The Application Process

We are proud to have you become part of the NAU family.

All admitted students will need to reply back to their individual acceptance email that they fully-accept the acceptance offer of admissions to NAU and each new student will need to remember to pay their respective fees.

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What Type of Undergraduate Student Are you?


Freshmen Students

Who is considered a Freshman?

High school graduates who have not attended a college or university. This includes high school graduates who have
earned credit while in high school through dual credit, AP or IB Programs

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Create Application

Create your NAU Account

Submit Application

Submit a completed application form through your NAU Account

Send Required Documents
  1. Submit your high school transcript (official or certified) or diploma (official or certified) or official GED score
  2. Submit your official test scores, if applicable:
    • SAT scores: Order using NAU School Code 6558
    • ACT scores: Order using NAU School Code 4313
    • AP test scores: Order using NAU School Code 6558
  3. Submit your official college transcripts for any dual credit earned

All official items must be received directly from the issuing institution to NAU. Items will be accepted via electronic delivery or mail. Electronic delivery has two options:

  • Send as an email attachment to admissions@na.edu
  • Send through Parchment, a digital credential service.


Mailing Address:
North American University
ATTN: Records Office
11929 W. Airport Blvd
Stafford, TX 77477

Transfer Students

Who is considered a Transfer Student?

Students who have attended a college or university after graduating high school.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Create Application

Create your NAU Account

Submit Application

Submit a completed application form through your NAU Account

Send Required Documents
  1. Submit your high school transcript (official or certified) or diploma (official or certified) or official GED score
  2. Submit your official college transcripts
  3. Submit your official test scores, if applicable:
    • AP test scores: Order using NAU School Code 6558
    • CLEP scores: Order using NAU School Code 6558
    • SAT scores: Order using NAU School Code 6558
    • ACT scores: Order using NAU School Code 4313

All official items must be received directly from the issuing institution to NAU. Items will be accepted via electronic delivery or mail. Electronic delivery has two options:

  • Send as an email attachment to admissions@na.edu
  • Send through Parchment, a digital credential service.


Mailing Address:
North American University
ATTN: Records Office
11929 W. Airport Blvd
Stafford, TX 77477

Important notes regarding transfer credits:

North American University allows for transfer of credits from other institutions of higher education as well as credits earned by examination. Only coursework in which the student earned a grade of C- or higher will be recognized for credit at North American University. Awarded transfer credits will be determined by NAU Academic Department Chairs.

Credit Limitations:

  • A maximum of 90 credit hours* maybe transferred from a 4-year college or university
  • A maximum of 66 credit hours maybe transferred from a community college
  • A maximum of 30 credit hours maybe transferred by credit by examination

*90 total credit hours is the maximum number of possible transfer credits into NAU.

International Students

Students from across the United States and many foreign countries attend North American University. The diversity of the student body enriches the learning experience for all students with an opportunity to experience new traditions and perspectives.

The admission office is here to help you apply. We are a small school with a strong commitment to each and every student.If you are constrained by geographic limitations, we hope that this website will provide you with the opportunity to learn more about the University, get a feeling for our campus, and catch a glimpse of the dynamic student life here at NAU.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
STEP 1: Create and submit application

Create your NAU Account and submit a completed application online

STEP 2: Pay application fee* ($50 USD)

Please select to make the payment online via Credit Card or an International Wire Transfer by accessing NAU’s wire transfer banking information. The application fee covers initial mailing, entrance testing, airport pick-up but not shipment fees.

APPLICATION FEE
WIRE TRANSFER
STEP 3: Send Required Documents

In order to obtain admission to NAU, an international student must submit the following documents by the application deadlines. All application documents should be properly scanned and emailed in PDF format to intadmissions@na.edu :

  1. COPY OF PASSPORT: Only the photograph and visa (when received) page are necessary.
  2. OFFICIAL ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS & TEST SCORES: Official Copy of the High School Diploma Evaluation (The transcript has to be evaluated at one of the agencies listed CLICK HERE; or NAU can order for you CLICK HERE), official SAT/ACT, official TOEFL or official IELTS scores. NOTE: A document is considered “official” if it is sent to us directly from the issuing institution either by electronic means or in a sealed envelope. Please use the following school codes when ordering official test scores: SAT: 6558; ACT: 4313; TOEFL: 7304
  3. OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: Reference letters, proof of achievement letters, certificates, etc.
  4. FINANCIAL STATUS: Bank letter and International Financial Support Form (Sponsorship Letter). Before a U.S. consul will grant a visa, you must prove that you will have sufficient money to meet all your expenses while studying in the United States. You must explain the source of your funds and guarantee that you will receive them while attending your studies in the US. See Cost of Attendance below.
  5. U.S. INSTITUTION TRANSFER: If you are a transferring from another U.S. institution to NAU, please submit a copy of your current I-20 and a signed copy of the Student Advisor Form

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS.
All application documents must be in English or translated into English and notarized (if translated).
Poor quality scanned documents will not be accepted.

STEP 4: I-20 Shipment

North American University requires that applicants obtain their I-20 by one of two shipping options.
Option 1: North American University will ship out your I-20 form globally to any country that offers DHL services. This is a $100 fee independent of location.
Option 2: Applicants have the other choice to order shipments at study.eshipglobal.com. An account must be created with all the relevant information correctly provided. The shipment should be created upon receiving an acceptance letter from the admissions office.

Important Note: Do not order a shipment, until you receive a confirmation email of your acceptance.

* A full refund will be made to any student who cancels the enrollment within three days (excluding weekends and legal holidays) after an enrollment agreement is signed. If a student cancels the enrollment more than three class days after signing an enrollment agreement but prior to attending any class, the student will get a full refund minus the application fee and/or enrollment confirmation fee.

 

Undergraduate English Proficiency
All international students must demonstrate English proficiency in addition to the admission requirements. English proficiency can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • TOEFL: 79 IBT, 550 PBT, 213 CBT
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 53
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 58 or Overall grade C or above
  • SAT Scores prior to March 2016: Reading Section: 500, Writing Section: 500; SAT Scores March 2016 to present: Reading Test: 27, Writing and Language Test: 29
  • ACT English: 23
  • Composition and Rhetoric I with a grade of “C” or better from a U.S. based college or university.
  • TSI or its equivalent in other states
  • An associate degree or higher from a U.S. institution
  • Completion of a degree or high school in an English speaking country*
  • Completion of the Gulf Language School Intensive English Program at NAU

 

Undergraduate Students Partially English Proficient

Partially English proficient undergraduate students are required to successfully complete remedial reading and writing courses given at NAU in their first semester, or successfully complete the Developmental Reading and Writing course offered at Gulf Language School’s Intensive English Program at NAU.

  • TOEFL: 61 IBT, 500 PBT, 173 CBT
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 42
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 47
  • SAT Scores prior to March 2016: Reading Section: 400; SAT Scores March 2016 to present: Reading Test: 22
  • ACT English: 17

List of English speaking Countries starting with Antigua and Barbuda and including :

Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Botswana
Canada
Cameroon – Anglophone
Cayman Island
Dominica
Fiji

Gambia
Ghana
Guyana
Ireland
India
Jamaica
Kenya
Hong Kong
Lesotho
Liberia

Malawi
Malta
Mauritius
Namibia
New Zealand
Nigeria
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Pakistan
Sierra Leone

Singapore
South Sudan
South Africa
Swaziland
Tanzania
Trinidad-Tobago
Uganda
United Kingdom
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Admitted Students

Congratulations on being admitted to North American University!

We are proud to have you be part of the North American University family. All admitted students (not required for international students) who wish to accept their offers of admissions must confirm their intention to enroll and secure their space in the class.

 

Reserve Your Spot

   
To reserve your place in the classroom right away, please make the Fall/Spring Enrollment Confirmation Fee*.    

PAY Enrollment Confirmation Fee

* A full refund will be made to any student who cancels the enrollment within three days (excluding weekends and legal holidays) after an enrollment agreement is signed. If a student cancels the enrollment more than three class days after signing an enrollment agreement but prior to attending any class, the student will get a full refund minus the application fee and/or enrollment confirmation fee.

What’s next?

Office of Admissions
Campus Address:
North American University
11929 West Airport Blvd.
Houston, Texas, 77477
Phone: (832) 230 5555
Fax: (832) 230 5546
Email: admissions@na.edu