Undergraduate Program Change of Status Applicant Checklist

Who is a change of status applicant?

An applicant who is currently in the United States on any one of the following non-immigrant visas such as A2, B1, B2, F2, H1B, H4, L1, L2, etc.


 No Application fee until October 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:

Required Documentation

  • Official Transcripts * from all previously attended institutions. Electronic transcripts sent directly from the issuing institutions are accepted
    • A high school CGPA of 2.5 or above meets minimum CGPA requirement.
    • A high school CGPA between 2.0 to 2.49 requires an interview with the Academic team, and a review of the last two semester grades (high school and/or college)
    • In good academic standing at your last attended institution
  • A freshman applicant is required to submit a high school diploma.
  • Foreign Credential Evaluation Analysis Report*(for applicants who have earned their high school or college credentials at a foreign institution):
  • English Proficiency Document for Non-Native English Speakers
    • An official IELTS (Academic) , TOEFL (iBT), TOEFL Essentials, iTEP Academic, PTE Academic or Cambridge B2 First test score report. Minimum Score:
      • IELTS (Academic) 5.5
      • TOEFL (iBT) 59
      • TOEFL Essentials 6.5 band
      • iTEP Academic 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 SAT/ACT scores* -waived until further notice for all applicants due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Financial Support Document*: provide a recent financial support document indicating a minimum amount of $30,000 available to pursue your studies in the first academic year at NPU (any one of the following):
    • A current bank letter and bank statement
    • A loan letter from a lending institution
    • A property deed valuation report
    • Copies of fixed deposits

    An affidavit of support or sponsor letter is required if the funds are not in your name. Upload the financial support document and sponsor letter into a single PDF document.

  • Your Passport or a Government Issued I.D.
  • Your Visa & Most Recent I-94