All applicants whose native language is not English or who have not received their undergraduate education in a U.S. college or university must submit scores from one of two internationally recognized assessments of English language proficiency, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL
) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS
The minimum scores required for graduate study are 550 (paper based) and 80 (internet based).
Please note that TOEFL
scores expire after two years from your original test date and will not be available from ETS
. All scores MUST be valid thru December 31st.
When registering for the test, please request that your score be sent to University of Miami, institution code 5756. You can email a copy of your score report to email@example.com
. Please note that copies of scores are NOT official and we still require the official scores sent directly from ETS
Allow several weeks for test scores to reach the Office of Graduate Studies. Applicants are urged to take the test no later than December 1st. An application is considered incomplete without these scores.
For more information contact Educational Testing Service at (609) 771-7100 or (877) 863-3456 or on the web
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
is a testing arm of Cambridge University, United Kingdom ESOL examinations and the British Council. Students who wish to demonstrate English proficiency through the IELTS
test should visit their website for information about the administration of this test and how to have test results reported to UM in a timely fashion. Normally test results are mailed out in two weeks from the date of the test by IELTS
Please note that IELTS scores expire after two years from your original test date. All scores MUST be valid thru December 31st.
You can email a copy of your score report to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that copies of scores are NOT official and we still require the official scores sent directly from IELTS
Students must sign up to take the Academic Test version of IELTS
. A score of 6.5 on the academic version of IELTS
is the minimum to be considered for admission to UM graduate programs . Scores that are more than two years old are not valid and will not be considered.