International Students

Transcripts

High School Transcripts

For admission purposes, for all submitted transcripts/documentation/credentials not in English, students must provide an official/certified/notarized and translated word-for-word translation along with the original documents.

After enrollment, students must provide proof of high school graduation. Final high school transcripts must show the date of graduation. International Students can provide proof of high school graduation by submitting a credential evaluation performed by any NACES accredited credential evaluation service, such as World Education Services (WES). (See below for exceptions.)

American High Schools: Students who attend American model schools abroad that are taught solely in English are not required to submit a credential evaluation.

IB Schools/Diplomas: Students who attend International Baccalaureate schools that are taught solely English and/or obtain an International Baccalaureate diploma are not required to submit a credential evaluation.

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE/IGCSE): Applicants must submit at least 5 GCSE test scores. These students are not required to submit a credential evaluation.

Canada: Canadian students who attend schools that are taught primarily in English are not required to submit a credential evaluation. If a student’s school is taught in French they will be required submit a credential evaluation.

All students who are not required to submit a credential evaluation, must forward official documents directly to the Admissions Department. Official documents are documents that are signed and sealed in original packaging and issued from the institution and are certified/notarized/attested.

University/College Transcripts

Applicants who have previously attended another university/college, and wish to receive advanced standing credit at LIM College, must submit a course-by-course credential evaluation. Applicants may be asked to submit translated course descriptions or syllabi, with exact course names and numbers, for all post-secondary (university/college) academic work attempted so that it may be evaluated for possible transfer of credit.

Official Credential evaluations are accepted from any NACES accredited credential evaluation service, such as World Education Services (WES). Evaluations must course by course evaluations. Reports can be combined with high school transcripts.

Canada: Canadian students who attend schools that are taught primarily in English are not required to submit a credential evaluation. If a student’s school is taught in French they will be required submit a credential evaluation.

All students who are not required to credential evaluations must forward official documents directly to the Office of Admissions.

LIM College reserves the right to request additional documentation for admission.



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