Graduate Program Local Applicant Checklist

An applicant who is a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident or is on a non-immigrant visa such as A2, F2, H1B, H4, L1, L2, etc.


 No Application fee until June 15, 2021

Create your account on the MyNPU Applicant Portal.

Complete the online application for your intended degree program. Upload copies of the documents based on the checklist provided below:

  1. Required Documentation
    • Official Transcripts* from all previously attended colleges/universities. Electronic transcripts sent directly from the issuing institutions are accepted.
      • Good academic standing at the last institution attended is required
      • Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.5 is recommended (lower CGPAs may be considered)
    • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma 
    • Foreign Credential Evaluation Analysis Report*(for applicants who have earned their bachelor’s credentials at a foreign institution):
    • Evidence of English Proficiency Document for Non-Native English Speakers* (any one of the following)
      • An official IELTS, TOEFL, iTEP, PTE Academic or Cambridge B2 First test score report. Minimum Score:
        • IELTS 5.5
        • TOEFL 59
        • iTEP 3.7
        • PTE Academic 50
        • Cambridge B2 First 168
      • An English assessment report from a few U.S. English language institutions recognized by major universities in the U.S.
      • A degree earned or a college-level English credit course passed at an institution located in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada
      • A degree earned at an institution in which the language of instruction is strictly English (as determined solely by NPU)
    • Official GMAT or GRE scores* - waived until further notice for all applicants due to the COVID-19 pandemic
      • waived for applicants holding a bachelor’s degree from NPU, or any master’s degree
      • waived for applicants holding a bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of 2.75 or above
    • Your Passport or a Government Issued I.D.
    • Your Permanent Residency Card/Visa (if applicable)
  2. Additional suggested indicators of potential success at NPU. Provide evidence of one or more of the following:
    • Additional undergraduate and/or graduate degrees and certifications
    • Previous coursework or training in the intended field of study
    • Work experience
    • Achievement in sports, music and/or other creative pursuits
    • Involvement in community/volunteer services
    • Fluency in multiple foreign languages
    • Personal statement
    • Other special skills