Undergraduate

MINIMUM DIRECT ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS TO THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS AT THE SCHOOL OF MINING AND GEOSCIENCES

As a student of the final year of secondary school or its foreign equivalent, or final year college or IB Diploma Program or A-Level or UK Foundation Program students to the School of Mining and Geosciences, you are required to have:

IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or TOEFL iBT - 79-93 or TOEFL PBT - 574-599*;

SAT Subject Test - Math and Physics with at least 600 in each subject;

SAT Reasoning Test with Essay 1240. Essay is required, no minimum score
OR
ACT  - composite score not less than 27. Writing part is required, no minimum score

not less than 30 total score and  4, 4, 5 for  3 subjects of HL (for IB DP)

not less than ABB (for NIS Grade 12  Certificate scores).

For intake 2018 Nazarbayev University will practice Superscoring for SAT and ACT scores (from May 2017 till May 2018).  

The required documents to be delivered to the Admissions Department to the address: office 1123, Block1, 53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave., 010000, Astana city,

List of the documents for candidates

1.    Application form.
2.    Notarized copy of passport or national ID, or birth certificate for applicants under the age of 16.
3.    Notarized copy of secondary school certificate  (Attestat) with final academic performance records or its foreign equivalent or academic reports  with provisional scores acknowledged by the school with obligation to submit the hard copies of the notarized document in due time.
4. Notarized copy of NIS Grade 12 certificate or its academic reports with provisional scores acknowledged by the school with obligation to submit the hard copies of the notarized document in due time (only for graduates holders of NIS Grade 12 Certificate).
5. Notarized copy of diploma on completion of the  IB Diploma Programme with transcript or expected scores acknowledged by the school with obligation to submit the hard copies of the notarized document in due time (only for  IB Diploma Programme graduates).
6.    Medical certificate (form 086-У)*** with the chest X-Ray image*** and vaccination record or passport (form 063-У)***.
7.    Signed Applicant/Student Consent Form on Personal Data Processing.
8.    One 3х4 size photo***.
9.    Personal Statement in English.
10.    Valid official certificate or electronic version of SAT Reasoning Test with essay  or ACT with Writing Results with obligation to submit a hard copy of the official certificate in due time.
11.    Valid official IELTS certificate or its electronic version or TOEFL certificate or its electronic version with obligation to submit a hard copy of the official certificate in due time.
12.    Valid official certificate or its electronic version of SAT Subject Test results with obligation to submit a hard copy of the official certificate in due time (only for School of Science and Technology, School of Engineering, School of Mining and Geosciences).
13.     A copy of an insurance policy on health insurance valid for the entire study term*** (only for foreign citizens or stateless individuals).
14. A certificate from the secondary school (in cases when the applicant is a student of the final year of secondary school, at the time of application):
1) Applicant’s full name
2) Year of study
3) Date of graduation
4) Date of award with official document on completion of studies
5) School principal’s signature
6) School’s stamp
7) Date of its issue


*TOEFL PBT are required to be submitted by the international applicants from the countries where official IELTS and TOEFL iBT are not available.
** Not required for IB DP and NIS Grade 12 Certificate
***Submitted for enrollment

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