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Katibayan or Katunayan (High School Diploma)
Academic Documents Required: Official records showing classes and grades for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) and the diploma with graduation date. Documents must be mailed from the school signed by the Principal and sent in the school sealed envelopes.

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 Pilipino, Spanish, or Tagalog and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Poland

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Świadectwo Dojrzalości (Maturity Certificate before 2001) Świadectwo Dojrzalości Liceum Ogólnoksztąlcacego(Certificate of Completion of Education of General Secondary School (after 2001)
Academic Documents Required: Official records showing classes and grades for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) and the diploma with graduation date in both Polish and English.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
5-6 year dyplom, magister or professional title
Academic Documents Required: Indeks (study book) or official list of courses and examination grades obtained; official certification of degree and date awarded. All documents musts be in Polish and certified word for word precise English translation. Documents must be issued by the university with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Romania

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Diplomă de Bacalaureate (Diploma of Baccalaureate)
Academic Documents Required: Official records showing classes and grades for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) and the diploma with graduation date. Documents must be issued in Romanian and English; mailed from the school signed by the Principal and sent in the school sealed envelopes.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4-6 year diploma
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded in Romanian and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.  We do not accept Diploma Supplements.

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Russian Federation

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Aттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании [Certificate of (Complete) General Secondary Education]
Academic Documents Required Official records showing classes and grades for the last 3 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-11) and the diploma with graduation date. Documents must be issued in Russian and English; mailed from the school signed by the Principal and sent in the school sealed envelopes.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4-6 year first degree, a bachelor or diploma.
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts/academic extracts indicating all courses taken and grades earned for all programs of study. Official degree certificates or diplomas along with the extracts must be submitted in Russian and the precise word for word English translation. Diploma Supplements will not be accepted.

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Saudi Arabia

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
General Certificates of Education
Academic Documents Required Official Certificates showing courses and grades earned for all subjects for the last years of high school (grades 9-12). Official Diploma with graduation date. Documents must be in English and must be issued and mailed from the appropriate Regional Office of the Ministry of Education.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
4-6 year Bachelor
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued and mailed from the university with the official stamps and signature in the university sealed envelopes.

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Singapore

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Singapore Cambridge General Certificate of Education O Level and A Level Examination
Academic Documents Required: Official Statement of Results for the GCE Ordinary showing at least 5 academic subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Physics or Chemistry and a Social Studies with grades of B or better and Advanced Level Examinations. The Examinations must be issued and mailed from the Singapore Examination Board

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum Honours bachelor or an ordinary degree and postgraduate diploma (4 years)
Academic Documents Required:
Official transcript and the official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued and mailed from the University with the official stamps and signature.

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South Africa

English test no required
Secondary Credentials required
National Senior Certificate (NSC) from 2008 and onwards
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts /matriculation grade for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) and the National Senior Certificate (school leaving certificate-with all final courses and grades

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4-6 year bachelor or honours bachelor
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.

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Spain

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Bachillerato
Academic Documents Required: Official Calificaciones de Notas(transcripts) showing all courses and grades earned for the last 4 years of secondary school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) along with the Bachillerato (diploma) with graduation date. All documents must be in Spanish and precise word for word English translation; issued and mailed with the school authority signatures, stamps and seals and sent in the unopened school envelope.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 5-7 year degree; a licenciado or professional title
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (titulo) and date awarded in Spanish and English. Documents must be issued and mailed from the university with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Sri Lanka

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education Ordinary and Advanced Level
Academic Documents Required: Official Statement of Results for the GCE Ordinary showing at least 5 academic subjects to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Physics or Chemistry and a Social Studies with grades of B or better and Advanced Level Examinations. The Examinations must be issued and mailed from the Sri Lankan Examination Board

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4-6 year Bachelor
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.

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Sweden

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Academic Documents Required: Official records showing all courses and grades earned for the last 4 years of high school (US grades 9-12) with the final leaving certificate showing all courses and grades earned. All documents must be issued in Swedish and English and submitted in the school signed, stamped and unopened envelopes.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year bachelors
Academic Documents Required: Official academic records/transcripts (in Swedish and English) indicating all courses taken and individual grades for each semester/year of attendance with the degree/diploma certificates with date of graduation. NO Diploma Supplements. All documents must be issued and submitted by the institution attended.

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Taiwan

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Senior High School Leaving Certificate (Diploma)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript for junior high school (grade 9) and official academic track transcripts for grades 10-12 showing all courses and grades earned with the official diploma with date of graduation. Documents must be in English and issued and submitted from the school bearing the Principal signature, seals and stamps.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Completion of a minimum 4 year Bachelor’s degree
Academic Documents Required: Official transcripts showing all courses and grades earned with official diploma with date of graduation. The documents must be issued and submitted from the university in the sealed unopened envelopes.

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Thailand

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Upper Secondary School
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript of record for Upper Secondary school showing all courses and grades earned for grades 10-12. The transcripts must be issued in English by the institution attended and sent from the institution attended.

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 school with the official stamps and signature.

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Tunisia

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Diplome du Baccalaureat (Diploma of Baccalaureate)
Academic Documents Required: Official Releve De Notes (academic transripts) showing all subjects and final grades for the last 4 year of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12) issued in French and English. Official copy of the Diploma in French and English to include the date of graduation

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

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Turkey

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma)
Lise Bitirme Diplomasi (High School Diploma from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)
Academic Documents Require: Official academic records (Academic Branch stream) showing all courses and grades for the last 4 year of high school (Grades 9-12) issued in Turkish and English by the school with the official principals signature, stamp and seal submitted in the school sealed envelope. The Official copy of the Diploma with graduation date must accompany the academic records.

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 Turkish and English. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature accompanied by an official English translation.

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Uganda

Secondary Credentials required
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education
Uganda Certificate of Education
Academic Documents Required: Official Ugandan Certificates of Education O Level and A Level showing issued and mailed from the Ugandan Examination Board. The Ordinary Level examination should show at least 5 academic subjects (English Lit, Math, Biology, Chemistry or Physics, Social Science course). The Advanced Level must show at least 2 academic subjects (vocational subjects are not accepted). All documents must be issued and mailed from the Ugandan Examination Board.

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

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Ukraine

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Atestat pro Povnu Zagal'nu seredniu osvitu (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education)
Academic Documents Required: Official Certificate of Basic General Secondary Education- Grade 9 [Свідоцтво про базову загальну середнюосвіту/Svidotstvo pro bazovu zagal'nu serednyu osvitu] showing all final courses and grades earned. Official academic records for grades 10-12 with all final courses and grades earned and the Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education [Atestat pro povnu zagal'nu serednyu osvitu] and a transcript of those grades.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
4-5 year first degree, a bachelor or diploma
Academic Documents Required: Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Ukrainian or Russian 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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United Arab Emirates

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Shehaadat al-thaanawiya al-'aama (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Academic Documents Required: Official Secondary certificates for grades 9-12 showing all courses and grades earned and the official diploma with date of graduation. All documents must be issued in English by the Ministry of Education and sent directly from the Ministry.

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 institution with the official stamps and signature and sent directly from the institution attended.

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United Kingdom

Secondary Credentials required
General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and General Certificate of Education- A Levels
Academic Documents Required: Official GCSE showing at least 5 academic subjects (English Literature, Math, Biology, Chem or Physics, Social Science) with a minimum of B grades and the GCE Advanced level with at least 3 academic subjects (vocational subjects no accepted). Official certificate of graduation with the month and year of graduation mailed from the school; all certificates must be issued and mailed directly from the 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 must be issued and mailed by the institution with the official stamps and signature.

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Venezuela

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Bachiller
Academic Documents Required: Official Certificado de notas (academic records) for grades 9-11(academic track) showing all courses and grades earned. The academic records must be issued in Spanish and English; mailed from the school with the signatures, stamps and seals. The official graduation diploma must be issued by the Ministry of Education in both Spanish and English.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Licenciatura (4-5 years); professional title (5-6 years)
Academic Documents Required: Official Certificado de notas (transcript); official certification of degree and date awarded (título). All documents must be issued and mailed from the institution in Spanish and English with the official stamps and seals.

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Vietnam

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong (High School Graduation Certificate)
Academic Documents Required: Official academic records for years 9, 10, 11, 12 Results (Hoc Ba) showing all courses and grades earned; Official Final High School Graduation Certificate with the date of graduation. All documents must be issued in Vietnamese and English and must be issued and mailed from the school with the signatures, stamps and seals.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
Diploma (Bang Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc) (4-5 years)
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree awarded in Vietnamese and English. All documents must be issued and mailed from the institution in Vietnamese and English with the official stamps and seals.

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Yemen

TOEFL or IELTS required
Secondary Credentials required
Shehaadat al-thaanawiya al-'aama (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
Academic Documents Required: Official records showing classes and grades for the last 4 years of high school (equivalent to US grades 9-12). All certificates must be issued and mailed by the Ministry of Education in the stamped, sealed and signed envelopes.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
4-6 year bachelor
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript, official certification of degree and date awarded; documents required in English only. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.

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Zambia

Secondary Credentials required
Zambia School Certificate
Academic Documents Required: Official Zambian School Certificate showing all courses (at least 5 academic subjects -English, Math, Biology, Chem or Physics, Social Sciences with grades of B (Merit) or better. The Certificate must be issued and sent from the Examination Board. The official diploma with graduation date must be issued and submitted from the high school. Result slips will not be accepted.

Post-Secondary Credentials required
4-7 year bachelor
Academic Documents Required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded. Documents must be issued by the school with the official stamps and signature.

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Zimbabwe

Secondary Credentials required
Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council O and A Levels
General Certificate of Education O and A Levels
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
Academic Documents Required: Official Ordinary and Advanced level Certificates issued and mailed directly from the Examination Board. Result slips not acceptable.

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 school with the official stamps and signature.

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