Non-degree Applicants

Hellenic American University welcomes applications for non-degree status. A non-degree student (also referred to as a special or non-matriculated student) is one who is not pursuing a degree. Non-degree students can take up to 30 credits, or approximately 10 courses.

Undergraduate Non-Degree Applicants

Undergraduate applicants need to submit the following documents for consideration for admission to the University with non-degree status:

  • A completed undergraduate admission Non-Degree Application Form
  • Official Diploma, transcripts, and certificates of all secondary and post-secondary schools attended. These documents may be sent directly from the issuing institution to Hellenic American University, or the applicant may receive them in a sealed envelope and submit them with the application. The sealed envelope(s) must not have been opened before receipt by Hellenic American University in order for the transcript to be valid.
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • A copy of the applicant’s driver’s license or a state or federal government-issued identity card
  • A non-refundable application fee of $42
  • The required essay
Graduate Non-Degree Applicants

Applicants must submit the following documents for admission as non-degree students in the University’s graduate programs.

  • A completed Graduate admission Non-Degree Application Form
  • An undergraduate (or graduate in the case of the Ph.D. program) degree from a recognized university with a liberal arts or general education component, or an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, with at least a B (3.0) grade point average
  • Signed and sealed envelopes containing official transcripts from each college/university (graduate or undergraduate programs) previously attended. These may either be sent directly from the institution, or received by the applicant in sealed envelopes and submitted with the application. The sealed envelope must not have been opened by the applicant under any circumstances in order for the transcript to be valid
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • A copy of the applicant’s driver’s license or a state or federal government-issued identity card
  • A non-refundable application fee of $70 ($140 for the Ph.D. program)
  • The required essay
Change in Status

Non-degree students who decide to pursue a degree at the University should petition the University for a change of status. A student may change status from non-degree to degree or vice versa only once. Non-degree students who become degree-students must follow the degree programs in effect at the time they are admitted.

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