International Admission Requirements

International Admission Requirements

Pre-Admission Requirements

Admission to study at Northwest University is granted to applicants meeting the University admissions requirements. The University does not consider, sex, race, age, national or ethnic origin, or physical disability in making admissions decisions.

Undergraduate Requirements

In order to be admitted to Undergraduate study at Northwest University the international applicant must:

  • Be a high school graduate or be eligible for graduation prior to attending Northwest University.
  • Complete the Application form and pay a $30 USD non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit High School transcripts.
  • Submit transcripts from any previous College or University work in English. If a student wishes to transfer credit from a previous College to Northwest University the student must request a course-by-course evaluation by an NU-approved evaluator.
  • Submit a TOEFL score taken within the period of six months prior to application. A minimum score of 80 on the internet exam is required for admission to the University undergraduate program. Scores are submitted to Northwest University by the testing agency – School code 4541. Students may choose to submit an SAT score rather than a TOEFL score to be considered for admission. Students transferring to Northwest University from a college or university in the United States who have completed at least one year of college level English courses will not be required to submit a TOEFL score. Students who do not meet the minimum TOEFL requirement may choose to enroll in the Center for English Language Education at NU for language training prior to their university matriculation.

Health Insurance

All international students are required to purchase health insurance through Northwest University.

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