National University of Health Sciences is authorized under
federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. International
students may apply for all of our professional degree programs,
but, due to visa restrictions, international students are not
eligible to participate in our Prerequisite Program.
Because of difficulties inherent to overseas communications,
international students should expect the application procedure to
take several months. It is strongly recommended that international
students apply to the University at least one year in advance.
Students seeking admission to the University must provide the
- A properly completed Application for Admission including a
non-refundable $55 fee (USD).
- Transcript(s) of college records (or acceptable equivalent)
must be evaluated by World Education Services. Transcript
evaluations must be sent directly from WES to National University
- Students for whom English is not their primary language must
submit proof of proficiency in the English language. For all first
professional program applicants (DC, ND, MSOM, MSAc) taking the
TOEFL exam, a minimum total score of 80 is required. Additionally,
a minimum score of 26 on the Speaking section and 22 on the
Listening section is required. The University's institution code is
1567. Students who successfully complete coursework in English
Composition at a regionally accredited U.S. school may be eligible
for a waiver of the TOEFL exam.
- A Proof of Financial Support Form must be submitted showing
evidence that adequate provisions have been made to meet your
financial needs during the first academic year of study. The United
States Department of Immigration does not permit international
students to be employed during their first nine months of
attendance by anyone other than the National University of Health
Sciences, which has limited employment opportunities for its
The international student deadline for our January, May and
September terms is usually the first day of the month preceding the
start of the term: December 1, April 1, and August 1. International
applicants must have submitted all necessary admission forms by
National University is pleased to welcome Canadian students and
happy to assist them through the admissions process. Most Canadian
university transcripts can be evaluated by our Office of
Admissions. For some schools, a WES transcript evaluation will be
required. Applicants may check with their NUHS admissions
counselor to confirm this process.