Graduate (MFA) Programs

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International students must submit a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score for the internet of 71 or a TOEFL with a minimum composite score of 527 on the paper-based or 197 on the computer-based test. Code 1035. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) may be considered in place of the TOEFL test. The minimum IELTS score required is 6.0. Successful completetion of ELS 112 also may be used in place of the TOEFL test.

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