All graduate applicants, regardless of citizenship status, must demonstrate proficiency in English to obtain admission to the university. To fulfill this requirement, applicants must satisfy one of the following criteria:
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)
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For admissions purposes, the university will use the highest test score from one test date. Photocopies or other duplication of score reports are not acceptable.
Departments may require a higher minimum TOEFL or IELTS score where previous experience and demands of the discipline warrant it. Visit the program website to confirm minimum scoring requirements.
Graduate students whose English proficiency is judged inadequate by the department or college may be denied permission to continue work on graduate degrees.