English Proficiency Requirements
English Proficiency Test Scores
All degree seeking undergraduate international students are required to submit proof of English language proficiency. Below is a list of our minimum requirements for direct admission to our degree programs. Students who score below our minimum may seek conditional admission.
- 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 420 writing, 500 critical reading
- 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) is 1464.
NOTE: Applicants from certain countries of origin may be waived from this requirement. See list of Exempt Countries