International applicants who do not meet the requirements for a waiver are required to submit English proficiency scores.

test minimum requirements how to send
TOEFL iBT / TOEFL iBT Home Edition Total score 81 Send via ETS using institution code 6681 and leave department code blank
IELTS Overall score of 7 with no subscore less than 6 Send through your IELTS Testing Center
DuoLingo (DET) Score of 105+ Send via DuoLingo English Test


  • The on-campus English Proficiency Evaluation (EPE) will be required unless you submit a TOEFL overall score of 100 or higher, or an IELTS overall score of 8.0 or higher. 
  • All students admitted using DuoLingo (DET) test scores will be required to take the EPE when they arrive on campus.

English proficiency requirements vary by program. Please check if there are specific requirements for your program. We do not accept the TOEFL MyBest Superscore

Waiver Eligibility

Applicants will be given a waiver if they are a citizen, or have earned the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree, master's degree, or Ph.D. in the United States, or any of the following countries:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon (English speaking side)
  • Canada
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • St. Christopher & Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

A degree from a host university in this list is not eligible for a waiver if it is completed outside of that country, e.g. a degree from a US institution completed at a campus located in China.

English medium institutions are not sufficient for a waiver if they are completed in a country not on this list.