International Students

Scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the PTE Academic are required of all applicants who are not citizens of countries where English is the official language, with the possible exception of those who hold a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from an institution in which English is the language of instruction and the official language of the country in which the university is located, or who hold a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from an institution that is accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency. In addition to the United States, the countries where English is the official language are listed here.

Minimum Test Scores Required (submit one of the following):

  • Academic IELTS: an overall band score of 6.0 with no individual score below 5.0
  • TOEFL: 550 on paper-based or 80 on Internet-based
  • PTE Academic: 53