Our master’s degree programs offer challenging courses in a nurturing environment with strong faculty mentorship, and opportunities to participate in recognized research projects, as well as to engage in research of your own. CNU offers three outstanding graduate programs:

How to Apply as an International Graduate Student:

Term of Entry Deadline to Apply
Fall Semester April 1
Spring Semester October 1
Note: The MAT program does not permit admission for fall.

Apply to CNU
  • Submit the Graduate Application for International Applicants.
  • Submit the Application Fee form with fee. (The application fee is non-refundable.) 
  • Submit all secondary, college and university (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts to World Education Services, Inc. (WES), an official credential evaluator who prepares an objective, analytical report that describes the credentials and interprets them in terms of their U.S. equivalents. Once the review is complete, it must to be sent directly from WES to Graduate Admission at CNU.
  • Submit official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). To be considered for admission, you must submit a minimum score of 92 for the Internet-based TOEFL, or an equivalent score of 237 on the computer-based TOEFL or an equivalent score of 580 on the paper-based TOEFL.
  • Submit a Financial Resources Statement (if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident). 
  • Submit any official bank statements or affidavits (less than 6 months old and not photocopied) verifying the availability of financial resources to show that you can afford to study in the United States. 
    • U.S. Federal financial aid is not available to foreign citizens, even those currently living in the U.S. You will need to provide proof that you can finance your education before you apply. A Certificate of Eligibility (Form 1-20) will not be authorized until a Financial Resources Statement form is completed, supported by bank statements that certify the information and submitted to Graduate Admission.
  • An interview may also be required.
  • English proficiency in reading, writing and speaking is expected.

The application, application fee and all required documents must be received by the deadline in order for the application packet to be sent to the graduate admission committee for review and possible admission. 

For questions or more information, please contact Graduate Admission.