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Michigan Technological University
International Programs & Services
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931 USA
Phone: 906-487-2160
Fax: 906-487-1891


English Proficiency Requirements


Proof of English Proficiency: Michigan Tech accepts and requires one of the following official scores for admission to undergraduate degree program:

arrowTOEFLminimum 550 PBT, 79 iBT  (paper-based, Internet-based)
arrowIELTS: minimum 6.5 overall band score  (minimum 6.0 on speaking and writing portion) (IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.)
arrowSAT 1:  minimum  420 writing, 500 critical reading, (550 Math/Quantitative)

Eiken STEP: minimum P1 (for Japanese applicants; includes speaking portion; score of 2A=ESL, P2=low beginner, 1=accept for grad)
arrowMELAB: minimum 77 (average of scores on parts 1, 2, and 3) US and Canada test sites only
arrowTOEIC: 690
arrowAvailable October, 2009: PTE

Michigan Tech Institution Code Number (for submitting TOEFL and SAT test scores): 1464

NOTE: If you score below the minimum required or have no score by the application deadline, you will be considered for our 4-12 month ESL program and ESL (prvisional) admission to Michigan Tech. Undergraduate applicants should apply for ESL and Bachelor's degree admissions with one application. Degree program admission after successful completion of the ESL program requires a TOEFL or other score above minimum, as listed above. Michigan Tech University is an official ETS test site.

Application and admission requirements and fees subject to change.

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