International Students College Programs
New England College of Business has been educating successful business professionals for more than a hundred years. With international business college students enrolled from countries around the globe, New England College of Business has become a vibrant and diverse learning community of students benefiting from esteemed academics and practitioners. Students benefit from interactions with a diverse global student body.
Understanding that traveling to the United States is not always possible, New England College of Business provides access to United States business concepts and degree programs through an online learning management system. No matter where you are located, New England College of Business is there!
Frequently Asked Questions
How does an international student apply to New England College of Business?
You may apply online by clicking Apply Online Now. For speedy processing, please have a major credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, or Discover) available to pay the application fee.
When should an international student apply to Admissions?
The Office of Admissions recommends that you apply as early as three months prior to the term in which you plan to attend New England College of Business. There are six undergraduate starts and eight Master’s degree program starts per year. Undergraduate courses are eight weeks long and Master’s courses are five weeks long.
Do international students need to move to Boston, MA to study at New England College of Business?
New England College of Business uses a robust online learning management platform that allows all students to complete their coursework online. You are not required to live in Boston, MA to study and earn your degree for New England College of Business.
Are standardized tests required for admission?
No. New England College of Business does not require an SAT or ACT for undergraduate admissions. There is an exam required for all undergraduate students. If you have not previously attended New England College of Business, you will be given English and Math exams prior to enrolling in any course. If you pass the exams with 55% or higher you will be admitted to the College and an advisor will work with you to enroll you in the appropriate level courses.
What happens if I score 55% or higher on the English and Math Entrance Exams?
You will be admitted to the College. For English: If admitted and your score is between 55%-74%, you will be placed in ENG 099, Fundamentals of English. If you score 75% or higher, you will be placed in ENG 101, English Composition I. For Math: If admitted and your score is between 55%-74%, you will be placed in MAT 099, Fundamentals of Math. If you score 75% or higher, you will be placed in MAT 103, Business Mathematics.
For graduate programs, the GRE and GMAT are not required. You are required to submit a resume, essay, and to complete a virtual interview. You will also need to send transcripts from your undergraduate studies.
What do international students need to provide in order to properly complete our application?
You need to provide the following information:
For undergraduate, if you wish to transfer in credits earned from another institution, official transcripts from all schools attended are required for evaluation and acceptance. For graduate, official transcripts are required for undergraduate studies.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
The TOEFL is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. The TOEFL is given worldwide. There is a fee for the examination. A 500 paper-based minimum score is required for all undergraduate programs and a 550 paper-based is required for all graduate programs. New England College of Business also accepts a 5 on the IELTS. The following exceptions apply:
- Applicants who completed 4 years of high school in the United States or other English-speaking countries.
- Applicants who hold an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution within the United States or other English-speaking countries.
TOEFL scores may also be required for all applicants whose native language is not English. TOEFL exempt countries are: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Christmas Island, Dominica, Eritrea, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Federated States, Montserrat, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic of, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.), Zambia & Zimbabwe
International High School/Secondary School Transcripts need to be sent directly from your high school in a sealed envelope to:
New England College of Business
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
111 Devonshire Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02109-5407
Transcripts in any language other than English must be translated through the Center for Educational Documentation. Also, all foreign transcripts whether in English or not must be processed by the Center for Educational Documentation. Information regarding this organization may be obtained by contacting an academic advisor or by logging on to www.cedevaluations.com.