English Proficiency Requirements for Graduate and Professional Students
Duquesne University requires submission of TOEFL or IELTS scores for all non-native English speaking applicants. Additionally, the English as a Second Language Program conducts a review of each matriculated student upon arrival to determine individual needs for English instruction to support success in his/her chosen degree program.
The University requires the following minimum scores in each area to be considered for admission. Please note that academic programs may require higher scores. Prospective students should consult their program of choice for more information about specific degree requirements.
TOEFL: a minimum of 80 on the Internet-based Test (iBT) with no sub-score less than 17, or 550 on the paper-based test
IELTS: a minimum of 6.5 with no sub-score less than those listed for each area
Minimum required subscores: