Admission Requirements
Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited university or college with at least a GPA of 3.0 in the major and an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0. 

The Bachelor's Degree must have had a concentration in one of the liberal arts or sciences and one year of college-level study, or its equivalent (12 credits), of a language and culture other than English.

Candidates are encouraged to study at least one language to an advanced level rather than to study various languages only at the beginning level; communicative competence in at least one language is preferred.

N.B. "Language" includes American Sign Language.

"Equivalency" includes CLEP testing or certification of equivalency by such an approved institution of higher education as Nw York University.

If applicants have not completed one year of college-level study, or its equivalent, of a language and culture other than English, they must do so while they are completing the requirements for the master's degree.

Applicants must also have 6 credits each in mathematics, science, social science, and English language arts.

Students admitted as a non-matriculant carry no commitment for later admission into a degree or certificate program.


In order to take any graduate course for credit, even if one does not intend to pursue a degree or a certificate from The College of New Rochelle, a student must be officially admitted into the Graduate School.

In order to pursue a degree or certificate, a student must matriculate.

To become matriculated in the Graduate School to pursue a degree or certificate, the applicant must complete the application requirements.