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Application Checklist for F-1 International Students

STEP 1

Complete the online application


STEP 2

Complete your application by submitting the following

All Applicants: 

Official original academic transcripts and/or Foreign Academic Credential Evaluation for all foreign transcripts. Evaluations of foreign transcripts are accepted from any NACES or AICE member such as WES, IFCS, Scholaro, or SpanTran.

Freshman Course-by-Course Evaluation of foreign high school transcripts
Transfer Course-by-Course Evaluation of foreign college transcripts, and, General Evaluation with GPA for foreign high school transcripts
Graduate Course-by-Course Evaluation of foreign college transcripts

 

TOEFL or IELTS Score

  Undergraduate Graduate
TOEFL 71 80
IELTS 6.0 6.5

 

Undergraduate Applicants:

Please note that the Design & Animation, Music Production and Recording, Nursing, Pre-Occupational Therapy Assistant, Social Work, and Veterinary Technology programs require supplemental documents.

SAT or ACT: Mercy College is a test-optional institution, with the exception of our traditional Nursing program. We do not require ACT or SAT for international undergraduate students. If you have taken a standardized test, you are welcome to submit your scores for consideration with your application.

Graduate Applicants:

MBA
  • Résumé
Public Accounting
  • Two-page written Professional Goals Statement stating the reasons for applying to the program and how the applicant can benefit by its completion
  • Interview with the Accounting Department chairperson or designee
M.S. in Computer Science
  • One letter of recommendation that provide evidence of personal and/or professional qualifications
  • Résumé
  • Pre-Requisites: One cours in Discrete Structures, two courses in Calculus, at least one course in Data Structures
M.S. in Cybersecurity
  • One letter of recommendation that provide evidence of personal and/or professional qualifications
  • At two-page written personal statement about why you're applying and what you expect to get out of it
  • Résumé
M.P.A. in Health Services Management
  • Two Professional Recommendation Letters
  • A personal statement three to five pages on why you would like to work in Health Service Management
  • Résumé
  • Upon receipt of all transcripts and completion of all requirements and interviews, qualified applicants will be admitted and assigned an advisor
For all other graduate programs

 

Please send all required admissions documents to:

Mercy College
2651 Strang Blvd. 
Yorktown Heights, NY 10522
USA

Important: Please submit an online application to Mercy College before sending your admissions documents to the above address.

After acceptance, the International Student Services office will contact you within one week of your acceptance to begin the Mercy College I-20 application process. Please see the Getting your I-20 section of the International Students Office website for more information on your I-20 and F-1 student visa , or SEVIS Record transfer. 


STEP 3

After the acceptance, the International Student Services office will contact you within one week of your acceptance to begin the Mercy College I-20 application process. Please see the Getting your I-20 section of the International Students Office website for more information on your I-20 and F-1 student visa, or SEVIS Record transfer.

Application Deadline

Mercy College operates on a rolling admissions schedule, so we accept your documents at any time. However, we ask that you submit your documents for admission and an I-20 at least 30 days before the start date of your program so you have enough time to get a visa or transfer your SEVIS record from your current US institution. 

You can check the start date of your program on our Academic Calendars page.