Graduate (MFA) Programs

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Submit official college transcript(s) by mail to the Graduate Admissions Office.


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Submit your official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score by mail directly from the testing agency or in an official, unopened envelope from the testing agency. The minimum required scores are: Internet version: 80.  For more information visit CCS's school code is 1035. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) may be considered in place of the TOEFL test. The minimum required IELTS score is 6.5. Successful completion of ELS 112 also may be used in place of the TOEFL test. Please visit for more information. If your degree was taught in English, an English proficiency test is not required. Photocopied test results are not accepted.

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