• Students must have proof of their senior secondary school transcripts with a minimum B average.
  • Students are required to maintain at least a 2.0 overall GPA.

English Language Requirement

  • Students whose official language is not English are required to submit IELTS or TOEFL scores.

Score Required

  • 100 / 120 Avg. Score in TOEFL

  • 7.5 / 9 Avg. Score in IELTS

  • 31 / 36 Avg. Score in ACT

  • 1410 / 1600 Avg. Score in SAT

  • 125 / 160 Avg. Score in Duolingo

  • 2.0 / 4 Minimum GPA

Required Documents

The following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.
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