Graduate Program English Requirements

All graduate applicants must obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 525 (71 on the Internet-based version) 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: 

Not sure what college your program is in? Check Majors and Degrees

Graduate Program Minimum English Proficiency Requirement

College of Aeronautics and Engineering
  • College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

MELAB

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

M.S. Aviation Management and Logistics
525
71
74
6.0
50
100
Yes
M.S. Engineering Technology and Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering
550
79
77
6.5
58
100
Yes
M.S. and Ph.D. Mechatronics
550
79
77
6.5
58
110
Yes
College of Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch), Master of Urban Design (MUD), Master of Science in Architecture and Environmental Design (MSAED), Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA1 and MLA2), Master of Healthcare Design (MHD). 

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

MELAB

Conditional Admission

550

79

6.5

58

110

77

No

  • Master of Science in Construction Management

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

MELAB

Conditional Admission

550

79

6.5

58

110

77

No

College of the Arts
  • College of the Arts

Schools

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

School of Art                                      
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
School of Fashion
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
School of Music
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
School of Theatre and Dance
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
College of Arts and Science
  • College of Arts and Science

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Anthropology 
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Applied Geology (PhD)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Applied Mathematics
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Biological Sciences
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Biology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Biomedical Sciences
600
100
7.0
68
120
No
Materials Science Graduate Program
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Chemistry
525
71
6.0
50
100
No
Clinical Psychology (PhD)
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Computer Science
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Creative Writing
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Criminology and Criminal Justice
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Data Science
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
English
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Rhetoric and Composition (PhD) 
610
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
French
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Geographic Information Science
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geography
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geology 
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
German
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
History
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Latin
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Liberal Studies 
610
102
7.5
73
130
No
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Philosophy
610
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
Physics
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (MA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (PhD)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Psychological Science
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Public Administration
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Pure Mathematics
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Sociology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Spanish
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation Studies (PhD)
610
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Accounting (MSA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Business Administration (MBA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Business Administration (PhD)
600
100
7.0
68
120
No
Business Analytics (MSBA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Economics (MAE)
550
80
6.5
58
110
No
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
College of Communication and Information
  • College of Communication and Information

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Communication Studies (MA)
587
94
7.0
65
110
Yes
Communication and Information (PhD)  
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Emerging Media and Technology
587
94
7.0
65
110
No
Media and Journalism
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
School of Information 
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Visual Communication Design
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
College of Education, Health and Human Services
  • College of Education, Health and Human Services
Programs
TOEFL (Paper-based)
TOEFL (Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET (Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Audiology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Speech-Language Pathology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
School Counseling
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
All other Majors in the College of EHHS
(besides Audiology, Higher Education, Nutrition, Speech-Language Pathology and School Counseling)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
College of Nursing
  • College of Nursing

 

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

 
560
83
6.5
55
110
Yes
College of Public Health
  • College of Public Health

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Public Health (MPH)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Public Health (PhD)
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
College of Podiatric Medicine
  • College of Podiatric Medicine

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

587
94
7.0
65
120
No
All Requirements

All graduate applicants must obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 525 (71 on the Internet-based version) or a minimum MELAB score of 75 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. Not sure what college your program is in? Check Majors and Degrees. 

  • College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

MELAB

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

M.S. Aviation Management and Logistics
525
71
74
6.0
50
100
Yes
M.S. Engineering Technology and Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering
550
79
77
6.5
58
100
Yes
M.S. and Ph.D. Mechatronics
550
79
77
6.5
58
110
Yes

 

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

  • College of Architecture and Environmental Design

550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
  • College of the Arts

Schools

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

School of Art                                      
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
School of Fashion
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
School of Music
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
School of Theatre and Dance
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
  • College of Arts and Science

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Anthropology 
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Applied Geology (PhD)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Applied Mathematics
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Biological Sciences
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Biology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Biomedical Sciences
600
100
7.0
68
120
No
Materials Science Graduate Program
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Chemistry
525
71
6.0
50
100
No
Clinical Psychology (PhD)
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Computer Science
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Creative Writing
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Criminology and Criminal Justice
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
English
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Rhetoric and Composition (PhD) 
610
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
French
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Geographic Information Science
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geography
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geology 
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
German
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
History
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Latin
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Liberal Studies 
610
102
7.5
73
130
No
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Philosophy
610
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
Physics
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (MA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (PhD)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Psychological Science
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Public Administration
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Pure Mathematics
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Sociology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Spanish
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation Studies (PhD)
610
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
  • Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Accounting (MSA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Business Administration (MBA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Business Administration (PhD)
600
100
7.0
68
120
No
Business Analytics (MSBA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Economics (MAE)
550
80
6.5
58
110
No
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
  • College of Communication and Information

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Communication Studies (MA)
587
94
7.0
65
110
Yes
Communication and Information (PhD)  
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Digital Sciences
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Journalism and Mass Communication
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
School of Information 
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Visual Communication Design
587
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
  • College of Education, Health and Human Services
Programs
TOEFL (Paper-based)
TOEFL (Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET (Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Audiology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
Speech-Language Pathology
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
School Counseling
525
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
All other Majors in the College of EHHS
(besides Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and School Counseling)
550
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
  • College of Nursing

 

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

 
560
83
6.5
55
110
Yes
  • College of Public Health

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Public Health (MPH)
550
79
6.5
58
110
No
Public Health (PhD)
587
94
7.0
65
120
No
  • College of Podiatric Medicine

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

587
94
7.0
65
120
No