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Applications from International Students

International graduate students are invited to apply to our graduate programs by following the guidance provided under How to Apply.

International graduate applicants must submit official TOEFL or IELTS that are not more than two years old. To be considered for admission, they must meet the minimum score requirements (see here). To be considered for funding as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Religion, applicants must have the following test scores: TOEFL speaking: 26 or higher / iELTS: 8.0 or higher. For further details and information on TA Policy, see here. Please note that as of July 1, 2023, Duolingo English Test scores are no longer accepted as a language proficiency exam.

International applicants to our graduate programs are encouraged to read carefully the information at  the following two links: 

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International students may also wish to consult the International Student Life Website:



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