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International applicants are expected to submit applications, financial affidavits, transcripts and/or mark sheets, and, if required, official scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examinations. Applicants who present a TOEFL score of at least 79 iBT/550 PBT or an IELTS academic stream score of at least 6.5 satisfy the Graduate College’s English proficiency requirements for admission to a graduate program. Note that some graduate programs require a TOEFL score above these levels, and applicants should contact the program for specific TOEFL or IELTS requirements. Completed applications are due no later than February 1 for fall enrollment and August 1 for spring enrollment. Applications that become complete after these deadline dates may be reviewed, but the Graduate College cannot guarantee an admissions decision will be made with sufficient time for the issuance of the I-20 form required to obtain an entry visa.