Nobel University (NU) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its educational policies, admission, employment, educational programs, or activities. The NU’s administrative staff is responsible for the coordination of nondiscrimination efforts and the investigation of employee and student complaints.
The laws and regulations prohibiting such acts of discrimination are: (1) Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, 29 CFR 1601-1607; (2) Equal Pay Act of 1963, 29 CFR Part 800; (3) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 45 CFR Part 86; (4) Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 CFR Part 850; (5) Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 45 CFR Part 84 and 41 CFR Part 741; (6) Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, 41 CFR Part 60-250; and (7) the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
In general, only those students who are reasonably capable of successfully completing and benefiting from the programs offered by Nobel University shall be admitted through fair, effective, and consistently applied criteria and processes.
All courses will be taught in English. NU does not offer ESL classes. Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English is essential for success at NU. At the Office of Admissions’ discretion, proficiency may be demonstrated by any one of the following:
1. An official score report of a standardized exam, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Applicants to the undergraduate programs must submit a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 45, IELTS 5.0 or its equivalency taken within the past two years.
Applicants to the graduate programs must submit a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 61, IELTS 6.0 or its equivalency taken within the past two years;
2. Completion of a secondary education in a country where English is the primary language for the undergraduate programs. Completion of a post-secondary level degree program in a country where English is the primary language for the graduate programs;
3. Completion of a post-secondary level ESL course, college-level English course, or completion of a degree program taken at an English-speaking postsecondary institution; or
4. A score report of NU’s Language Proficiency Exam. Applicants to the undergraduate programs must pass NU’s Language Proficiency Exam with a minimum score of 50. Applicants to the graduate programs must pass NUs Language Proficiency Exam with a minimum score of 60.
Undergraduate or graduate entrance examinations are not required for admission to the degree programs.
Standardized Exam Credit (SEC)
Nobel University does not accept credits through challenge examinations and/or achievement tests.
Experiential Learning Credit (ELC)
Nobel University does not award credit for prior experiential learning.
Ability-To-Benefit (ABT) Students
Nobel University does not admit Ability-to-Benefit Students.
Nobel University does not offer distance education.
Nobel University (NU) does not enroll or admit any person of compulsory school age or any person attending a school at the secondary level unless NU has established through contact with properly responsible parties that pursuit of the training will not be detrimental to the student’s regular school work.