English Proficiency Requirements
English Proficiency Test Scores
All degree-seeking undergraduate international students are required to submit proof of English language proficiency. Minimum requirements for direct admission to our degree programs:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): minimum 550 PBT, 79 iBT (paper-based, internet-based)
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS): minimum 6.5 overall band score (minimum 6.0 on speaking and writing portion)
- SAT 1: minimum 510 evidence-based reading and writing
- Pearson Test of English: 53
To be considered official, reports must be sent directly from the testing service.
Michigan Tech's Institution Code Number (for submitting TOEFL and SAT test scores): 1464.
You Need to Know
If you have studied in a United States high school or college, the requirement may be waived. We will make a final decision after we receive your official transcripts.
Applicants from certain countries of origin may also be waived from this requirement: see Exempt Countries.