Duquesne University
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Seattle Pacific University
Duke University MIDP Program
Stevens Institute of Technology

Duquesne University

Students applying through EduCo are not required to pay the application fee

Not all program requires a GRE. The School of Business, however, have an outstanding GRE/GMAT waiver for students who has 3+ years of work experience. We generally require applicants to have three or more years of continuous, full-time professional work experience to qualify. Factors considered in the waiver decision include the type and substance of work experience and the academic record as indicated on official transcripts.

If the student was admitted in Spring 2021 with a GRE waiver, the department would have requested GRE for Fall 2021. Through the deferral process, the student would have already been contacted to submit GRE, if necessary.

Yes. For incoming undergraduate students, we require 95 total score in Duolingo and 115 for incoming graduate students

No. Provisional transcripts and certificate of graduation are accepted. However, be reminded that you would need to submit your transcript in a sealed envelope upon arriving on campus within the first 3 weeks of the semester. Contact [email protected]duq.edu for more information.

Duquesne University currently issues digital I-20 in accordance to the Fall 2020 SEVP Guidance. This allows our students to use the digital I-20’s for their visa interviews.

Classes starts on January 21, 2021. Duquesne provides flexibility in late arrivals we highly suggest for you to contact [email protected] for more information

In order to observe social distancing protocols in our classrooms, Duquesne will offer a majority of courses in a HyFlex delivery mode. HyFlex courses will be offered in a classroom on campus with the instructor at the scheduled time. Students who are fully remote learners (i.e., not residing on campus or commuting to campus locally) will participate in HyFlex classes virtually, in real time with their instructors and classmates.

Based on the SEVP Fall Guidance, students who do not have an active SEVIS record and are enrolled online does not start accumulating their eligibility until the SEVIS has been activated. 

Please contact Aaron Morelli to discuss your planned arrival if its after the start of classes. You can reach him at [email protected]

Yes, your scholarship will automatically be moved over to the next semester.

The deposit will be transferred to the next intake.

Please contact your designated advisor for further assistance.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Unfortunately, there are no available application fee waivers at this time.

UNL is a test optional institution. However, SAT or ACT scores typically helps the student for their eligibility for higher scholarship amount.

UNL is a test optional institution. SAT or ACT is not required for admission. Nevertheless, if you think you could get a high score in either of these exam and would like to increase your chance for a higher scholarship amount, you would need to officially submit the report to UNL.

Yes. We have extended our acceptance of Duolingo to Fall 2021. A required score of 105 should be met in order to qualify for direct entry. Kindly make sure to directly report your scores to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

No. Provisional transcripts and certificate of graduation are accepted. However, be reminded that you would need to submit your transcript in a sealed envelope upon arriving on campus within the first 3 weeks of the semester.

Initially, UNL will send the students a digital I-20. Should they request for a physical copy, they can pay for the shipping of their I-20’s through e-ship global.

Classes starts on January 25, 2021.

At the moment, UNL is set to be back with in person classes for Spring 2021. If you are unable to secure a visa and interested to do online classes, kindly send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Based on the SEVP Fall Guidance, students who do not have an active SEVIS record and are enrolled online does not start accumulating their eligibility until the SEVIS has been activated. 

At the moment, students are expected to arrive on campus no later than January 29, 2021. This is to ensure that they do not miss important lectures. In addition, students are required to secure approval for their late arrival.

Yes, your scholarship will automatically be moved over to the next semester. However, the amount may change if you previously submitted an incomplete transcript and have recently graduated. You will be required to send an official copy of your transcript for your last High School semester.

At the moment, UNL does not automatically move your enrollment deposit to the next intake. Thus, you would need to request for a refund and re-pay for your enrollment deposit.

Please contact your designated advisor for further assistance.

UNL does not require students to under go quarantine provided that their test resulsts are negative. Nevertheless, we highly advise for students to still quarantine for at least a week for safety purposes.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Unfortunately, there are no application fee waivers for the upcoming intakes

Certain programs such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering are waiving GRE’s, please contact your local EduCo Representative for more information

Any admission decision are guaranteed not to be rescinded. Therefore, if you were admitted in the previous intake, your admission will also be granted and/or approved for the next intake. However, you are only allowed to defer twice within one academic year. Please contact [email protected] to confirm if you are eligible to defer.

Yes. However, this is only temporary. We highly suggest to take the TOEFL at home or IELTS Indicator

No. Provisional transcripts and certificate of graduation are accepted. However, be reminded that you would need to submit your transcript in a sealed envelope upon arriving on campus within the first 3 weeks of the semester.

As of the moment, UMBC are following the Fall 2020 Guidance from SEVP which allows the students to use a digital signed copy of their I-20 for the purpose of visa interview and entry to the United States. Please be advised that you would need to print a copy of your I-20 to be shown at the port of entry.

UMBC is offering a hybrid and fully online classes for Spring 2021. Please contact our IES team at [email protected] for more information.

Based on the SEVP Fall Guidance, students who do not have an active SEVIS record and are enrolled online does not start accumulating their eligibility until the SEVIS has been activated. Please contact [email protected] for more information

For Spring 2021, students are expected to arrive no later than January 26, 2021.

Yes, your scholarship will automatically be moved over to the next semester.

UMBC does not require any enrollment deposit.

Yes. Students are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arriving in the U.S.

UMBC’s Graduate Student Association have arranged a pre-paid quarantine accommodation for international students. Please contact [email protected] for more information

Seattle Pacific University

Students applying through EduCo are not required to pay the application fee

GRE/GMAT is optional for the 2021 intakes.

No. GRE/GMAT is still optional for Spring/Fall 2021.

Yes. For incoming undergraduate students, we require 105 total score in Duolingo and 115 for incoming graduate students

No. Provisional transcripts and certificate of graduation are accepted. However, be reminded that you would need to submit your transcript in a sealed envelope upon arriving on campus within the first 3 weeks of the term.

Submit your most recent bank statement, financial verification form and admissions reply form to SPU. The I-20 will be sent by SPU within 7 bussiness days.

Classes starts on January 5, 2021.

SPU is expecting to have a fully in person classes in the coming Spring 2021 semester

Based on the SEVP Fall Guidance, students who do not have an active SEVIS record and are enrolled online does not start accumulating their eligibility until the SEVIS has been activated. 

January 4, 2021 for Winter Quarter.

Yes, your scholarship will automatically be moved over to the next semester.

The deposit will be transferred to the next intake.

Please contact your designated advisor for further assistance.

Yes. Students are suggested to undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arriving in the U.S.

Duke University MIDP Program

Unfortunately, there are no available application fee waivers at this time.

Duke University MIDP do not require GRE for admissions.

Yes. Students would ned to achieve at least 115 in Duolingo to be admitted

Yes, please submit official transcripts prior to the I-20 process.

The I-20 will be a physical document and is sent after submitting all required documents to the ISSS office.

January 20, 2021.

Both fully online and fully in person classes are available for Spring 2021 semester

Based on the SEVP Fall Guidance, students who do not have an active SEVIS record and are enrolled online do not start accummulating their eligibility until the SEVIS has been activated. Please contact [email protected] for more information

For Spring 2021, students are expected to arrive no later than January 18, 2021.

The deposit will be transferred to the next intake.

Please contact your designated advisor for further assistance.

Yes. Students are suggested to undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arriving in the U.S.

Stevens Institute of Technology

Students applying through EduCo are not required to pay the application fee

GRE/GMAT is optional for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 intakes.

No. GRE/GMAT is still optional for Spring/Fall 2021.

Yes. Students would ned to achieve at least 100 in Duolingo to be admitted

No. Provisional transcripts and certificate of graduation are accepted. However, be reminded that you would need to submit your transcript in a sealed envelope upon arriving on campus within the first 3 weeks of the semester.

Submit your most recent bank statement and Financial Verification Form using your application portal. It will be sent by ISSS within 7-10 business days.

February 1, 2021.

100% online semester
100% on-campus semester
Start online and arrive to campus by March 22

Based on the SEVP Fall Guidance, students who do not have an active SEVIS record and are enrolled online does not start accumulating their eligibility until the SEVIS has been activated. 

For Spring 2021, orientation is on January 27, 2021. It’s virtual, but students should already be in New Jersey by then.

Yes, your scholarship will automatically be moved over to the next semester.

The deposit will be transferred to the next intake.

Please contact your designated advisor for further assistance.

Yes. Students are suggested to undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arriving in the U.S.