USA

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Academic entry requirements

Type of course

Qualification/grade

Undergraduate

High School Diploma with B in relevant subjects and a Cumulative Grade Point Average of  B (3.0) and one of the qualifications below:

  • SAT 1 with 600+ in the maths, critical reading and writing. Sat scores range from 200-800
  • ACT (American College Test) instead of SAT 1 with composite score value of 25
  • Advanced Placement Tests 3 passes with grade 3 and above (4 or 5) in relevant subjects
  • GED (General Education Development Programme) with minimum score of 410 in each of five tests (max score 800, min pass grade 200)
Extended degree (four years, including a foundation year) Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate extended degree programme.
Postgraduate

A US bachelor's degrees with Cumulative Grade Point Average minimum of 2.70/4.00 is required with at least 30 credits from one specific subject area, and a relevant well written statement in support of the application that demonstrates the applicant’s suitability, interest and motivation.

Mathematics and English requirements

Subject

Qualification/grade

English Non-EEA nationals who require a Tier 4 student visa must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS or Pearson PTE Academic qualification. Please see our English language requirements.
Mathematics (if applicable to your course) A pass in Year 12 High School Diploma Mathematics. Grade: 3.0 GPA
Additional information

‌NARIC and accreditation

UK NARIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from NARIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates)If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.