International Admission Requirements

What should I submit with my application?

Submit the following documents to us by email at internationaldocs@snhu.edu or forward by mail courier to SNHU, Office of International Admissions, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH 03106 USA

  • Originals or attested copies of your degrees, diplomas, and certificates.  Include an official record of courses and grades or marks received.
  • Evidence of English proficiency, typically by means of an international test TOEFL score (see requirements below). Students without international test TOEFL or IELTS scores may be admitted conditional upon being tested on arrival
  • Documentation demonstrating your ability to pay the financial obligations of studying in the United States, such as a bank letter indicating the actual financial condition of your sponsor.

How will my application be evaluated?

Bachelor Degrees

  • Applicants need to have completed the equivalent of a US Secondary School
  • Applicants will require the equivalent of a 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale
  • Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency as evidenced by:
    TOEFL score of 71 and greater, IELTS score of 6.5 and greater, PTE score of 49 and greater, ELS score of 111 and greater, EF score of 107 and greater, and  Michigan score of 85 and greater. The TOIEC examination is not accepted.

Students with scores between TOEFL 61-70, IELTS 6, PTE 44-48, ELD 109/110, EF 106, Michigan 80-84 will be assigned to a bridge program with some English and some course work.  Students who have some university level academic work may be eligible for transfer credits or exemptions.

Students with scores of TOEFL less than 61, IELTS less than 6.0, PTE less than 43, ELS less than 109, EF less than 106, and Michigan less than 80, can register and attend English as a Second Language (ESL) program

Master’s Degrees

  • Applicants should have the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree
  • Applicants will require the equivalent of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale.
  • Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency as evidenced by:
    TOEFL score 79-80 and greater, IELTS 6.5 and greater, PPTE 54 and greater, ELS 107 and greater, Michigan 90 and greater. The TOIEC examination is not accepted.

Students with scores between TOEFL 71-78, IELTS 6, PTE 49-53, ELS 112, EF 106, Michigan 85-89 will be assigned to a bridge program.

Students with scores of TOEFL less than 71, IELTS less than 6.0, PTE less than 48, ELS less than 112, EF less than 106, and Michigan less than 85, can register and attend English as a Second Language (ESL) program

Contact Us
 
International Admission

2500 North River Road,
Manchester. NH, 03106, USA
Phone: 603.645.9629
Fax: 603.645.9603
Email:  international@snhu.edu