International admission requirements

Even if you don't meet these requirements, we still want you to apply for conditional admission.

Undergraduate

  • Graduation from the equivalent of US high school 
  • GPA equivalency of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of English language proficiency with minimum scores of 61 TOEFL, 6 IELTS, 55 PTE, or 90 Duolingo (students without these scores can still apply for conditional admission) Learn more below...

Graduate

  • Graduation from a an accredited undergraduate program
  • GPA equivalency of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (GPAs less than 3.0 will still be considered for conditional admission)
  • Proof of English language proficiency with minimum scores of 79 TOEFL, 6.5 IELTS, 61 PTE, or 100 Duolingo (students without these scores can still apply for conditional admission) Learn more below...
  • GRE or GMAT is not required
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Students not meeting the English requirement will be granted conditional admission pending completion of English at our partner institution Michigan Language Center.

English proficiency scores

  • Students do not need to submit an English proficiency score to be admitted
  • If a student from a non-test exempt country applies without an English score, they will be offered conditional admission (the acceptance letter will show that they are admitted with ESL prior to academic study)
  • We do not have minimum sub-score requirements
  • English results can always be scanned & e-mailed
Undergraduate

Minimum English test scores for direct undergraduate academic admission:

Pearson English Language Test (PTE): 55
Duolingo: 90
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 61

Other requirements:

  • Submission of ACT/SAT test
  • Completion of IB Curriculum, British O or A levels
  • Home country that is test exempt
  • Previously studied for at least 1 year in an English test exempt country
  • Completed a bachelor’s degree in an English Test Exempt country
  • Completed ESL coursework from our partners (MLC, WESLI, ELS)
Graduate

Minimum English test scores for direct graduate academic admission:

Pearson English Language Test (PTE): 60
Duolingo: 100
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.5
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 79

Other requirements:

  • Home country that is test exempt
  • Previously studied for at least 1 year in an English Test Exempt country
  • Completed a bachelors/masters degree in an English Test Exempt country
  • Completed ESL coursework from our partners (MLC, WESLI, ELS)
Countries that are English test exempt
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • Burundi
  • Canada
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Tanzania
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom

Note: India is not English test exempt