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TOEFL Requirements

International applicants whose first language is not English must also submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores to demonstrate English proficiency. Please note that the TOEFL is rarely waived; therefore, we encourage applicants to take the test to avoid delays in completing the application. The minimum TOEFL scores required for admissions consideration are: 100 (iBT), 250 (CBT) or 600 (PBT). The TOEFL must be sent from ETS using the institutional code 2986. To locate a testing site near you or schedule an exam, visit the TOEFL website. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is also accepted and the minimum score for consideration is a 7. You may upload a copy of your IELTS test to the standardized test score section of the application.

English proficiency requirements by country

CountryRequiredOfficial Language
 YesNo 
Afghanistanx Dari
Albaniax Albanian
Algeriax Arabic
Andorrax Catalan
Angolax Portuguese
Antigua & Barbuda xEnglish
Argentinax Spanish
Armeniax Armenian
Arubax Dutch
Australia xEnglish
Austriax German
Azerbaijanx Azerbaijani
Bahamas xEnglish
Bahrainx Arabic
Bangladeshx Bengali/Bangla
Barbados xEnglish
Belarusx Belarusian, Russian
Belgiumx Dutch, French, German
Belize xEnglish
Beninx French
Bermuda xEnglish
Bhutanx Dzongka
Boliviax Spanish
Bosnia & Herzegovinax Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Botswana xEnglish
Brazilx Portuguese
Brunei Darassalamx Malay
Bulgariax Bulgarian
Burkino Fasox French
Burmax Burmese
Burundix Kirundi/French
Cambodiax Khmer
Cameroonx French, English
Canada xEnglish, French
Cape Verdex Portuguese
Cayman Islands xEnglish
Central African Republicx French
Chadx French, Arabic
Chilex Spanish
Chinax Mandarin Chinese
Colombiax Spanish
Comorosx Shikomoro, Arabic, French
Congo, Democratic Republic ofx French
Congo, Republic ofx French
Costa Ricax Spanish
Cote d’Ivoirex French
Croatiax Croatian
Cubax Spanish
Cyprusx Greek, Turkish, English
Czech Republicx Czech
Denmarkx Danish
Djiboutix French, Arabic
Dominica xEnglish
Dominican Republicx Spanish
East Timorx Portuguese
Ecuadorx Spanish
Egyptx Arabic
El Salvadorx Spanish
Equatorial Guineax Spanish
Eritreax Tigrinya, Tigre
Estoniax Estonian
Ethiopiax Amharic
Fiji xEnglish
Finlandx Finnish
Francex French
Gabonx French
Gambia xEnglish
Georgiax Georgian
Germanyx German
Ghana xEnglish
Greecex Greek
Grenada xEnglish
Guatemalax Spanish
Guineax French
Guinea-Bissaux Portuguese
Guyana xEnglish
Haitix French
Holy See, Thex Italian
Hondurasx Spanish
Hong Kongx Cantonese
Hungaryx Hungarian (Magyar)
Icelandx Icelandic
Indiax Hindi
Indonesiax Indonesian
Iranx Persian
Iraqx Arabic
Ireland xEnglish
Israelx Hebrew
Italyx Italian
Jamaica xEnglish
Japanx Japanese
Jordanx Arabic
Kazakhstanx Kazakh/Russian
Kenya xEnglish
Kiribati xEnglish
Kuwaitx Arabic
Kyrgyzstanx Kyrgyz, Russian
Laosx Lao
Latviax Latvian
Lebanonx Arabic
Lesothox Sesotho, English
Liberia xEnglish
Libyax Arabic
Liechtensteinx German
Lithuaniax Lithuanian
Luxembourgx Luxembourgish, French, German
Macaux Portuguese, Chinese
Macedoniax Macedonian
Madagascarx Malagasy
Malawi xEnglish
Malaysiax Malay
Maldivesx Dhivehi
Malix French
Maltax Maltese
Marshall Islandsx Marshallese
Mauritaniax Arabic
Mexicox Spanish
Mauritiusx French, English
Micronesia xEnglish
Moldovax Romanian
Mongoliax Khalkha Mongol
Monocox French
Moroccox Arabic
Montenegrox Montenegrin
Mozambiquex Portuguese
Namibia xEnglish
Naurux Nauruan, English
Nepalx Nepali
Netherlands x Dutch
Netherlands Antillesx Dutch
New Zealand xEnglish
Nicaraguax Spanish
Nigerx French
Nigeria xEnglish
North Koreax Korean
Norwayx Norwegian
Omanx Arabic
Pakistanx Urdu
Palau xEnglish
Panamax Spanish
Papua New Guinea xEnglish
Paraguayx Spanish
Perux Spanish
Philippinesx Pilipino
Polandx Polish
Portugalx Portuguese
Qatarx Arabic
Romaniax Romanian
Russiax Russian
Rwandax Kinyarunda, French, English
Samoax Samoan, English
San Marinox Italian
Sao Tome and Principex Portuguese
Saudi Arabiax Arabic
Senegalx French
Serbiax Serbian
Seychellesx Creole, English & French
Sierra Leone xEnglish
Singapore xEnglish
Slovakiax Slovak
Sloveniax Slovenia
Solomon Islands xEnglish
Somaliax Somali
South Africa xAfrikaans, English
South Koreax Korean
Spainx Spanish
Sri Lankax Sinhala, Tamil
St. Kitts & Nevis xEnglish
St. Lucia xEnglish
St. Vincent & the Grenadines xEnglish
Sudanx Arabic
Surinamex Dutch
Swazilandx Siswati, English
Swedenx Swedish
Switzerlandx German, French, Italian, Romansch
Syriax Arabic
Taiwanx Mandarin Chinese
Tajikistanx Tajik
Tanzaniax Kiswahili
Thailandx Thai
Togox French
Tongax Tongan, English
Trinidad & Tobago xEnglish
Tunisiax Arabic
Turkeyx Turkish
Turkmenistanx Turkmen
Tuvalux Tuvuluan, English
Uganda xEnglish
Ukrainex Ukrainian
United Arab Emiratesx Arabic
United Kingdom xEnglish
Uruguayx Spanish
Uzbekistanx Uzbek
Vanuatux Bislama, English
Venezuelax Spanish
Vietnamx Vietnamese
Yemenx Arabic
Zambia xEnglish
Zimbabwe xEnglish

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