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English Requirements

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Intensive English Program (IEP)

Student will only enroll in intensive English classes.

Test Eligible Scores
TOEFL iBT No scores required
TOEFL PBT No scores required
IELTS No scores required

Pre-Bridge Program (conditional admission)

Student will only enroll in intensive English classes but will have earned admission to an academic program at Texas State University

Test Eligible Scores (Total)
TOEFL iBT 45-58
TOEFL PBT 450-497
IELTS 4.5-5.0

Bridge Program (conditional admission)

Student will enroll in a combination of intensive English classes and academic classes. Typically, a Graduate students will take 2 intensive English courses and 1 academic course in their first semester. Undergraduate students will take 2 TSIE courses and 2 or 3 academic courses in their first semester.

Test Eligible Scores
TOEFL iBT 59-77 (14 minimum in all sections)
TOEFL PBT 500-547
IELTS 5.5-6.0 (5.5 minimum in all sections for Graduate students only)

Full Admission

Undergraduate | Graduate

Student will only enroll in academic courses through their degree program. No intensive English classes will be taken.

Test Eligible Scores
TOEFL iBT 78 or higher (18 minimum in writing section; 19 minimum in all other sections for Undergraduates only)
TOEFL PBT 550 or higher
IELTS 6.5 or higher (6.0 minimum in all sections for Graduate students only)