For Spring Semester, you must apply by November 30. For Fall Semester you must apply by July 15 unless you are a transfer student. Please note deadlines in the International Students Admissions Guide (PDF).
Yes. This test is administered several times during the year world wide. Consult the international testing program calendar by writing to TOEFL, Box 899, Princeton, NJ 08541, U.S.A or visit www.ets.org/toefl for further TOEFL information.
No. However, you will be required to provide one of the three options in Part IV(proof of English Proficiency) to satisfy this requirement. During your new student orientation at Massasoit all students will be required to take placement exams in Reading, Writing and Math for advisement and proper placement into courses.
Yes. This is necessary for registration at the College and to assist with proper placement into courses.
Yes. Registration and placement into courses is dependent upon English language proficiency, advising and counseling, placement testing, and course program requirements.
No. A statement of financial support available to support your educational and living expenses must be provided to Massasoit. The resources are estimated to be $24,000.00 per academic year. This requirement is part III (Proof of Financial Support) in the international admissions requirements page. The proof of financial support indicates to the school that you have and are able to maintain sufficient funding during your studies in the United States.
Yes. Official transcripts and high school diploma or secondary leaving certificates are needed. In addition, a notarized translation of all non-English transcripts must be submitted in English for admission(Part II of International admissions requirements page).
Commonly used services for educational evaluation and translation in the United States are: NAEG (North American Educational Group)www.naeg.org or 1-888-539-2804 & CED (Center for Educational Documentation) www.cedevaluations.com or 617-338-7171 and Education Credential Evaluators www.ECE.org , www.wes.org NAEG, CED, ECE, and WES provide evaluation and/or translation of Foreign Documentation and require a fee. It is highly recommended that one of these options be used to ensure proper document evaluation and translation.
SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitor Information System) is the actual database the INS uses to track and monitor non-immigrant students and exchange visitors. Visit www.ice.gov/sevis for more in-depth information.
After you have been admitted to Massasoit based on the completion of all the specific international admissions requirements, you will receive a SEVIS Form I-20 from an admissions counselor. The admissions counselor will contact you (if you are in the U.S during the time you have made your application) or your sponsor to ensure that all documents are received and explained. You will be asked to pay a tuition deposit of $50.00 US dollars at the time you receive your SEVIS Form I-20. Please note: A SEVIS I-20 is not a VISA. Students must petition for their F-1 Visa on their own.