Discover the entry requirements for the academic year 2024-2025. Please note that these requirements can change at any time, influenced by government policies and Saxion's own guidelines. With that said, let's get you started on your exciting journey!

Are you a Dutch student? Please check here for the entry requirements for Dutch students. 👈 🇳🇱

General entry requirements 

There are only two general entry requirements: diploma and language certificate. Please check below to see whether your qualifications meet the general entry requirements.


Diploma Requirement 📜

Does your diploma match with these requirements? 🤔

The Nuffic chart provides an overview of common diplomas and their Dutch educational system equivalencies, giving you insight into your admission chances. Check your diploma against Nuffic's evaluation chart by selecting your country and opening the PDF. Please check Nuffic here. 👈

Please note: While the Nuffic's chart is a helpful guideline, our student registration will make the final admission decision, considering your previous curriculum.

English Requirement 🇬🇧

To show your English language capabilities, you will need to upload one of the English language certificates listed below. These minimum scores apply to both our bachelor and master programs. 

IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC and Cambridge English grades & scale 

IELTS  TOEFL Paper Based  TOEFL Internet Based  TOEIC Listening and Reading  TOEIC Speaking and Writing  Cambridge English Score 


500 60 600 240 154 - 161 


525 70 620  260  162 - 168 


550 80 670  290  169 - 175 


575 90 720  310  176 - 184 


600 100 780  350  185 - 190 


625 113 790  400  191 - 199 


You are exempted from submitting one of the above test certificates if: 

  • Your diploma is on Nuffic's list and with English as a subject on your final transcript.
  • You can provide proof that your bachelor or master studies were conducted in English, such as a copy of your diploma and confirmation with an official stamped/signed university statement.* 
  • Your diploma is from an English-speaking country; email to inquire.

*Applies to English-taught American High School cirriculum accredited by the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and GCE AS/A level certificates issued by AQA, Pearson, Edexcel, OCR or Cambridge. 

Are you interested in a specific study programme? 

Please check the page of your chosen study programme for more details on the specific entry requirements. You can check the tabs at the top of the programme's page. 

Find your chosen study programme requirements here!

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