Admissions

Whether online or on-campus, NewSchool certificates focus on essential learning in specific areas. They are ideal for professionals seeking to update their current skills or develop new ones. Certificates can be added to degree programs for current students or taken as stand-alone credentials.

To be admitted into an undergraduate certificate program, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Graduation from a recognized high school or acceptable evidence of comparable academic achievement
  • A high school minimum CPGA average of 2.5 or 12 transferable college credits with a minimum grade point average of 2.5
  • A completed application form with application fee

International students must demonstrate their proficiency in English in one of the following ways (see Language Proficiency Requirements for additional information):

  • TOEFL score of 525 or above
  • IELTS score of 5.5 or above
  • Pearson test of English score of 53 or above
  • University of Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) score of B or better

To be admitted into a graduate certificate program, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a minimum CPGA average of 2.7
  • A completed application form with application fee

International students must demonstrate their proficiency in English in one of the following ways (see Language Proficiency Requirements for additional information):

  • TOEFL score of 550 or above
  • IELTS score of 6.0 or above