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Frequently Asked Questions — International Students

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This page contains a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs). If your question isn’t answered here, you can search the SLIS Website using the search box on the left side of this page.

  • Is the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) required for all international students?No. If you received a degree from an English-speaking program, then you are not required to take the TOEFL.

  • Are international students required to fulfill the School’s language requirement?Yes. International students must complete the foreign language requirement. The Foreign Language Exam can be taken in a language approved by the department as long as the language is not the native or first language of the student. (Confirmed with NCCU 2014-09-08)

  • How many courses are international students required to take each semester?International students are required to take 9 semester hours (3 classes) each semester.

  • How do International Students submit transcripts?International students need to send a transcript evaluation if they attended college outside the USA; for example, WES (World Education Services) for evaluation of transcripts at: http://www.wes.org/students.