Southern New Hampshire University Application Instruction

by / Saturday, 15 October 2016 / Published in Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University Application Instruction & Requirements

The application process for admission is as follows:

  1. Apply for admission online. Applicants should select the “International Student (Manchester Campus) Application Fee” option. Note that no applications will be processed until the application fee has been received.
  2. After paying application fee of 40$, students will receive an automated email with instructions on how to submit the required documentation listed below:
    1. Originals or attested copies of degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Include an official record of courses and grades or marks received.
    2. Evidence of English proficiency, typically by means of an international test TOEFL or IELTS score (see requirements below). Students without international test TOEFL or IELTS scores may be admitted conditional upon being tested on arrival
    3. Documentation demonstrating student’s ability to pay the financial obligations of studying in the United States, such as a bank letter indicating the actual financial condition of students sponsor.
    4. New Tuition Fees for the academic year 2015-16 (starting September) has been set
      1. Undergraduate tuition fees will be $15,0003 per semester, or $30,006 for a full academic year.
      2. Graduate tuition fee will be $1,881 per course.
    5. A color copy of current passport

Dates & Deadlines:

Undergraduate

Term 

Application Deadline

Final Check-in Date 

Orientation

Classes Begin

Spring 2017 October 17, 2016 January 12, 2017 January 13, 2017 January 17, 2017
Summer 2017 February 15, 2017 May 11, 2017 May 12, 2017 May 15, 2017
Fall 2018 June 5, 2018 August 30, 2018 August 31, 2018 September 5, 2018
Spring 2018 October 16, 2017 January 11, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 16, 2018

Graduate

Term 

Application Deadline 

Final Check-in Date 

 Orientation

Classes Begin 

Term 1 July 24, 2016 October 20, 2016 October 21, 2016 October 24, 2016
Term 3 October 16, 2016 January 12, 2017 January 13, 2017 January 16, 2017
Term 4 January 3, 2017 March 30, 2017 March 31, 2017 April 3, 2017
Term 5 March 19, 2017 June 15, 2017 June 16, 2017 June 19, 2017

ESL

Term

Application Deadline

Final Check-in Date

Orientation

Classes Begin

Term 1 July 7, 2016 September 1, 2016 September 2, 2016 September 7, 2016
Term 2 July 31, 2016 October 27, 2016 October 28, 2016 October 31, 2016
Term 3 October 17, 2016 January 12, 2017 January 13, 2017 January 17, 2017
Term 4 December 20, 2017 March 16, 2017 March 17, 2017 March 20, 2017
Term 5 February 15, 2017 May 11, 2017 May 12, 2017 May 15, 2017
Term 6 April 5, 2017 June 29, 2017 June 30, 2017 July 5, 2017

Specific Details on Evaluations

Bachelor’s Degrees

Applications will be considered for the subsequent term start when the application has been completed, the application fee paid and all associated documentation has been received. Undergraduate applications will be considered for admission to the upcoming term start on a rolling basis. Eligibility for admission is based upon the following:

  • Applicants need to have completed the equivalent of a US Secondary School
  • Applicants will require the equivalent of a 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale for admission consideration
  • Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency as evidenced by:

Please note that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has increased requirements for PTE scores, so English requirements are now as follows:

Undergraduate

  • TOEFL 71
  • IELTS 6.5
  • PTE 54
  • ELS 112
  • EF C1
  • ILSC A1
  • Michigan 85
  • ASC English Completion
  • The TOEIC examination is not accepted.

Students with scores between TOEFL 61-70, IELTS 6.0, PTE 49-54 will be assigned to a bridge program with some English and some course work.

Students with scores less than TOEFL 61, IELTS 6.0, PTE 49, can apply for SNHU English as a Second Language (ESL) program

Students who have some university level academic work, IB credits or A-Levels may be eligible for transfer credits or exemptions.

Master’s Degrees

Applications will be considered for the subsequent term start when the application has been completed, the application fee paid and all associated documentation has been received. Typically, graduate applications will be considered for the upcoming term if completed at least 8 weeks before the term start.

  • Applicants should have the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree
  • Applicants will require the equivalent of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale for admission consideration.
  • Applicants who have some master’s level academic work may be eligible for transfer credits or exemptions.
  • Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency as evidenced by:

Graduate

  • TOEFL 79
  • IELTS 6.5
  • PTE 58
  • ELS 112
  • EF C2-1
  • ILSC A2
  • Michigan 90
  • ASC English Completion (+GLS)
  • The TOIEC examination is not accepted

Student with scores between TOEFL 71-78, IELTS 6.0, PTE 54-57 will start in the GLS bridge program for one full term.

Students with scores of less than TOEFL 71, IELTS 6.0, PTE 54 can apply for SNHU English as a Second Language (ESL) program. The ESL program is not open to graduate students of Indian citizenship.

Students who have IB diplomas or non-technical degrees from countries where English is the one and only official language can request a waiver, but may still be required at minimum to take a research writing module.

Academic records

Students need to pass 1st or 2nd division, and for 3 year degrees they also need to be from “A Ranked Institution (NAAC)” to be classified as equivalent to 4 year degrees.

Backlogs

Southern New Hampshire University will not accept more than 8 backlogs. There may occasionally be an exception made for a student with 9 backlogs combined with extremely high scores, but normally more than 8 backlogs means automatic denial.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any further information.

 

5 Responses to “Southern New Hampshire University Application Instruction”

  1. rajeev shukla says : Reply

    hello,
    I got admit in snhu for sept. term for MS in IT but my toefl score is 73 and then i wrote PTE to waive off my GLS course but i scored 56 marks only 2 marks less to qualify to waive my GLS . now what i can do to waive off my GLS instead of giving PTE again .
    waiting for your reply ASAP…..

    thank you

  2. pruthvi says : Reply

    do we need gre score to apply for computer science(ms).
    Thank You.

  3. Pratik says : Reply

    Please help me In letting me know more about it.

  4. Mihika Potnis says : Reply

    Hello,
    I am Mihika. Can you tell me the ways to pay the application fee? as the website for paying the application fee is not appearing on my screen.

  5. Ayesha Kanga says : Reply

    Hello,
    I am Ayesha and I am studying in the University of Mumbai. My query is do you need a copy of 10th and 12th leaving certificate? because my 10th original leaving certificate is with the previous college I studied in and the refused to give it back to me as they said it was by the rule of the Maharashtra state board, India.

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