International Students

A Global Community The D'Amore-McKim School of Business community is as global as our Boston location, and our international students—who make up 31 percent of our newest Full-Time MBA cohort—play a major role. If you can demonstrate a record of academic and professional achievement, we want you at Northeastern.

 

Optional Practical Training & Corporate Residency

Learn more about OPT at the Office for Global Services

Full-Time MBA international students can complete up to two six-month, paid corporate residencies without affecting their standing for a full year of Optional Practical Training after graduation.

Visit Office of Global Services Website

 

English Language Requirement

We welcome students from around the globe. Our program is built upon a learning experience that encourages group discussions and active class participation. To succeed, you will need proficiency in written and oral English. If you are not a native English speaker, you must take a standardized test of English language proficiency. Exceptions are granted to those who completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at an accredited institution where English is the language of instruction, as well as to those who have worked full-time in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, or other native English-speaking environment.

How to Submit Results

We accept the following English language proficiency test scores. Enter your scores and upload a scanned copy of your results as a document in your online application. The TOEFL iBT, IELTS, and PTE Academic results are each valid for two years.

 

Additional Information for International Students

Your Passport

If you are neither a citizen nor a permanent resident of the United States, you must submit a scanned copy of your passport into the Supplemental Section of your online application.

Official Transcripts

Please note: Any scanned academic transcripts that you submit through our application must include an English translation. Include all postsecondary educational institutions you have attended—as well as any technical or professional schools—and your diploma or degree earned. Do not include transcripts from your secondary school or high school.