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English Language Test Score Requirements


NDSU accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

The Graduate School requires a minimum TOEFL score of 525 (paper-based) or 71 (Internet-based). Effective starting the Spring 2011 term, the minimum required IELTS score  is 6. The minimum PTE Academic score is 50.

Department

TOEFL pbt    

TOEFL ibt

   IELTS

PTE Academic

Accountancy

550

79

6.5

53

Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

550

79

6.5

53

Agricultural Economics

550

79

6.5

53

Anthropology

600

100

7

68

Biology

550

79

6.5

53

Botany

550

79

6.5

53

Business Administration

550

79

6.5

53

Coatings & Polymeric Materials

550

79

6.5

53

Communication

600

100

7

68

Computer Science

550

79

6.5

53

Criminal Justice

600

100

7

68

Developmental Science

600

100

7

68

Education

570

88

6.5

59

Engineering Ph.D.

550

79

6.5

53

English

600

100

7

68

Entomology

550

79

6.5

53

Environmental & Conservation Sciences

550

79

6.5

53

Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science

600

100

7

68

History

600

100

7

68

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

550

79

6.5

53

Nursing

550

79

6.5

53

Pharmaceutical Sciences

550

79

6.5

53

Physics

550

79

6.5

53

Plant Pathology

550

79

6.5

53

Political Science

600

100

7

68

Public Health

570

90

6.5

59

Software Engineering

550

79

6.5

53

Statistics

550

79

6.5

53

Zoology

550

79

6.5

53


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NDSU Graduate School
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7033
Campus address:  106 Putnam Hall
Physical/delivery address:  NDSU Graduate School/106 Putnam Hall/1349 12th Avenue Northwest/Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address:  NDSU Dept. 2820/PO Box 6050/Fargo, ND 58108
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Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 2:49:12 PM