International Transfer Application Process

Steps to apply

  • New College Application (no application fee)
  • Credential Evaluation – NACES or AICE
    • Athletes (see Application Details)
  • Transcripts: Native language and English translation (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT test scores
    • Waiver available (see Application Details)
    • Waiver available (see Application Details)


  • Letter of Recommendation

Application Details


  • All transcripts and examination certificates of non-U.S. secondary and postsecondary coursework in the native language of instruction and a word for word certified, literal (exact) English translation (if applicable).
  • Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded electronically for the review process via the Application Status Page.
  • Official final transcripts and translations are required by July 1 (fall start term) or December 1 (spring start term). They must be sent directly from your institution to New College of Florida by mail or email.

Non-English Transcripts

  • Transcripts and degree certificates/diplomas not issued in English must be accompanied by a certified, literal line-for-line English translation of the original document. Acceptable certified translations are issued by your institution or a professional translating service.

Credential Evaluation

  • A course-by-course credential evaluation, with grade point average (GPA) calculation included, for all non-U.S. coursework.
  • NCF accepts an evaluation from any current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services and any endorsed member of the Association of International Credential Evaluators.
  • Athletes are required to submit a course-by-course credential evaluation with a grade calculation through InCred.
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts and degree certificates still must be submitted with a credential evaluation during the application process.


  • Waived if you possess 30+ transferable semester hours and have completed both a college level math and English composition course with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Once we receive your complete application with transcripts and credential evaluation, we will be able to provide you with your number of transferable credits.


  • Waived if you are applying with under 30 transferable semester hours and/or have not completed both a college level math and English composition course with a grade of “C” or better. You will be required to submit SAT, ACT, or CLT test scores.
  • Waived if your country is on the Countries Exempt from English Proficiency list (see below)
  • TOEFL (IBT) minimum score: 80
  • TOEFL (PBT) minimum score: 550
  • IELTS minimum score: 6.0

Student Visa

  • If admission is granted, we will request and collect all required documentation related to the student visa process.
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • Virgin Islands
  • Zimbabwe

International Admissions Deadlines*

Application DeadlineNotification DatesDeposit Deadline
Early Action – November 1RollingMay 1 (flexible)
February 1RollingMay 1 (flexible)
April 1RollingMay 1 (flexible)
June 1 – Final DeadlineWithin 2 weeks of completion Within 2 weeks of decision

*These deadlines are for incoming foreign national students planning to enter the United States under the F-1 student visa. If you require an F-1 visa, you must deposit by the May 1 deadline to allow enough time for the visa process. All required materials must be received by New College Admissions in order to receive a decision. Please plan ahead to make sure we get all of your materials on time!