Foreign Credential Evaluation
International Academic Records
Applicants to Bristol Community College who completed their secondary (and post-secondary, if applicable) coursework in a country outside of the United States must provide official (original) secondary school transcripts (and national examination results, if applicable) as well as official (original) college or university transcripts and equivalency comparisons to the United States educational system for each awarded degree.
International high school transcripts, diplomas or leaving certificates require a document-by-document credential evaluation of foreign academic credentials to determine the educational equivalent within the American educational system. These evaluations must be conducted by an approved center (see list below) and forwarded to the Admissions Office.
International university or college course work requires a course-by-course document credential evaluation to determine comparative course levels, course equivalents and grades to the United States educational system. These evaluations must be conducted by an approved center (see list below) and forwarded to the Admissions Office. If an applicant is admitted to the College, the Admissions Office will conduct a transfer credit evaluation to determine transferability and/or equivalency of international post-secondary coursework.
Applicants may contact one of the centers below to determine the types of services offered, fees and processing time. In addition to those companies listed, Bristol Community College will accept an evaluation completed by any service that has been accredited by the National Association for Credential Evaluation Services (NACES, www.naces.org) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE, http://aice-eval.org/).
Please request a copy of the results is sent to the Admissions Office at Bristol Community College, 777 Elsbree Street, Fall River, MA 02720 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that email is preferred for more efficient processing.
Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants
7101 SW 102 Avenue Miami, FL 33173
305.273.1616 | www.jsilny.org | For Bristol Applicants: https://www.jsilny.org/pdf/BristolCommunityCollege.pdf