Admissions Requirements & Process

  1. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and/or beyond the age of compulsory school attendance.

  2. Admissions interview must be conducted in person, by telephone or via Teams/Zoom/Conferences with the Enrollment and Student Services Manager prior to program acceptance.

  3. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Applicants must provide copies of required government-issued documentation (proof of citizenship, driver's license, state ID, passport, or permanent residency, if not a U.S. citizen).

  4. Applicants must complete the application and pay the $25 application fee.

  5. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Official high school transcripts or other official verification of high school graduation provided by the high school or public-school district, must be received by the College before the student is permitted to start classes.
    • (a) If high school transcript is in a foreign language, applicants must have their transcripts evaluated by a qualified third-party agency. The applicant is responsible for paying all fees associated with translation and verification, as well as ensuring the results are submitted to Hondros College of Business.
    • Third-party evaluators must be a member of one of the following:
      • National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
      • Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).

  6. If English is not the native language, the applicant must demonstrate college level proficiency in English through one of the following:
    • Provide a high school transcript completed at an accredited/recognized high school where the language of instruction is English.
    • Successfully complete one of the following English proficiency tests with the minimum score listed below:
      • TOEFL Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT): 500
      • TOEFL Internet Based Test (iBT): 61
      • International English Language Test (IELTS): 6.0
      • Pearson Test of English Academic: 44

  7. All official college transcripts must be received by HCB prior to the Start of their program.
  8. Once the applicant has met all the admissions requirements and been accepted into the College, applicant must complete the enrollment agreement, and all other required paperwork. Applicant must pay the $100 enrollment fee.

NOTE: Hondros College of Business is not authorized by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services to issue student visas. Hondros College of Business does not admit ability–to-benefit students. An applicant to Hondros College of Business is accepted based on the following conditions:

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Our Associate Degree program is ideal for those with:

A full-time work schedule

Online Interest

A family

Desire to graduate quickly

Plans to advance your career

Prior college credits

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