International Students


Admission Requirements and Deadlines for Internationals Students

  • Spring 2018 (start date January) deadline to submit a completed application is October 15, 2017
  • Fall 2018 (start date August) deadline to submit a completed application is June 1, 2018

Student Directly from High School

  1. Completed online application for admission: https://www.greensboro.edu/how-to-apply
  2. Application fee is waived
  3. Official high school transcript should include courses taken, grades received, and confirmation of degree earned with date. The transcript needs to be translated into English by an accredited verifying company.  This is an impartial third party company.
  4. Official test scores (student may choose from one of the following options):

To fulfill admission test requirements, international students must prove English proficiency in one of the following ways:

  1. TOFEL – an internet-based score of 76 with minimum section scores of 18 for Reading, 18 for Listening, 20 for Speaking, and 20 for Writing
  2. SAT – Satisfactory scores on the Scholastic Assessment Test. Minimum score of 470 in Evidence based Reading and Writing) and overall score of 900 on the SAT. (Based on new SAT starting March, 2016)
  3. MLAB – a minimum score of 76; with this option the College will also assess oral proficiency post-admission for the purpose of placement
  4. Complete and pass the required American Language Academy (in Greensboro, NC) Academic English Level 5 assessment.

Test scores must be sent directly from testing center.

5. Submit completed Affidavit of Support/Certification of Finances forms

6. Copy of your passport

*The Admissions Committee reserves the right to request interviews, recommendations, grade reports or other supporting information for an applicant’s file.

For questions contact Julie Schatz, Dean of Admissions, julies@greensboro.edu

Student transferring from a university with more than 24 credit hours earned:

  1. Completed online application for admission: https://www.greensboro.edu/how-to-apply
  2. Application fee is waived
  3. Official transcripts from all college and university course work with an official English translation and course evaluation from a NACES approved evaluation service (naces.org) and the official transcript evaluations sent from directly from a NACES-approved agency.
  4. If the student has earned less than 24 credit hours, an official high school transcript is required. The high school transcript should include courses taken, grades received, and confirmation of degree earned with date.  The transcript needs to be translated into English by an accredited verifying company.  This is an impartial third party company.
  5. Official test scores (student may choose from the following options):

To fulfill admissions test requirements, international students must prove English proficiency in one of the following ways:

  1. TOFEL – an internet-based score of 76 with minimum section scores of 18 for Reading, 18 for Listening, 20 for Speaking, and 20 for Writing
  2. SAT – Satisfactory scores on the Scholastic Assessment Test. Minimum score of 470 in Evidence based Reading and Writing) and overall score of 900 on the SAT. (Based on new SAT starting March, 2016)
  3. MLAB – a minimum score of 76; with this option the College will also assess oral proficiency post-admission for the purpose of placement
  4. Complete and pass the required American Language Academy (in Greensboro, NC) Academic English Level 5 assessment.

*Test scores must be sent directly from testing center.

6. Submit completed Affidavit of Support/Certification of Finances forms

7. Copy of your passport

The Admissions Committee reserves the right to request interviews, recommendations, grade reports or other supporting information for an applicant’s file.

For questions contact Julie Schatz, Dean of Admissions, julies@greensboro.edu