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Graduate: International Student Language Proficiency

English language proficiency requirements for prospective international graduate students.

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English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Graduate Applicants in MS in Information Systems or MS in Computer Science – Software Development

One of the following exams is required for students who have a Bachelor’s degree from countries other than the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, or countries in Africa where English is the first language. All test scores must be less than two years old from the first day of class of the proposed entry term. 

Minimum accepted exams and scores are:

  • Duolingo 115 (online)
  • IELTS score of 6.5 (test-center exam only)
  • TOEFL score of 79 (test-center exam only)
  • PTE score of 58 (test-center exam only)

The English Proficiency Exam requirement can be waived for students who have met any of the following criteria:

  • Attended a U.S. high school for a minimum of four years
  • Completed one academic year studying at a United States college or university

Students may receive an admission decision with scanned English language proficiency scores. Official score reporting is required before an I-20 may be issued.