These tests measure the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is used in college and university settings. The tests are offered throughout most regions of the world. The TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition and the IELTS Indicator tests are accepted.
- For TOEFL the recommended minimum score for admission consideration is 577 on the paper-based test and 90 on the Internet-based test.
- For IELTS, the recommended minimum overall band score is 7.
Some programs may have more rigorous language proficiency standards; applicants with questions should contact programs directly. These exams should be taken early enough to allow the scores to reach the Graduate School by your program's deadline. Performance on the tests is one of many factors considered in making admission decisions.