Admissions

Admissions Process

Grantham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin in admitting students to its programs or in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs or other University-administered programs. Admission policies are based on inclusiveness – Grantham believes everyone should have the opportunity to pursue a college degree.

Grantham accepts applications on a continuous basis throughout the year. You have the option of enrolling as a degree candidate or on a course-by-course basis (non-degree), and after you submit the required enrollment application, we begin the process of review and assessment.

English Language Proficiency Tests

Applicants with secondary or previous education in a foreign country, who do not reside in an English-speaking country (e.g., the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand), must demonstrate English language proficiency. Official documentation must be submitted with the application and admission must be granted before the applicant may enroll.

Internet-based TOEFL (iBT)

The TOEFL program has phased in the Internet-based version of the TOEFL test – TOEFL iBT. If you take the TOEFL iBT, you must score 61 or higher to gain admission to the University. The TOEFL iBT measures how well you read, listen, speak and write in English, and use these skills together.

The Paper-based TOEFL Test

The paper-based TOEFL test measures: Listening Comprehension, Structure and Written Expression, and Reading Comprehension. A minimum score of 500 on the paper-based version is required for admission to the University.

Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)

In lieu of the TOEFL, you may submit scores from the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC). A minimum score of 750 is required for admission to the University. Complete information on the TOEIC is available at www.toeic.com.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

In lieu of the TOEFL, you may submit scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum score of 6.5 is required to gain admission to the University. Complete information on the IELTS is available online at www.ielts.org.