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International Nondegree Language Requirements

All international applicants are required to meet a minimum standard of English proficiency. This requirement can be met if:

  1. Your native language is English, or
  2. You have completed at least one year of full-time study at a U.S. institution (or at an institution in a country where English is the native language) at the time you apply, and within two years from your desired admission term. This can be confirmed by your transcripts or a copy of your current I-20.
  3. You take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Test scores are only valid for two years from the date of taking the test.
    • TOEFL iBT score of 537 (paper) or 75 (internet based)
    • IELTS score of 6.5

In order to expedite your non-degree applications, please fax your unofficial documents to 303-492-3962. For questions please email


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