Required Documentation for Alliant International University International Admission Decision

Alliant International University will accept a scanned, color image of official or true copies of academic transcripts, marks sheets and graduation award certificates for an admission decision.  Transcripts and Graduation certificates are evaluated by Alliant staff. Once accepted to the university, the student is required to present official documentation to the Admission office or International Student Services Office for verification.

  • All foreign documentation that is not issued in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • Required documentation for each degree can be found in the list below:
  • Record of courses/subjects taken and grades/marks earned
  • Copy of degree, diploma or award certificate
  • Record of exam results
  • Marks Sheets
  • Livret Scolaire; record of courses and marks earned; examination results
  • Attestation; record of courses and marks earned
  • Official Transcript
  • Réléve des notes
  • Attestation de success (marks and diploma)

The minimum grade point average for acceptance varies by program and is listed here:

School of Undergraduate Studies

  • Undergraduate – C / 2.0

School of Business

  • Master – B- / 2.75
  • Doctorate / PhD – B / 3.0

School of Education

  • Master – C+ / 2.5
  • Doctorate / PhD – B / 3.0

California School of Professional Psychology

  • Master – B / 3.0
  • PhD – B / 3.0

Law School

  • Juris Doctorate – ??

English Proficiency Requirements

MINIMUM TEST SCORE REQUIRED
PROGRAM IELTS TOEFL iBT PTE CAMBRIDGE CEFR ITEP
ACADEMIC
CET
TESOL Programs 6.5 80 58 180 C1 4.5 TEM-8
Academic Programs
other than TESOL
6.0 70 50 170 B2 4 CET-6: 500
ESOL 5.0 35 36 155 B1 3 CET-4: 425

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Requirements by Country

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • High School Diploma / Graduation Certificate (Grade 12)

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Associate Degree / Regional or Community Colleges
  • General or Pass Bachelor’s Degree (3 years)
  • Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a professional area (e.g. Architecture, Law, Theology, etc)
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctorate (PhD)
  • Doctorate in Law or Education (EdD)
  • Doctor of Science, Medicine or Literature

UNDERGRADUATE
Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to a 40-49% (Third Class) or above on the Indian Grading Scale.

Freshman (1st year)

  • Indian School Certificate Examination (Year 12)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (Year 12)
  • Intermediate Certificate
  • Pre-Professional Examination
  • Diploma of Engineering
  • Diploma in Dancing and Fine Arts
  • Diploma in Education or Commerce
  • Pre-University or Preparatory
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (XII)
  • Lower Primary Teachers Certificate

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Bachelor of Arts, Science, Commerce or Pharmacy (3 years)
  • National Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Language Teacher Training
  • Diploma in Physical Education
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Upper Primary Teachers’ Diploma

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to a 45-59% (Second Class) or above on the Indian Grading Scale.
    Note: GMAT / GRE test results are not required for admission to graduate programs in the School of Business or the School of Education.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Science, Commerce or Pharmacy (4-year)Note: Alliant International University recognizes a 3-year Bachelor degree from an NAAC “A” ranked India University as equivalent to a US 4-year Bachelor degree if the student earned 1st or 2nd division overall grades. Students who have graduated with a 3-year India Bachelor degree may qualify for the Alliant 3+2 program allowing them to finish a US Bachelor and a Master degree in 2 years. Speak with an admissions counselor for details.
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Engineering or Architecture
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Laws, Education, or Teaching

Doctorate (advanced degree work)
Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to a 50-59% (Second Class) or above on the Indian Grading Scale.

  • Master of Arts, Science, Commerce or Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management
  • Master of Engineering and Technology or Architecture
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)
  • Master of Science (Education)
  • D.; D.Litt.; D.Sc.

UNDERGRADUATE
Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to 70% or greater on the 5-point system or 60% or greater on the 4-point system on the Chinese Grading Scale.
Note: Gao Kao exam results are not required for admission to undergraduate programs

Freshman (1st year)

  • Graduation Certificate from Senior Middle School (grades 11 and 12)
  • Middle School Teacher Certificate (from a normal college)
  • Senior secondary level work at a junior college

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Two to three-year diploma or certificate programs, including Graduation Certificate from a college, institute, professional school or university

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)
Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to 75% or above on the Chinese 4-point Grading Scale.

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree earned after 4 – 5 years of post-graduate study

Doctorate (advanced degree work)
Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to a 80% or above on the Chinese 4-point n Grading Scale.

  • Graduate Diploma or Master’s Degree earned after 2-3 years of graduate level study.

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Diplome de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degre
  • Baccalaureate de Technicien, Technologieque, or Professionel
  • Certificat de Fin d’Etudes Secondarires
  • Brevet de Technicien
  • Examen Special d’entrée a l’Universite

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Diplome d’Etudes Universitaires Generales (DEUG)
  • Diplome d’Etudes Universitaires Scientifiques et Techniques (DEUST)
  • Diplome Universitaires d’Etudes Litteraires (DUEL)
  • Diplome Universitaires d’Etudes Juridiques Generales (DEJG)
  • Diplome d’Etudes Economiques Generales (DEEG)
  • Unites de Valeur (UV) or Diplome d’Universite
  • Classes Preparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles
  • Certificat d’Aptitude Pedogogique (CAP)
  • Brevet de Technicien Superieur (BTS)
  • Licence (3 years)

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • License (4 years)
  • Maitrise
  • Certificat d’Aptitude au Professorat de L’Enseignement Secondaire (CAPES)
  • Certificat d’Aptitude au Professorat de l’Enseignement Technique (CAPET)
  • Diplomes des Grandes Ecoles
  • Diplome d’ Ingenieur
  • Diplome d’Architecte
  • Diplome d’Etat de Docteur en Medecine

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA)
  • Diplome d’Etudes Superieures (DES)
  • Diplome d’Etudes Superieures Specialisees (DESS)
  • Agregation de L’Enseignement Secondaire
  • Mastere
  • Habilitation a Diriger des Recherches

Doctorate

  • Docteur de L’Universite

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Arbitur
  • Certificate of Completion from Vocational, Technical, Paraprofessional Medical
  • Certificate of General Maturity for Higher Education
  • Certificate of Subject Restricted Maturity for Higher Education

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • 3-year Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree
  • Diplom Vorprufung
  • Diplom from a Fachhorschule
  • Zwischenprufung
  • Diplom from a Berufsakademie in the states of Baden-Wurtlemberg, Berlin, Schleswig-Holstein (Type II), and Thuringen, or from a Studienkollege in Sachsen.

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • 4-5-year University Diplom
  • Magister Artium
  • Staatsexamen or Staatsprufung
  • 4-year Bachelor of Arts or Science
  • Master of Science

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree

Doctorate

  • Promotionsurkunde
  • Doktor
  • Doktor der Wissenschaften

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) showing at least 5 subjects passed
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong Matriculation Examination showing at least 5 subjects passed
  • University of London General Certificate of Education (GCE) showing at least 5 subjects passed
  • Hong Kong Higher Level Examination (HKHLE)

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary Level Examination
  • University of Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination
  • Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKHLE)
  • University of London, Advanced Level Examination
  • Certificate from a College of Education
  • Vocational or Technical Certificate or Diploma

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree from the University of Hong Kong or the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.)
  • D.

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Certificate of Completion of General Academic Upper Secondary School (SMA)
  • Certificate of Completion of Vocational Technical Upper Secondary School (STM)
  • Completion of Teacher Training Upper Secondary School (SPG)
  • Primary Teacher’s Diploma

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • 3-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Junior Secondary Teacher’s Diploma
  • Teacher Certificate (A1 & A2)
  • Diploma 1, 2, 3, 4 from recognized Colleges

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Specialist 1
  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree
  • First Degree in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Medicine
  • First Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Agricultural Studies
  • First Degree in Pharmacy
  • First Degree in Law

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master of Science Degree
  • D. or Doctorate
  • Specialist 2 or 3

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Secondary School Records (grades 9-12)
  • Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)
  • Associate Degree or Kardani

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Licence or Licentiate
  • Doctorate (advanced degree work)
  • Master’s Degree
  • Karshenasi Arshad
  • Doctorate

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Secondary School Final Diploma
  • Final Diploma (MASMAT)

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Licensed Practical Engineer
  • Medical Laboratory Technology Certificate
  • Diploma from a Technical College (requires the Bagrut for entry)
  • Teacher Training College Certificate

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medicine, or Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree
  • PhD or other Doctorate

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Graduation from a 5-year technical college
  • Graduation from a Junior College

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree

Doctorate

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • General Secondary School Certificate
  • Certificate showing completion of vocational / technical school
  • Cambridge School Certificate (showing at least 5 subjects passed)
  • Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)
  • Diplomas or certificates resulting from postsecondary vocational, technical or professional study
  • Intermediate Diploma
  • Associate Degree

GRADUATE

  • Master (advanced degree work)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctorate or PhD

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • General Secondary School Certificate
  • Certificate of graduation from Secondary Level Institute
  • Primary or Intermediate Teacher’s Certificate
  • Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)
  • 3-year Bachelor of Technology

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree
  • Licence en Droit

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • Diploma of Commerce
  • Secondary School Technical Certificate
  • Health Training Institute Diploma

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Civil Aviation College Diploma
  • Certificate in Elementary Teaching

GRADUATE
Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor Degree
  • General or Special Diploma in Education

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s Degree

UNDERGRADUATE
Freshman (1st year)

  • Certificate of Secondary Education from an academic secondary school
  • Diploma of Intermediate Vocational Education
  • Diploma from a Secondary Specialized School
  • Diploma from a Pedagogical School

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Courses from an institute, university, academy or conservatory

Graduate / Master (advanced degree work)

  • Diploma awarding kvalifikatsiya (qualification) from an institute, university, academy of conservatory
  • Diploma awarding Bakalavr (Bachelor)

Graduate / Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Kandidat Nauk (Candidate of Sciences)
  • Doktor Nauk (Doctor of Sciences)

UNDERGRADUATE

Freshman (1st year)

  • Graduation Certificate from academic High School, Vocational High School and Normal High School

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Graduation Certificate from Junior Technical College
  • Graduation Certificate from Junior Teachers Training College
  • Graduation Certificate from Junior College
  • Graduation Certificate from Pre-Dental or Pre-Medical programs
  • Technical Open College Diploma

GRADUATE

Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • BS in Medicine or Dentistry

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s degree
  • Doctorate

UNDERGRADUATE

Freshman (1st year)

  • Leaving Certificate from a Gynmasieskolan (upper secondary school)

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • University Diploma
  • 3-year Bachelor degree

GRADUATE

Master (advanced degree work)

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master of Science
  • Doctorate

UNDERGRADUATE

Freshman (1st year)

  • Certificate or Diploma from Senior High School
  • Certificate or Diploma from Senior Vocational High School

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • Diploma from Junior Colleges (whether earned 5 years after Junior Middle School (grade 9) or 3 years after Senior Middle School (grade 12)

GRADUATE

Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry or Medicine

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s degree
  • Doctorate

UNDERGRADUATE

Freshman (1st year)

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) at O level showing at least 5 subjects passed
  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) with at least 5 subjects passed
  • Certificate of Extended Education subjects, Graded A or B (I or II)
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) showing at least 5 subjects passed

Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)

  • General Certificate of Education at A level
  • City and Guilds of London, Full Technological Certificate
  • Ordinary National Certificate or Diploma
  • Higher National Certificate or Diploma
  • Diploma in Higher Education
  • Business and Technician Education Council (BTEC) National Certificate or Diploma

GRADUATE

Master (advanced degree work)

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Art & Design

Doctorate (advanced degree work)

  • Master’s degree
  • Higher Diploma in Art & Design
  • PhD; DPhil.

UNDERGRADUATE

Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to 60% or above on the Vietnamese Grading Scale.

Freshman (1st year)

  • Senior High School Graduation Certificate
  • Transfer (possible advanced standing credit)
  • 2-year Junior College Graduation Diploma
  • 3-year Junior College Graduation Diploma

GRADUATE

Master (advanced degree work)
Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to 70% or above on the Vietnamese Grading Scale.

  • Bachelor’s Degree earned after 4 years of post-graduate study
  • 4-year License / Cu-Nhan
  • Doctorate in Law
  • Diploma of State in Pharmacy

Doctorate (advanced degree work)
Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to 75% or above on the Vietnamese Grading Scale.

  • Graduate Diploma or Master’s Degree earned after 2-3 years of graduate level study.
  • Diploma of Graduation – Advanced Studies
  • Bang Tien Si (Doctor of Science)
  • Bang Pho Tien Si (Candidate of Science)