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English Proficiency for Graduate Admissions - Kearney Campus

Students whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate English proficiency by any of the following (unless the student has graduated from a U.S. college or university):

Paper-based TOEFL score of 550 or higher
Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 or higher
Completer-based TOEFL score of 213 or higher
IELTS score of 6.5 or higher


It is recommended that international students begin the admissions process six months prior to their anticipated state date to allow enough time for the credential evaluation process and department decision. For more information on English proficiency, please visit the UNK Graduate Studies website.