We look forward to welcoming you to D’Amore-McKim!

The Graduate Admissions team is thrilled to welcome you to our Full-Time MS in Finance/MBA. Congratulations on taking the next step in your career. First, let’s get you started with your next steps. Below is an outline of important dates and details to help make your transition to D’Amore-McKim as smooth as possible. The admissions team and current students are also available to answer any questions you have. We can’t wait to see you here!

The safety and well-being of our global D’Amore-McKim community is our top priority. In this unprecedented time, our future student meetings and events are being held virtually—we hope that you will join us!

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To reserve your place in the next class, you must confirm your enrollment. Simply log in through the link below to confirm and pay your tuition deposit.

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Submitting Your Transcript

If you have not already sent your official transcript to Northeastern, please request that the National Student Clearinghouse (www.studentclearinghouse.org), Parchment (www.parchment.com), or eSCRIP-SAFE (www.escrip-safe.com) email it to gradbusiness@northeastern.edu.

Please note that transcripts send by any other sender will be considered unofficial, but may be submitted in advance of the official documents. We recognize that there may be delays in receiving official documentation right now from your previous academic institutions.

If you earned a degree outside of the United States, a course-by-course international credential evaluation is required. Many of our students go through World Education Services (www.wes.org) to have this evaluation performed. There are additional organizations that perform this service and we will accept an evaluation by any organization recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

As always, if you have questions about this, please email us at gradbusiness@northeastern.edu.

Submitting Your Test Scores


Northeastern has a test-optional policy for the 2021-2022 academic year and does not require a GMAT or GRE score to complete an application for admission. Under the new policy, you can decide whether to submit a GMAT or GRE score as part of your admission application. For more information, review our admissions policies.

If choosing to submit, please contact either MBA.com or ETS.org to have your official test scores sent directly to the D’Amore-McKim Graduate School of Business. Please use the following program codes:

ProgramGMAT CodeGRE Code
Full-Time MS in Finance/MBA276-C0-267920

English Language Proficiency

English proficiency, both written and verbal, is necessary for success in D’Amore-McKim classrooms. If you are not a native English speaker, we require a standardized test of English language proficiency unless you completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree at an accredited institution where English is the language of instruction, or you have worked full-time for two years in the United States or other native English-speaking environment.

We accept the following English language proficiency test scores: TOEFL iBT®IELTSDuolingo, and PTE Academic. Enter your scores and upload a scanned copy of your results as a document in your online application. Tests results are valid for two years.

ProgramTOEFL iBTIELTSPTE AcademicDuolingo
Full-Time MS in Finance/MBA3671 (program code); 02 (department code)There is no IELTS code. When you register there is a drop-down where you can select Northeastern University – D’Amore-McKim.W9H-K8-65There is no Duolingo code. To have your results shared with us, please select “Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business” from the graduate school list.

All admitted students who will be studying with an F-1 visa need to complete an I-20 request form in order to move forward with the visa process to come to study in the United States. You should submit your form quickly because they are processed in the order received. You will use your Northeastern online account to login.

Once you have submitted your deposit, it’s time to claim your myNortheastern online account. This is an important step that will ensure you have access to the many University services, systems, and resources you’ll use daily as a Northeastern student. You should have received an email titled “Claim Your Northeastern University Online Account” with instructions and a unique personalized link for you to use.   

Your Northeastern email address will be created when you claim your Northeastern online account. Learn more about your Northeastern email address. If you need assistance or have questions about claiming your online account, contact the IT Service Desk by phone at 617.373.HELP (4357) or email help@northeastern.edu for support.

If you need assistance or have questions about claiming your online account, or for any of your Northeastern technology needs, the university’s IT Service Desk is available to support you 24/7 by phone at 617.373.HELP (4357) or email at help@northeastern.edu.

Complete the University Health Report

Massachusetts law requires all University students to provide documentation of vaccination. Please complete the University Health Report, sign the consent (page 1), and have your primary care clinician complete the state-mandated immunization form (page 2). Also see our page on the University Health Report during COVID-19 for updated information.

The completed University Health Report must be returned to University Health and Counseling Services by email: UHCS@northeastern.edu, or fax: 617-373-2601. Please do not send the health report to your advisor, because your health information is private.

Health Insurance Requirement

All full-time students are required by Massachusetts state law to have health insurance while they are enrolled at Northeastern. 

You’ll automatically be enrolled into the Northeastern University Student Health Plan (NUSHP). This health insurance is comprehensive and provides excellent coverage. It’ll be your responsibility to waive the NUSHP health insurance if you have comparable, US based coverage. Instructions for how to waive the coverage can be found in the NUSHP FAQ page.

Northeastern University Vaccination Requirement

All students returning to Northeastern University’s campuses for the Fall 2021 term will be expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of classes.


Welcome you to the Full-Time MS in Finance/MBA program at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business! All of us in the Graduate Career Center look forward to preparing you to thrive in the financial services industry.

As you deepen your knowledge of finance and use it to inform strategic business decisions, your Graduate Career Center will help you leverage your new experiences for career success. You’ll be invited to participate in coaching, skill-building, and networking opportunities. A robust calendar of events is planned to help you meet fellow students, staff, and faculty in informal ways to broaden your community of support.

Our Graduate Career Center team members have passion and deep experience that will benefit you as you navigate your career path. You’ll have a dedicated career advisor that will meet with you one-on-one in coaching sessions to help you develop the personal and professional skills to manage your lifelong career. Whether you are a seasoned professional or looking to advance your career, an advisor will help you map your next steps.

As you know, at D’Amore-McKim, we believe that real-world experience deepens learning and discovery and creates professionals with a unique blend of theoretical and practical experience. Our corporate residency program is widely recognized for building tomorrow’s leaders in their chosen fields. Our Graduate Career Center team will diligently work with you to find a fit that meets your professional goals so that the experience you gain here will lead you to success after graduation.

You’ll be invited to participate at no cost in a Career Management class developed by the Graduate Career Center advisors to help you gain valuable skills so that you can approach the job search process with confidence. You’ll develop your personal career search strategy, build a strong professional network, and meet with our employer partners to hear their insider insights.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Northeastern community this fall.


Susan Antonelli, EdD

Northeastern University
D’Amore-McKim School of Business
312 Dodge Hall, 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Helpful resources

Our Full-Time MS in Finance/MBA uniquely prepares you to be a financially savvy business leader through intensive experience-powered learning and coursework that builds your expertise to thrive in a financial services industry that is changing rapidly with the introduction of new technology.

Our curriculum will help you cultivate a global mindset and a profound understanding of the role of data and technology in financial decision-making. You’ll have a choice between a Finance Track and a Quantitative Finance Track. Both will give you a firm grounding in the essentials of finance along with the creative and entrepreneurial mindset you need to navigate the modern financial landscape. Unique features of the program, such as integrated program CFA prep and opportunities to make a deep impact through a corporate residency, will empower you to thrive and set you apart from your peers.

You may have questions about how best to finance your Full-Time MS in Finance/MBA. At Northeastern, we believe that financing your education doesn’t need to be complicated and have collected the following resources to help you.

Northeastern University’s Student Financial Services website is your best resource for the most current and comprehensive information to help prepare you financially.

Your financial aid advisor will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions, point you to resources and provide valuable insight as you navigate the financial commitments of your MS in Finance/MBA. Your advisor will be your partner in understanding the forms, terminology, numbers, and deadlines. Together, you’ll create a financial plan that makes sense for you and your family’s unique financial circumstances.

Northeastern University and the Dolce Center for the Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers (CAVS) in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are honored to offer the Yellow Ribbon program.

View the 2021-22 Northeastern graduate programs academic calendar for full details.  Your academic advisor will enroll you into your fall term classes. You do not need to do anything! Your advisor will notify you when your registration is complete.

Once you are registered for classes, a tuition bill will be generated which you will access via the myNortheastern portal.

An important step in preparing to make Boston your home while you are a student is to determine where you will live. If you are relocating to the Boston area or are exploring new housing options, Northeastern offers resources to support you. Full-time students may apply to live in on-campus residences. Please note: because space is extremely limited, housing is not guaranteed.

Off-campus Housing

Our off-campus student services website offers a multitude of resources for students who are looking for apartments, including information on different neighborhoods (descriptions, costs, parking, and transportation information), leasing information and tenant rights. There is also an off-campus apartment and roommate search website available.

Most students live within a three mile radius of the campus in the neighborhoods of Back Bay, Fenway, Mission Hill, and South End, however some of our students choose to commute from other areas of Boston.

For further information or questions about off-campus housing, please contact:

Off-campus Student Services Office
226 Curry Student Center
P: 617.373.8480
E: offcampus@northeastern.edu

On-campus Graduate Housing

Full-time students may apply to live in on-campus residences. Some buildings are dedicated to only graduate students, others welcome both undergraduate and graduate students. Our apartment style accomodations include studio single bedroom apartments, single bedroom apartments, shared apartments with private single bedrooms and shared common spaces. Because space is extremely limited, housing is not guaranteed.

For further information or questions about on-campus housing, please contact:

Housing & Residential Life Office
4 Speare Commons
P: 617.373.2814
E: housing@northeastern.edu

Northeastern’s Commuting Services offers resources to assist you in your daily commute. You will find information about Boston campus parking, public transportation on the MBTA trains and buses, bicycling, car shares and ride shares, and walking.

Access expert and personalized career guidance, coaching, job search strategy assistance from your dedicated D’Amore-McKim Graduate Career Center advisor. The Career Center team partners with employers to identify opportunities for full-time employment.

A breadth of resources is available to help support and guide you as a student within the D’Amore-McKim community. Get all of the tools and information you need to help make your experience the best it can be.

I-20 Instructions

As an international student studying at Northeastern, there are vast resources available to guide you as you settle into an American education environment. Our community is made up of more than 7,500 international students and scholars from 140 different countries—bringing unique and diverse perspectives to the classroom and campus life. Here are some of the tools available to you during your time at D’Amore-McKim:

All admitted students who will be studying with an F-1 visa need to complete an I-20 form in order to move forward with the visa process to come to the United States to study.

Campus Resources

Global Student Success (GSS) is dedicated to helping international and non-native English speaking students, as well as scholars, staff, and faculty, at Northeastern through a variety of services and resources.

The Office of Global Services provides the professional expertise and support you need to maintain compliance through immigration, academic, and your employment experiences—helping you remain a valuable member of the Northeastern community.

During an Academic Skills Advising appointment, you’ll get to meet with a professional staff member, discuss your academic journey, and build on your strengths. You’ll develop a personalized plan for your academic success and leave with tangible strategies to use moving forward. We believe there’s always room to grow academically and encourage you to be proactive about developing good habits – schedule an appointment today!


Current International Student Panel Q&A. Recording Passcode: L@GeEd6.

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October 22, 2021

Registration Required. This conference will help you gain a greater understanding of the experiences of international students in adjusting to academic, cultural, social, and economic conditions as they undertake their studies in the U.S. Featured keynote speakers include Dr. Mary Ludden, Professor Terence (Terry) Mughan, Professor Julia Ivy, and Northeastern alum Nick Dimitrov.

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