English Proficiency Examination
International graduate applicants must demonstrate English-language proficiency by submitting either Duolingo, TOEFL or IELTS scores.
Please Note: We encourage you to confirm, with your department, their TOEFL/IELTS score expectations.
Baylor's TOEFL Institution Code: 6032
For IELTS send to: Graduate Admissions, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97264, Waco, TX 76798-7264.
We accept electronic or paper delivery for both tests.
Duolingo, TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for 2 years.
After submitting your application, you may request an exemption by emailing GraduateAdmissions@baylor.edu.
If you have not already loaded a transcript to your application file, please attach your transcript as supporting documentation.
International applicants are exempt from the TOEFL/IELTS requirement under the following circumstances:
- You have a conferred bachelor's (or higher) degree from an accredited institution in the United States.
- You have a conferred bachelor's (or higher) degree from an institution where English is the only language of instruction.
- You are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (this includes Puerto Rico).