Unlike our Indian system, the USA education system follows a 4 years undergraduate curriculum for all the programs which is why the USA universities accept only 4 years of bachelor’s students in their master’s programs.
If you are a student who is enrolled in a 3 years degree program like BBA, BCA, B. Com., BBM, etc in Indian universities, always wonder how to apply to the USA master’s program.
Do not worry, we have good news!
There are different possibilities through which you can still apply to the USA universities with 15 years of education.
- Some universities need 16 years of undergraduate education and diplomas after 3 years of bachelor’s are accepted there. So you can pursue a one-year diploma program and can apply to those universities
- You may also consider taking a transfer to the USA universities to complete 16 years of education
- Well, if you do not want to utilize your time and money in the first two options, you still have the universities in the USA accepting 3 years bachelors degree
Now we know that the research to find these universities would be time-consuming which is why we have listed many of the universities accepting 15 years of education in the USA for their master’s programs.
Below is the list of the US universities accepting 3 years bachelor’s degrees. Please note the options are not limited to this list. Universities keep updating their admission criteria on a time-to-time basis therefore it is advisable that students must always network with the universities before submitting the application.
Northwestern University accepts a three years bachelor’s degree for its Masters in Artificial Intelligence and MBA program. The university mentioned that they understand that the countries like India, the UK, etc offer a 3 years bachelor’s program and they accept students with 15 years of education from accredited universities.
Columbia University accepts students with 3 years of bachelor’s degree for their programs offered by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Columbia Business School.
Harvard business school accepts 3 years bachelor’s degree equivalent to the 4 years bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution for their MBA program.
Yale University accepts students with 3 years of bachelor’s degrees for their Masters in Fine Arts programs, programs offered by the Arts and Science department and the International Development and Economics program. The university will evaluate the bachelor’s degree as per their standards and accordingly pass the decision.
Wharton Business School accepts 3 years of bachelor’s degree for the MBA program.
Tuck School of Business gives equal consideration to the students with 3 years bachelor’s degree.
7. University of Texas Dallas
The graduate school of the University of Texas Dallas accepts students with 3 years bachelor’s degree for most of their graduate programs. They consider the applicant based on the overall profile. Their degree, institution, test scores, resume and recommendation letters.
8. Northeastern University
The Khoury College of Computer Science accepts 3 years of bachelor’s if the student has completed his degree program.
Just like the aforementioned universities, there are many other universities accepting 3 years bachelor’s degrees. Below is the list:
9. Wake Forest University
10. Columbia University
11. University of Pennsylvania
12. University of Virginia
13. University of Rochester
14. Carnegie Mellon University
15. New York University
16. Kent State University
17. SUNY Buffalo
18. SUNY Binghamton
19. University of North Carolina, Charlotte
20. CUNY Baruch
21. University of Texas at Arlington
22. Syracuse University
23. Texas Tech University
24. Stevens Institute of Technology
25. Bentley University
26. Fordham University
27. NYU Poly
28. University of Idaho
29. Georgia State University
30. Santa Clara University