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Grad Admissions FAQs: Test Scores

Under what circumstances do I need to take the TOEFL or the IELTS test?
You are required to submit TOEFL or IETLS scores if your native language (not the official language of your country) is not English AND if you do not hold a bachelor's degree from a U.S.-accredited college or institution.

What are the institution codes for the GRE and TOEFL?
The institution codes are 5558 for the GRE and 8177 for the TOEFL. There is no department code or enter 0000.

What are your GRE, TOEFL, and IELTS requirements?
The combined average GRE score for admitted students is 610 for Verbal, 640 for Quantitative, and 5.1 for Analytical. There is no minimal requirement for the GRE exam. The minimal TOEFL score for international students is 600 for the paper-based test, 250 for the computer-based test, and 100 for the Internet-based test (iBT).  The minimum requirement for the IELTS is 7.0.

Can I take the GRE again to try and improve my scores?
We encourage candidates to take the GRE exam again to try to receive the best scores possible. We will consider the best scores you receive for each section of the exam.