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If you’re ready to join the NGU family, then you’ve come to the right place! This page of our website outlines the steps for applying online to NGU, and it’s divided into sections based on your past education, desired level of study, and country of residence.

The final sections of this webpage provide instructions for those who prefer to use a mail-in form to apply. They also link to additional resources with more information about the application process at NGU.

Before you continue, please make sure you have your relevant personal information and academic materials on hand. This will ensure a simpler, smoother NGU application process for you.

 

You have already earned your high school diploma or GED and will enter NGU as an undergraduate student who takes classes on campus to complete a bachelor’s degree.

A. Freshman Applicant - If you’re an undergraduate applicant who will enter NGU as a freshman student, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

  1. A completed undergraduate application for admission
  2. $30 application fee (non-refundable)
  3. Official high school transcript, to be mailed by your high school – This transcript should include all of your high school studies up to the present, your cumulative GPA on a 4-point scale, and your overall class rank.
  4. Official scores for the SAT or ACT, to be sent directly from the College Board or the ACT to NGU’s Admissions Office

B. Transfer Applicant – If you’re a college student who will transfer to NGU with at least 12 transferable college credit hours, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

  1. A completed undergraduate application for admission
  2. $30 application fee (non-refundable)
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
  4. Final official high school transcript – This transcript should include all of your high school studies, your final GPA on a 4-point scale, and your date of graduation.

C. International Applicant

    International Freshman Applicant – If you’re an international undergraduate applicant who will enter NGU as a freshman student, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

      • A completed undergraduate application for admission
      •  Official high school transcript, to be evaluated by World Education Services (WES) – When you file for your report through WES.org, select the “Document by Document” evaluation option.
      • Official scores for the SAT or ACT, to be sent directly from the College Board or the ACT to NGU’s Admissions Office
      • Official scores from the TOEFL iBT (Only applies to non-native English speakers)
      • Confirmation of financial resources, as well as certified documents of financial support (such as bank statements)

      International Transfer Applicant – If you’re an international college student who will transfer to NGU with at least 12 transferable college credit hours, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

        • A completed undergraduate application for admission
        • Official transcripts sent directly from all learning institutions previously attended in the U.S.
        • Official transcripts from all learning institutions previously attended outside the U.S., to be evaluated by World Education Services (WES) – When you file for your report through WES.org, select the “Document by Document” evaluation option.
        • Official scores for the SAT or ACT, to be sent directly from the College Board or the ACT to NGU’s Admissions Office
        • Official scores from the TOEFL iBT, with a minimum score of 70 (Only applies to non-native English speakers)
        • Confirmation of financial resources, as well as certified documents of financial support (such as bank statements)  

      These are the steps for applying to NGU online if you are 22 years of age or older, have already earned your high school diploma or GED, and will enter NGU as an undergraduate student who takes classes online through NGU Online to complete a bachelor’s degree.


      A. Freshman Online Applicant – If you’re an undergraduate online applicant who will enter NGU as a freshman student, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

      1. A completed NGU Online application for admission
      2. $30 application fee (non-refundable)
      3. Official high school transcript, to be provided by your high school – This transcript should include all of your high school studies up to the present, your GPA on a 4-point scale, and your overall class rank.
      Send by email:
      Randy Blackerby – randy.blackerby@ngu.edu

       

      Send by mail:
      North Greenville University
      Office of Adult and Graduate Admissions
      405 Lancaster Ave.
      Greer, SC 29650

       

      B. Transfer Online Applicant – If you’re a current college student who will transfer to NGU with any college credits, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

      1. A completed NGU Online application for admission
      2. $30 application fee (non-refundable)
      3. Official high school transcript and official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended, to be provided by the institution 
      Send by email:
      Randy Blackerby – randy.blackerby@ngu.edu

       

      Send by mail:
      North Greenville University
      Office of Adult and Graduate Admissions
      405 Lancaster Ave.
      Greer, SC 29650

      Note: You can find instructions for requesting transcripts digitally by visiting your previous school’s website and searching the site for “transcript request.” Contacting the high school’s records office or college’s registrar by telephone is also an option, but your transcripts may take longer to process.
       

      You have already earned an undergraduate or even a master’s degree and will enter NGU as a graduate student who takes classes on campus and/or online to complete a master’s or doctoral degree.

      A. Master’s Applicant - If you’re a graduate applicant who will enter NGU to pursue a master’s degree, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

      1. A completed graduate application for admission
      2. $30 application fee (non-refundable)
      3. 500-word self-reflective essay – This writing sample, designed to help us get to know you better, should explain why you want to pursue a degree at NGU's graduate school. 
      4. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
      5. One to two professional/ministerial reference forms
      6. One personal reference form
      7. All other forms specifically required for admission to your degree program, as outlined on our Graduate Admissions webpage

      B. Doctoral Applicant - If you’re a graduate applicant who will enter NGU to pursue a doctoral degree, then you’ll need to provide the following documents to apply:

      1. A completed doctoral-specific application for admission – At this time, only mail-in applications are accepted for the doctoral degrees. Complete either the Doctor of Education or Doctor of Ministry application, depending on your desired field of studys.
      2. $50 application fee (non-refundable)
      3. All other forms specifically required for admission to your degree program, as outlined on our Graduate Admissions webpage  

      If you prefer to apply to NGU by mail instead of utilizing the online application, then you may download, print, complete, and mail the appropriate application to the corresponding address provided below:

       

      Undergraduate Application (Print Version)

      North Greenville University Office of Admissions

      P.O. Box 1892

      Tigerville, SC 29688

       

      Online / CAPS Application

      *Note: The CAPS application is only available as an online application.

       

      Graduate Application* (Print Version)

      Office of Adult and Graduate Admissions

      405 Lancaster Avenue

      Greer, S.C. 29650

      *Note: Mail-in applications for the Doctor of Education and Doctor of Ministry degrees are different from the general graduate application.


      If you have further questions about the application process or admission requirements at NGU, then consider visiting the following pages on our website or contacting the appropriate NGU admissions office:

       

      Undergraduate Admissions

      864-977-7001

      1-800-468-6642 (toll free)

      admissions@ngu.edu

       

      Online / CAPS Admissions

      1-844-333-4566 (toll free)

      distinguish@ngu.edu

       

      Graduate Admissions

      1-844-333-4566 (toll free)

      distinguish@ngu.edu

       

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