Applicants with International Credentials
Applicants must submit the following:
- Supporting Documents: Some programs may require additional documentation, such as letters of recommendation, graduate entrance exams, personal statement, etc. Click here to view the program specific requirements.
English Proficiency Examination: The TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE exam is required of students for whom English is a second language.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Minimum required score is 79 (Internet). For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the TOEFL website at www.ets.org. Our institutional code is 2778.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): We will only accept the academic exam scores. The minimum required score is 6.5 (overall band). For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the IELTS website www.ielts.org.
Pearson Test of English (PTE): Minimum required score is 53. For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the PTE website www.pearsonpte.com.
Duolingo English Test: Minimum required score is 100. For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the Duolingo website.
Applicants educated outside of the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) or World Educational Services (WES) evaluation services. Evaluations must be submitted directly to GradCAS or BusinessCAS when applying.
Obtaining/Maintaining a Visa
If you are currently an international student in F-1 or J-1 status, intend to apply for a student visa outside of the U.S. or change your status to F-1 or J-1, please contact the Center for Global Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 718.982.2100. The Center will give you information about obtaining the appropriate immigration forms (I-20 or DS-2019)