Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester: May 23
  • Fall Semester: August 15

Application Components

Use our online application to apply for admission. Once you have completed and submitted your application, you will be provided access to an online Application Status Portal where you will be able to monitor your application checklist, provide required supplemental documentation, and ultimately receive your admission decision.

Written Personal Statement

The purpose of the written personal statement is to provide insight into your level of motivation, sense of purpose in pursuing a graduate degree, writing skills, and personal/professional communication style. Care in preparation of your personal statement is strongly encouraged since it is an important part of the admission committee's review process. For more information, please see the Written Personal Statement tab of your application.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae

We require that you include an updated resume and/or Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) as part of your application for admission. For more information and to upload your document, please see the Resume/Curriculum Vitae tab of your application.

Academic History and Official Transcripts

In order to complete our review of your application for admission, we must have access to official transcripts for any and all degrees you have earned, both undergraduate and graduate. If you earned a degree from an institution located outside of the United States, we will require a foreign credential evaluation. For more information, please see the Academic History tab of your application.

Other Application Components

Standardized Tests

We do not require standardized test scores for admission into our graduate programs. However, if you have completed the GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test(s) and feel that your score would provide positive context for your candidacy, you may have your official scores submitted by the testing agency in support of your application for admission.

Proof of English Proficiency

If English is not your native language, we may require proof of English proficiency via the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). In order to ensure sufficient preparation for the academic challenge of our graduate programs, Stonehill will seek to admit candidates with a TOEFL score of 90 or greater or an IELTS of 6.5. Additionally, the College will consider candidates sub-scores to assure sufficient preparation among all measures of English proficiency.

Exceptions

  1. Applicants who have received or will receive a degree from an accredited university in the United States will not be required to provide proof of English proficiency.
  2. Applicants who have received or will receive a degree from an accredited university abroad where English is the sole language of instruction will not be required to provide proof of English proficiency. Applicants in this category must provide an official letter of verification from the university that English is the sole language of instruction, along with the applicant's date of graduation (or anticipated date of graduation for those who are still working on their bachelor's degree). Failure to provide an official letter of verification will mean that proof of English proficiency will be required for admission. 
  3. Applicants from countries where English is the sole official language of instruction (Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Canada-except Quebec, Ghana, Ireland, India, Jamaica, Kenya, New Zealand, Nigeria, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad, Tobago, Uganda, and United Kingdom - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales) will not be required to provide proof of English proficiency.

Contact Information

For general admissions questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission:

Office of Graduate Admission
grad@stonehill.edu
(508) 565-1600

For questions specific to the Integrated Marketing Communications program, please contact the program director:

Lee McGinnis
Integrated Marketing Communications Program Director
lmcginnis@stonehill.edu
(508) 565-1971