American High School Diploma

To apply under this qualification, the diploma you are holding must be accredited by one of the following accreditation agencies:

  • AdvancED
  • Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Secondary Schools
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges´╝îCommission on Independent Schools
  • New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education
  • North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement 
  • Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools , Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Schools


Minimum Requirements to Apply
Good CGPA/marks in the High School Diploma

And

An overall minimum score of 1900 (Pre-March 2016 SAT) or a score of 1250 (SAT from March 2016) in SAT (previously known as SAT Reasoning Test or SAT I) or a minimum composite score of 30 in ACT with Writing taken in one sitting and a score of 680 or better in each of three subjects in SAT Subject Tests. Each of the three subjects can be taken in no more than two attempts and all 3 subjects must be taken within the period of one year. Mathematics Level 2 is compulsory for application to Engineering and most of the Sciences programmes. The SAT Subjects should be chosen based on the subject prerequisites of the programmes applying for.

Or 

A combination score of 4 and 5 in 3 or more Advanced Placement Tests from CollegeBoard. AP Calculus is compulsory for application to Engineering and most of the Sciences programmes. The AP subjects should be chosen based on the subject prerequisites of the programmes applying for.

(Note:  AP refers to AP Exam scores obtained under CollegeBoard. SAT Subject Tests are separate tests from SAT (previously known as SAT Reasoning Test or SAT 1) . Visit https://www.collegeboard.org/  for details on SAT Subject Tests and AP Exams.)

 

Direct Admission
Medallists (Gold, Silver or Bronze) of International Science Olympiads Competitions in Biology (IBO), Chemistry (IChO), Physics (IPhO), Mathematics (IMO), Informatics (IOI), Astronomy (IAO) and Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) will be considered for admission more favourably to programmes related to their field of achievement.  Admission to programmes not closely related to the field of achievement will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Interview may be conducted before the decision of admissions is made.

To apply, you must be in the final year of your high school or already completed your high school.

NTU Entrance Examination 
Not required.

Programmes Eligibility
Eligible to apply for all programmes if fulfil the minimum subject requirements of the programmes and already obtained High School Diploma, SAT & SAT Subject Tests or AP scores. 

Applicants with High School Diploma, SAT & SAT Subject Tests or AP scores available after April of the application year will not be eligible to apply for the LKCMedicine programme and Renaissance Engineering programme.

Note that Biomedical Sciences and Chinese Medicine programme is not applicable to Citizens of Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan.

Note:
1. Final year high school students may apply with at least up to Grade 12 Semester 1 results during application period.  Final transcript must be submitted within 3 days following the official release date for the admission decision.

2. Admission is highly competitive, especially for non-citizens, due to limited places available. The admission point varies from year to year and between different programmes.  Meeting the minimum requirements to apply does not guarantee admission to any of the programmes in NTU.

3. The primary factor in admission decision is the high school academic performance. Decision will be made with actual results only.  No provisional offer will be made with preliminary results.

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