Typically, international applicants must submit official test score results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Duolingo, or the Pearson Test of English (PTE-Academic). Applicants should check with the testing agency to ensure that their scores are still valid and that the agency will be able to send an official score report.
All graduate programs have the same requirements:
- TOEFL: 90 overall, recommended sub-score minimum of 18, or
- IELTS: 6.5 overall, recommended sub-score minimum of 6, or
- Duolingo: 55 overall, or
- PTE: 53 overall, or
- Completion of ELS 112
Students who are citizens of the following countries, or who have graduated from an accredited degree program at a university in these countries, are exempt from the English language requirements: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada (except Quebec), Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kiribati, Malta, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Montserrat, New Zealand, Nigeria, Scotland, Seychelles, St. Helen, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, and the United States of America Virgin Islands.
If you are not from an above listed exempt country or do not meet the minimum English language requirements, you will be offered admission into our ALCI English for Academic Success Program before starting your graduate degree program. Upon arrival, you will take an ALCI placement test to determine your level. Successful completion of the ALCI English for Academic Success Program Level 5 can be used in place of a TOEFL score for admission to Clark University’s graduate Gateway Program.
Please note that guidelines may vary by department. Please check with the Graduate Admissions Office at email@example.com if further clarification is needed.