Applying to Northwood
Now that you've explored our degree options and all of our distinct campuses, its time to apply to Northwood University. Please note the following requirements for all applicants:
- completed a high school (secondary school) diploma or leaving certificate and must submit official documentation showing completion of this credential.
- complete and submit an official application using their name as it appears on their passport.
- submit official records and transcripts of all previous academic work. Transcripts in any language other than English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
- View the University's transcript policy on submitted documents.
- transfer credits can only be accepted if the grade is a C or above (or the equivalent thereof) on a 4.0 grading scale.
- submit evidence of English Proficiency Students must demonstrate proficiency in English. Northwood accepts the TOEFL, IELTS, UCLES Cambridge Exams, STEP exams, IB exams, and successful completion of ELS Language Centers Level 112 for evidence of proficiency. View the language proficiency requirements. Students who do not meet minimum proficiency requirements may be admitted, but must complete English as a Second Language (ESL) coursework upon arrival at Northwood.
- submit financial documentation. The on-line application includes these documents. Applicants may also submit official documents from a financial institution. Applicants being sponsored must submit an official letter from a financial sponsor confirming the specific amount of financial support.
- declare a specific academic major.
The online application includes all of the elements youll need to provide, including information about transcripts, English Proficiency requirements, and financial documents that youll need for your application. Students using a paper application should submit all required documents with the completed application.
If you are applying to an overseas International Program Center, please visit Applying to an International Program Center.
All admission decisions will be communicated in writing.
Applicants who are admitted will be issued an I-20 form and an official letter of admission. Students must then apply for an F-1 visa (except Canadian citizens) at a U.S. embassy or consulate abroad and pay the SEVIS fee. Following are tips on applying for the student visa. http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1268.html