International Students

International students must present the following credentials along with the completed application:

  • The completed NJCU application for admission with application fee and personal essay
  • Official transcripts of all secondary and post-secondary work completed. All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by World Education Services or another evaluation agency that is a member of NACES (National Council of Credential Evaluation Services ). Students who have completed post-secondary study should request a course by course evaluation that lists individual subjects and grades.
  • Freshman applicants or transfer applicants who have completed fewer than 12 credits must submit an official Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores (Code No. 2516 for SAT and No. 2570 for ACT).
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Required scores: TOEFL 61 or IELTS 5.5

For questions about immigration and visa matters and international student admission requirements, please visit the website of the Office of International Students and Study Abroad: or contact them at (201) 200-3022 or

Fast Fact
It takes approximately 2 hours to travel from the Philadelphia area to NJCU.
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NJ Statewide Transfer Initiative