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Health Advisory Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

Online Classes: Columbia will remain open, but all classes for the remainder of the semester will be conducted online. Visit the link below for important information about the virus’s symptoms and current recommendations. Learn More
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Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at another institution and in good academic standing.

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree or international equivalent.
    If your post-secondary credentials are from an institution outside the United States, the Office of Admissions requires you to submit all post-secondary credentials (undergraduate and graduate) to World Education Services, Inc. (WES), a third-party verification agency for a course-by-course evaluation for admission consideration. The Office of Admissions will use the credential evaluation provided by WES to determine if your undergraduate degree is the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree.

  • Students must be comfortable with rapid and idiomatic spoken English.
    To be considered for admission, applicants required to provide test scores must have a minimum TOEFL score of 100 (600 paper based) or receive a 7.0 or higher on the IELTS. Applicants with TOEFL scores below this program’s requirement should consider applying to the Business Plus program, which has an English language requirement of TOEFL iBT score between 85 and 99, or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.