Recently, more and more U.S. colleges and universities had started accepting IELTS score as a major admission requirement.
If you have taken an IELTS test already, it’s not required to take TOEFL anymore. You can still apply for college admission with IELTS score.
Before that you must decide IELTS or TOEFL For USA and then take one English Proficiency Test. International Students ( non-native English speakers) are required to prove their English Proficiency while applying for college admission in America.
List of US Universities Accepting IELTS
The following is a list of 30 schools accepting IELTS scores for graduate school admission.
- Boise State University
- Brandeis University
- Ball State University
- Hawaii Pacific University
- Auburn University — Auburn
- California State University — Fresno
- Columbia University
- California Institute of Technology
- Central Michigan University
- Case Western Reserve University
- Georgia State University
- Eastern Michigan University
- Fairleigh Dickinson University
- Florida Institute of Technology
- North Dakota State University
- Harvard Business School
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- Indiana University — Purdue University Fort Wayne
- Missouri State University
- George Washington University
- Montana State University, Bozeman
- Kansas State University
- Gannon University
- University of Georgia
- Lamar University
- Temple University
- Rochester Institute of Technology
- Texas Tech University
- University of Central Florida
- University of North Carolina, Charlotte
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What is the Minimum IELTS Score Required to Study in the USA?
If your score is less than 5.5 ( TOEFL 46 to 59), you should consider retaking the IELTS Test. If you are targetting average Universities, then IELTS score of 6.5 or more is required.
Universities do give conditional admission if your score is less than minimum required score.
- Your Score is 6.5
- Minimum Required: 7.0
Then you maybe still get conditional admission, but you could be asked to take an English Course after arriving in the university campus.