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Graduate GSSP Admission Requirements

Graduate GSSP admission documents

Documents required

  • Completed Online Application form with signature.
  • Felony Disclosure Form
  • Certified copies of university academic transcripts and final degree certificate.

    Both native language and English versions of the transcripts should be included. If still currently studying, a supporting letter is needed from the university with enrolment status and expected graduation date.

  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL score ONLY).
  • Three signed letters of reference – academic or professional.
  • CV/resume.
  • Statement of purpose (student’s full name clearly stated on each page).
  • Original Bank Statement/Financial Documents (no older than 6 months), if the bank statements are not in student’s name, please provide a letter of support

Country Entry Requirements

Country Graduate UMass Lowell Navitas Requirements

Argentina

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 5/6

Australia

Bachelor’s degree with credit average, in the range of 55%-65% or grade of 4/5

Azerbaijan

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 65%-70%

Bahrain

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 75% -80%

Bangladesh

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 50%-60%

Botswana

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 55%-60% or C/D grade

Brazil

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 6/7

Brunei

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 65%-70%

Cambodia

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 67%-70%  or 6/7 average

Cameroon

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 57%-60%

Canada

Bachelor’s degree with an average of C+/B- (varies by province)

Chile

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 4/5

China

Bachelor degree completed with an 85% average (five scale) or 80% (four scale)

Colombia

Licenciatura or Professional Title with a grade of 3.3

Ecuador

Bachelor’s degree with an average of a 7.3 on 10 point scale, 13 on 20 point scale or 75 on the 100 point scale

Egypt

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 60%-65%

Fiji

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 60%-65%

France

Bachelor’s degree with a 11 average or C/D  (ECTS scale)

Ghana

Bachelor degree in the range of 65%-70%

Hong Kong

Bachelor’s degree with a C/D grade

India

Bachelor degree in the range of 45%-50% or an average of 5/6 on a 10 point scale 

Indonesia

Bachelor’s degree with B/C average or in the range of 2.5 to 3.0

Iran

Bachelor’s degree with 13.5 average

Israel

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 72%-75% 

Japan

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 65%-70% (Ka/Ryo) 

Jordan

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 77%-84% or C+/B- average

Kazakhstan

Bachelor's degree with a C/D (ECTS) or 3/4 grade

Kenya

Bachelor's degree in the range of 47%-50%

Kuwait

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 77%-82%

Laos

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 13/14

Macau

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 10-12 or 15/16

Malaysia

Bachelor/Sarjana Muda in the range of 63%-68% or C/C+grade

Malawi

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 55% -60%

Mauritius

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 57% -60% average

Mexico

Bachelor’s degree with 7/8 grade or in the range of 75%-80%

Mongolia

Bachelor's degree in the range of 75%-80% or 2/3 grade

Morocco

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 10.5

Myanmar

Bachelor's degree in the range of 47% -50%

Nepal

Bachelor's degree in the range of 43%-46% or C+/B- grade

Nigeria

Bachelor's degree in the range of 45%-50%

Oman

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 77% -83%

Pakistan

Bachelor's degree in the range of 57%-60%

Panama

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 78% -81%

Peru

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 77%-80% or 11.5/12 grade

Philippines

Bachelor's degree in the range of 80%-86%

Qatar

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 77%-80% or C/B grade

Russia

Bachelor's with Khorosho (Good) or grade of 3/4

Saudi Arabia

Bachelor's degree in the range of 77% -80%

Singapore

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 47%-50%

South Africa

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 57%-60%

South Korea

Bachelor's degree completion with C+/B- average

Sri Lanka

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 67%-70 or C/D grade

Sweden

Bachelor’s degree with G (Godkänd)

Taiwan

Bachelor's degree with an average of 67%-70% or B/C grade

Tanzania

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 47%-50%

Thailand

Bachelor’s degree with a grade of B/C+ or 2.5

Turkey

Bachelor’s degree in the range of orta and iyi, or a CB/BB average on AA-FF scale, or C/D average on ECTS scale

UAE

Bachelor’s degree with an average of 77%-80%

Uganda

Bachelor’s degree with a B-/C+ grade

Ukraine

Bachelor’s degree with a 3/4 grade

United Kingdom

Bachelor's degree with an average of 47%-50%

USA

Bachelor’s degree with GPA of 2.5

Vietnam

Bachelor's degree with grade of 5/6 or higher

Zambia

Bachelor’s degree with final average of B/C+

Zimbabwe

Bachelor’s degree in the range of 55%-60% or C+/S grade

* The above suggested equivalencies are to be regarded as a general guide and reference only. The overall grade must be equivalent to a U.S. GPA of 2.7 and the credentials attained must be equivalent to completion of a U.S. Bachelor’s degree. Requirements may vary depending on specific grading scales used by institutions. Assessment is subject to individual case review. This table is correct at the time of printing and is subject to change without notice. The UMass Lowell Global Student Success Program reserves the right to request additional documentation, if necessary. For countries not listed, please contact admissions@UMLNavitasGSSP.com

English Language Requirement

  Business All other Graduate UML Navitas GSSP courses

IELTS

6.0 with no band lower than 5.5

5.5 with no band lower than 5.0

TOEFL

80

70

*Pearson Test CANNOT be accepted for Graduate GSSP.
Please visit the relevant "Program" page for additional and/or specific entry criteria relevant to your application.
 

Additional requirements by school:

Manning School of Business (MSB) - Admission requirements

  MBA, MS 

Academic entry requirements 

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent USA 2.7

English language requirements

TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0 (with no band lower than 5.5)

Additional requirements

Two letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose. Work experience not required.

Typical admission timeframe (to receive offer after application)

2–4 weeks

Intake

September, January, May

GMAT requirement for progression* 

500, with 25% in verbal component.
GMAT can be waived with an overall 3.5 GPA for the six MBA foundation courses.

* GMAT prep is provided at no cost. 
 

Francis College of Engineering - Admission requirements

  MS in Engineering (Chemical, Civil & Environmental, Computer, Electrical, Energy, Mechanical, and Plastics)

Academic entry requirements for Graduate GSSP

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent USA 2.7

Additional academic requirements

Recommended students have a minimum B average in STEM subjects, those being Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology

English language requirements

IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or TOEFL iBT score of 70 or above

Intake

September, January, May*

Typical admission timeframe (to receive offer after application)

4–6 weeks

GRE requirement for progression†

Chemical: Verbal 142 and Quantitative 152 minimum Civil & Environmental: Verbal 142 and Quantitative 152 minimum Computer & Electrical: Verbal 142 and Quantitative 152 minimum Energy: Verbal 142 and Quantitative 152 minimum Mechanical: Verbal 142 and Quantitative 152 minimum Plastics: Verbal 142 and Quantitative 152 minimum Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology Verbal 142 Quantitative 152 minimum

* Please contact admissions@globaluml.com to confirm course availability for May intake. †GRE prep is provided at no additional cost. ‡Total duration and cost is dependent on credits taken per semester.
 

College of Sciences

  MS in Computer Science MS in Clinical Lab Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Health MS in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Environmental Science

Academic entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree in the Computer Science/IT/Computer Engineering field with a minimum GPA equivalent to USA 2.7

Bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum GPA equivalent to USA 2.7

Bachelor’s degree in the related field with a minimum GPA equivalent to USA 2.7

Additional academic requirements

Recommended students have a minimum B average in STEM subjects, those being Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Recommended student have a minimum B average in those subjects related to the area of study

Recommended students have a minimum B average in those subjects related to their chosen MS

English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5 or TOEFL iBt score of 80 or above

IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or TOEFL iBt score of 70 or above Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Environmental Science: IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or TOEFL iBt score of 70 or above
Biology: IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5 or TOEFL iBt score of 80 or above

Typical admission timeframe (to receive offer after application)

4–6 weeks

4–6 weeks

4–6 weeks

Intake

September, January, May†

September, January, May†

September, January, May†

GRE requirement for progression*

Verbal 145 and Quant 155

Verbal 142 Quant 152 (total score must be 290+ for Public Health)

Biology: Verbal 150 Quant 150 Chemistry: Verbal 145 Quant 155 Enviromental Science: Verbal 145 Quant 155 Mathematics: Verbal 145 Quant 155 Physics Verbal 147 Quant 160 Writing 3.5

*GRE prep is provided at no additional cost. † Please contact admissions@globaluml.com to confirm course availability for May intake ‡Total duration and cost is dependent on credits taken per semester.
 

Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

  MA in Community Social Psychology MA in Peace and Conflict Studies MA in Criminology and Justice Studies

Academic entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the Psychology field, with a minimum GPA equivalent to USA 2.7

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the Humanities field, with a minimum GPA equivalent to USA 2.7

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the Humanities field, with a minimum GPA equivalent to USA 2.7

Additional academic requirements

Recommended at least 18 credits in Psychology, including at least one course in statistics or research methods

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English language requirements

IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or TOEFL iBt score of 70 or above

IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or TOEFL iBt score of 70 or above

IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or TOEFL iBt score of 70 or above

Typical admission timeframe (to receive offer after application)

4–6 weeks

Intake

September

September, January and May

September, January

GRE requirement for progression†

Verbal 145 & Quant 140

Verbal 145 Quant 140

Verbal 145 and Quant 140

*GRE prep is provided at no additional cost. †Total duration and cost is dependent on credits taken per semester.