*These requirements are for on campus international students only. Please refer to SNHU Global Campus if you would like to study online.
*If you are applying for the Experience English (July 9-August 2, 2019 ESL Program) please visit SNHU English as a Second Language.
Pay $40.00 USD Application Fee
Applications will not be processed and documents will not be accepted until the Application Fee is paid.
Submit Official Documents.
Please submit the following documents:
Official Diplomas and Transcripts:
All transcripts submitted must be official copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Academic documents must include an official transcript with record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be in a sealed and stamped envelope by the issuing institution.
All documents need to be sent to:
International Admission SNHU
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106, USA
Bank documents, affidavit of support, and copy of passport page may be submitted via email to:
Undergraduate Admission: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Admission: email@example.com
Undergraduate GPA Requirements:
Applicants for undergraduate programs must have the equivalent of a US High School Diploma with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale.
Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 - 2.49 may be eligible for provisional admission.
Graduate GPA Requirements:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a US bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale.
Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 - 2.74 may be eligible for provisional admission.
Please note that an application is not complete until all official documents have been received. Scanned copies directly from students are not accepted. If you are considering having your credentials evaluated by a credential evaluation service (not required), please refer to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) for a list of SNHU-approved providers.
*If you are applying for the ESL Program only you do not need to submit an academic diploma & transcript.
English Proficiency Score
Students wishing to enter directly into an Undergraduate or Graduate academic program must provide evidence of English proficiency by one of the following options:
TOEFL/IELTS scores must be officially reported.
SNHU's school code is 3649
*If you are applying for the ESL Program only you do not need to submit an English Proficiency Test score.
Students may enter an undergraduate academic program via our academic bridge program based on the following scores:
6.0 (sub scores: ≤ 5.0)
Students from non-English speaking countries with no proof of English proficiency, or scores below the minimum requirement, will be enrolled in the ESL program prior to their degree program. Indian graduate students are not eligible to enroll in the ESL program.
SNHU verifies all English proficiency test scores with the testing organizations. Any applicant submitting scores that are inaccurate will be denied admission.
099i will be waived for undergraduate students with TOEFL 79/IELTS 6.5 or higher.
Proof of Financial Support
Official document demonstrating the ability to cover the financial obligation of studying in the US for the first year.
Please complete the financial affidavit and return it with your documentation if you have requested sponsorship from someone besides yourself.
A color copy of current passport biography page.
Once the application file is complete the admission review will take 2-4 weeks. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*These requirements are for on campus international students only. Please refer to the College of Online and Continuing Education for online requirements.
*Applicants submitting admission documents (transcripts, bank documents, English proficiency scores, etc.) that are found to have been altered or fabricated will be denied admission. Denials based on fraudulent documents cannot be appealed.