Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English-language proficiency before they are accepted into any program in the Department of English. To qualify for admission, students must obtain at least a minimum composite score on one of the following exams:
Paper-based TOEFL (ITP) composite score of 600
Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) composite score of 100
MELAB composite score of 84
IELTS composite score of 7
The exam must be taken within two years prior to enrollment. Students who score below these levels may complete language requirements by enrolling in Intensive English Program courses (ENSL) on campus. For required scores on other standardized proficiency exams, contact the department.