International Student Admissions

Are there additional minimum university admissions requirements for international graduate students?

In addition to the requirements stated in the Graduate Admissions section, international applicants must meet the following minimum admission requirements:

For international students whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score of 80 iBT 73 (550 pBT) or higher, or an IELTS band score of 6.5 or higher within the past two years.  Programs may establish more stringent TOEFL or IELTS minimum score requirements.

International students must also meet all US government requirements for international students.

International graduate students on visas shall not be admitted or enrolled as non- matriculated students.  (Policy 510, Section 4.5).

Who determines whether or not international degrees meet the graduate program’s requirement of a recognized bachelor’s degree or equivalent?

International Admissions officers shall determine if applicants with international degrees meet the graduate program’s requirement of a recognized bachelor’s degree or equivalent.  (Policy 510, Section 4.5).

What additional information do I need to submit for international admissions consideration?

Admissions may require an affidavit of support or other documents.