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 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: 

Graduate Program Minimum English Proficiency Requirement

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  • College of Architecture and Environmental Design

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

550
79
6.5
77
58
No
  • College of Arts

Schools

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

School of Art                                      
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
School of Fashion
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
School of Music
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
School of Theatre and Dance
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
  • College of Arts and Science

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

Anthropology 
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
Applied Geology (PhD)
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Applied Mathematics
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
Biological Sciences
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
Biology
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
Biomedical Sciences
600
100
7.0
85
68
Yes
Chemical Physics (Interdisciplinary Program)
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
Chemistry
525
71
6.0
74
50
No
Clinical Psychology (PhD)
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
Computer Science
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
Creative Writing
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
Criminology and Criminal Justice
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
English
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
English (PhD) 
610
102
7.5
86
73
Yes
French
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Geographic Information Science
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Geography
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Geology 
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
German
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
History
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Latin
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Liberal Studies 
610
102
7.5
86
73
No
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
Philosophy
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
Physics
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Political Science (MA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Political Science (PhD)
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Psychological Science
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
Public Administration
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Pure Mathematics
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
Sociology
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
Spanish
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Translation
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
Translation Studies (PhD)
610
102
7.5
86
73
Yes
  • College of Business Administration

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

Accounting (MSA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Business Administration (MBA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Business Administration (PhD)
600
100
7.0
85
68
No
Business Analytics (MSBA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Economics (MAE)
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
  • College of Communication and Information

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

Communication Studies (MA)
587
94
6.5
82
65
Yes
Communication and Information (PhD)  
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
Digital Sciences
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Journalism and Mass Communication
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
School of Information 
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
Visual Communication Design
587
94
7.0
82
65
Yes
  • College of Education, Health and Human Services

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

Audiology
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
Speech Language Pathology
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
School Counseling
525
71
6.0
74
50
Yes
All other Majors in the College of EHHS
(besides Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and School Counseling)
550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
  • College of Nursing

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

Nursing 
560
83
6.5
78
55
Yes
  • College of Public Health

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

Public Health (MPH)
550
79
6.5
77
58
No
Public Health (PhD)
587
94
7.0
82
65
No
  • College of Aeronautic and Engineering

 TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

550
79
6.5
77
58
Yes
  • School of Podiatric Medicine

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

Conditional Admission

587
94
7.0
82
65
No