English Proficiency Requirement

You must be proficient in English (reading, writing, and speaking) appropriate to our academic environment and to your level of study.

If you completed high school in English, you are generally considered to have met this requirement.
Completing high school in English means that you completed high school or its approved equivalent:

If you do not meet one of these criteria, you may establish English proficiency by means of:

  • A transcript indicating “C-“ or higher in a college-level writing/composition course from either a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or an eligible college/university in a country on the list of countries of English instruction
  • A degree from either a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or an eligible college/university in a country on the list of countries of English instruction
  • KELPA
  • Minimum score on an external exam (TOEFL, IELTS)
TOEFL Paper-Based Computer-Based Internet-Based
Undergraduate 525 195 71
Graduate 550 213 80
IELTS Score
Undergraduate 6 (no band less than 5.5)
Graduate 6.5 (no band less than 5.5)