BRIDGES Program (Grades 1-5):
Bridges candidates are required to submit a recent psychological evaluation before scheduling a visit. The visit will include additional assessments in reading, math, and writing along with participation in classroom activities.
We welcome students from other countries.
In addition to meeting the academic and character standards required of all NSU University School applicants, international students in grades 2-12 must demonstrate English proficiency at the intermediate level on a standardized test of English proficiency including but not limited to the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL/TOEFL JR), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), PTE Academic/YTE, or the SSAT. Minimum test scores for Upper School applicants are 70 (TOEFL), 5.5 (IELTS), and 49 (PTE).
All international students must submit original language and translated copies of their grades and recommendations. International applicants for Grades 6-12 should take the ITEP SLATE exam for admissions. Testing sites can be accessed by clicking here.
Applicants for grades 8-12 must submit both original language and certified translated transcripts, beginning with grade 8 through the current grade level. All applicants must submit copies of passport and customs documentation (Visa, I-20, Proof of permanent residency).
A video or personal interview is included in the application process to access verbal English ability and to learn more about the student's interests and goals.