Information for Undergraduate Admissions
All inquiries about and applications for admission and transcripts of credit should be addressed to the Director of Admissions and Enrolment Management at Northern Caribbean University, Manchester Road Mandeville, Jamaica, W.I.
Applicants for admission to the freshman class should submit their application materials as early as possible in their senior year of high school or at least three (3) months prior to expected enrolment.
Students seeking admission into the baccalaureate programmes must comply with at least one of the following requirements:
Diploma and Certificate Programmes
The minimum GPA for regular admission is 3.30 (on a 4.0 scale) in a master’s programme or its equivalent. Applicants whose GPA falls below this level may submit other evidence of their ability to successfully complete a graduate programme. Such evidence may include grades and scores in postgraduate courses, diplomas, certificates or a record of progressively higher work responsibilities.
To be admitted into the School of Graduate Studies, the applicant must have received a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a college or university of recognized standing. The standard for regular admission to a graduate programme at the master’s level is an undergraduate degree with a GPA of at least 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent. Applicants whose GPA falls below this level may submit other evidence of their ability to successfully complete a graduate programme. Such evidence may include grades and scores in post-baccalaureate courses, diplomas, certificates or a record of progressively higher work responsibilities.
Conditions for Matriculation into individual departments and programmes may require that the applicant meets higher GPA requirements. Refer to the admission requirements of individual colleges for special application deadlines and additional requirements.
Final action on an application for admission to the School of Graduate Studies is taken by the Graduate Council. The applicant must submit the following for review to the School of Graduate Studies, Northern Caribbean University, Manchester Road Mandeville, Jamaica, W.I.:
Application must include:
(Please see specific departmental requirements for any additional requirements of that department or programme.)
Applicants are reminded that if they were given provisional acceptance and have not yet fulfilled the requirements for acceptance into their programmes, which include meeting the standard for matriculation, be interviewed by their departments and submission of all outstanding documents, they will not be given a formal acceptance letter at the New Students’ Meeting.
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