TOEFL and IELTS Information
*Applicants to the English, Psychology and Counseling or Teaching (ESOL Emphasis) programs will not be admitted without a passing TOEFL score. IEP is not accepted for admission to these programs.
Procedures for Submitting Test Scores to PSU:
|TOEFL:||Contact ETS and request that your score be sent to PSU electronically. Our university code is 6336. You do not need to enter a departmental code. Please visit their site for more information: www.ets.org/toefl|
Contact IELTS and request that an official score sheet be sent to PSU. Please visit their site for more information: www.ielts.org.(IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia
and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.)
Minimum Score Requirements for Graduate School Admission**
|TOEFL: Paper-Based Test (PBT)||520|
|TOEFL: Internet-Based Test (IBT)||68|
IELTS requires a minimum of 6.0 for the overall score and in each band.
**Some Programs require higher test scores for admission. These programs and scores are listed below:
|Program||Minimum TOEFL Score||Minimum IELTS Score|
|Business Administration (All emphases)||550/79||6.5|
|Nursing (All emphases)||550/79||6.5|
|Psychology and Counseling (All emphases)||550/79||6.5|
|Teaching (English for Speakers of Other Languages)||550/79||6.5|
For these programs, IELTS requires a minimum of 6.5 for the overall score and in each band.