Second Bachelor's Degree

Admission Requirements and Application Procedures

Students who wish to earn a second bachelor’s degree must submit to the Admissions Review and Processing Office a completed Northeastern undergraduate application form, a non-refundable $30 application fee and an official college transcript from the regionally accredited institution which awarded the first baccalaureate degree.

Classification and Definition

A student who has earned a bachelor’s degree and wishes to earn a second undergraduate degree. If the degree was earned outside of the United States, the Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) evaluation must state that the degree is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree. If it is not equivalent the student will be processed as a transfer student.

NOTE: Tuition and fees will be assessed at the graduate student rate.

Requirements For Admission

Evidence of graduation from a regionally accredited college or university.

How to Apply for Admission

  1. Submit undergraduate application form with a $30 application fee to the Admissions Office. We encourage students to apply online for faster processing.

  2. Arrange to have an official transcript sent showing graduation from the college or university which awarded the previous degree. If your degree was received from a college or  university outside the United States you must provide an evaluation from Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) or World Education Services (WES).

  3. If you are a Permanent Resident of the United States, attach a clear photocopy of the front of your Permanent Resident card. If you have been granted temporary residence,  conditional entrance, are a parolee, refugee, asylee, or in the process of becoming a Permanent Resident, you must submit appropriate U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services documentation and/or copy of a valid visa.