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 Aeronautic and Engineering

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

525
71
6.0
58
50
100
Yes
  • College of Architecture and Environmental Design

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
  • College of Arts

Schools

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

School of Art                                      
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
School of Fashion
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
School of Music
525
71
6.0
74
50
100
Yes
School of Theatre and Dance
525
71
6.0
74
48
100
Yes
  • College of Arts and Science

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Anthropology 
525
71
6.0
74
50
100
Yes
Applied Geology (PhD)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Applied Mathematics
525
71
6.0
74
50
100
Yes
Biological Sciences
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
Biology
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
Biomedical Sciences
600
100
7.0
85
68
120
Yes
Chemical Physics (Interdisciplinary Program)
525
71
6.0
74
50
100
Yes
Chemistry
525
71
6.0
75
48
100
No
Clinical Psychology (PhD)
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
Computer Science
525
71
6.0
74
48
100
Yes
Creative Writing
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
Criminology and Criminal Justice
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
English
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
English (PhD) 
610
102
7.5
86
73
130
Yes
French
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Geographic Information Science
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
Geography
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
Geology 
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
German
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
History
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Latin
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Liberal Studies 
610
102
7.5
86
73
130
No
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
525
71
6.0
74
50
100
Yes
Philosophy
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
Physics
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Political Science (MA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Political Science (PhD)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
Psychological Science
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
Public Administration
550
79
6.5
77
54
110
Yes
Pure Mathematics
525
71
6.0
74
50
100
Yes
Sociology
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
Spanish
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Translation
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
Translation Studies (PhD)
610
102
7.5
86
73
130
Yes
  • College of Business Administration

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Accounting (MSA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
Business Administration (MBA)
550
80
6.5
77
58
110
No
Business Administration (PhD)
600
100
7.0
85
68
120
No
Business Analytics (MSBA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
Economics (MAE)
550
80
6.5
79
58
110
No
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
  • College of Communication and Information

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Communication Studies (MA)
587
94
6.5
82
65
110
Yes
Communication and Information (PhD)  
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
Digital Sciences
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
Journalism and Mass Communication
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
School of Information 
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
Visual Communication Design
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
Yes
  • College of Education, Health and Human Services

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Audiology
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
Speech Language Pathology
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
School Counseling
525
71
6.0
74
50
100
Yes
All other Majors in the College of EHHS
(besides Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and School Counseling)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
Yes
  • College of Nursing

 

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

 
560
83
6.5
78
55
110
Yes
  • College of Public Health

Programs

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Public Health (MPH)
550
79
6.5
77
58
110
No
Public Health (PhD)
587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No
  • School of Podiatric Medicine

TOEFL (Paper-based)

TOEFL (Internet-based)

IELTS

MELAB

PTE

DET (Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

587
94
7.0
82
65
120
No