Graduate Program English Requirement

All graduate applicants must obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 525 (71 on the Internet-based version) or a minimum MELAB score of 77 or IELTS score of 6.0 or a minimum PTE score of 48 for full-time academic admission, with the many exceptions for individual graduate programs: 

Graduate Program Minimum English Proficiency Requirement

  • College of Architecture and Environmental Design
TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
550 80 6.5 77 54 No
  • College of Arts
Schools TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
School of Art 575 90 7.0 85 68 No
School of Fashion Design and Merchandising 560 83 6.5 78 55 No
School of Music 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
School of Theatre and Dance 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
  • College of Arts and Science
Programs TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
Anthropology 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Biological Sciences 587 94 7.0 82 62 Yes
Biology 587 94 7.0 82 62 Yes
Biomedical Sciences 600 100 7.0 85 68 Yes
Chemical Physics (Interdisciplinary Program) 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Chemistry 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Computer Science 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Department of English 600 100 7.0 85 68 Yes
Department of English - TESL 575 89 7.0 80 61 Yes
French 550 80 6.5 77 54 Yes
Geography 525 71 6.0 75 48 No
Geology 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
German 550 80 6.5 77 54 Yes
History 525 71 6.0 75 48 No
Latin 550 80 6.5 77 54 Yes
Mathematics 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Translation (MA) 550 80 6.5 77 54 Yes
Translation Studies (PhD) 600 100 7.0 85 68 Yes
Philosophy 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Physics 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Political Science (MA) 550 81 6.5 77 54 Yes
Political Science (PhD) 550 81 6.5 77 54 No
Public Administration 550 79 6.5 77 54 Yes
Psychology 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Sociology 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
Spanish 550 80 6.5 77 54 Yes
  • College of Business Administration
Programs TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
Business Administration (MBA) 550 79 6.5 77 54 No
Business Administration (PhD) 600 100 7.0 85 68 No
Accounting (MSA) 550 79 6.5 77 54 No
Economics (MAE) 550 80 6.5 77 54 No
  • College of Communication and Information
Programs TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
Communication Studies (MA) 580 92 6.5 81 62 Yes
Communication and Information (PhD) 590 96 6.5 82 63 Yes
Journalism and Mass Communication 600 100 7.0 85 68 Yes
School of Library and Information Science 600 100 7.0 85 68 Yes
Visual Communication Design 525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
  • College of Education, Health and Human Services
TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
550 80 with no subscore below 20 6.5 77 54

Below majors will be considered:

  • Cultural Foundation
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Administration
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Sport and Recreation Management

*Doctoral programs in EHHS do not offer conditional admission.

  • College of Nursing
Programs TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
Nursing (MSN) 560 83 6.5 78 55 No
Nursing (DNP) 550 79 6.5 77 54 Yes
Nursing (PhD) 550 79 6.5 77 54 Yes
  • College of Public Health
TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
600 100 7.0 85  68 No
  • College of Technology
TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
525 71 6.0 75 48 Yes
  • School of Digital Science
TOEFL (Paper-based) TOEFL (Internet-based) IELTS MELAB PTE Conditional Admission
525 71 6.0 75 48 No