International Student FAQs


Q: I am an international student. Do I need to apply for a visa if I am currently attending a U.S. college or university?
A: No. You must ask your schools international office for approval to attend our program in lieu of applying for a new visa. See the General Information page for details.

Q: For international students, is there a minimum TOEFL score that must be achieved?
A: Yes. The minimum required TOEFL iBT total score is 92, with the following minimum section requirements: reading, 23; speaking, 23; listening, 23; writing, 23. The preferred total TOEFL iBT score is 104 or above, with individual section scores of 26 or above.

Q: Can other tests of English proficiency, such as the IELTS, be substituted for the TOEFL?
A: Yes, applicants may take the Duolingo test (https://englishtest.duolingo.com/) over the TOEFL.