International students studying from their home country are eligible for acceptance to a fully online degree program at Granite State College. Individuals who are already in the U.S. with permanent resident status are eligible for acceptance. Granite State College does not sponsor visas.

In addition to the regular admissions process, please be aware of the following guidelines that may apply to you as an international student.

Transcripts from Other Countries

Applicants who attended a college or university in a foreign country must have their transcript translated and evaluated prior to full acceptance. The College will accept foreign transcript evaluations from members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A complete list of members is available at Each member of NACES has their own fee structure for the translation and evaluation, and those charges must be paid for by the student. The College recommends that students obtain a course by course (sometimes called a comprehensive) evaluation.

The transcript must be sent directly from the evaluation agency to the Undergraduate Admissions Office to be considered official.

Mail to: Admissions, Granite State College, 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301

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English Proficiency

English proficiency is required for academic success at the College. If English is not your native language, you must demonstrate adequate English proficiency in order to be admitted.

Adequate proficiency is demonstrated by a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 (internet), 550 (paper-based), or 213 (computer-based); a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5; and/or acceptable Accuplacerâ„¢ scores. Any student not demonstrating adequate proficiency will be referred to an institution that offers courses in English for Speakers of Other Languages. Scores must be sent directly from the testing agency to the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Please use code 0458.