Admissions Requirements for International Applicants & Transfer Students

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business is pleased to welcome students from all nations and academic backgrounds, including those with academic training in the military, and our Admissions Outreach Advisors are always prepared to guide you through our complete application and admissions requirements. While comprehensive details are outlined below, including country-specific record requirements, we encourage you to contact us at 844-234-4075 to verify what materials you may need and address any questions you may have.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Academic Credential Requirements for International Applicants

International applicants must have successfully completed the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree to be eligible for admission to the William & Mary online business programs. To apply to either program, you will need to submit copies of both your academic record and either the diploma or other documentation indicating the date and conferral of your degree. If the original language of the academic record and diploma is not English, a certified English translation must accompany the original document, and the translation should be literal rather than interpretive. If a certified copy of the original transcript is submitted, the institution from which the degree was received must certify it. Documents certified by a notary public are not acceptable. Credentials must include the following information:

  • Years of attendance
  • Courses taken
  • Grades achieved
  • Degree, diploma or certificate awarded and date of conferral

If you were provided with only one official copy of your transcript, you may submit a photocopy. If you are admitted, you will be required to submit the original to the Online Admissions Office for authentication.

Country-Specific Expectations & Requirements

Please note that you may be required to submit your official academic records to an independent credential evaluator, if necessary.

Australia, New Zealand and South Africa
Bachelor's honours degree or bachelor's degree where standard of completion is four or more years of full-time study.

Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
All three-year bachelor's degrees are sufficient to apply. Transcripts must be accompanied by a photocopy of the diploma and/or degree conferral. A degree conferral shows the date, location, and institution from which you received an official degree.

Canada
Three-year bachelor's degree from Quebec; four-year bachelor's degree from all other provinces.

France or French-Patterned Education System
Degree or Diplôme requiring four years of post-baccalaureate study from a university or a grand école.

Germany
University Diplom, Magister Artium or Staatsexamen. Graduates of Fachhochschulen and Berufakademien are not eligible. The Vordiplom by itself is not sufficient.

Indonesia
Sarjana (five years) or SI, awarded after four years of university study.

Mexico, Spain, Central and South America
Completion of all courses and thesis or professional exams required for the title or degree of Licenciado/Licenciatura or Bacharel.

Switzerland
Licence, Diplôme or Diplom; four to five years of university study.

United Kingdom and Schools Following British Pattern of Education
Honours bachelor's degree.

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