If you are an international student who has already completed at least a Bachelor’s degree and is applying to a master’s or doctoral degree, graduate is the right application for you. The requirements for admission are unique to each degree program at the graduate level.
To start the application, click the Apply Now link on the left hand of the page. We have also provided you with this Application Guide if you would like to see a step-by-step process.
- You should have an undergraduate degree Grade Point Average of at least 2.75/4.0. Some degree programs require a higher Grade Point Average, though. See below for the full list of Grade Point Average requirements for each major.
- If you have completed any previous graduate/master’s degree courses, you must have an overall graduate level Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0/4.0.
English Proficiency Requirements:
Incoming international graduate students must meet one of the criteria’s set forth in the below chart. However, citizens of these countries do not have to submit English proficiency scores due to English being the native language:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- The British Virgin Islands
- Canada (except Quebec)
- Cayman Islands
- Falkland Islands
- New Zealand
- Saint Helena
- South Africa
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- Turks and Caicos Islands
- United Kingdom
|English Proficiency Type
|Completion of A-State's ESL Program
||90% or Above
|Completion of CEA accredited language program
||Completion certificate for completing all levels
|Completion of HOFT Institute ESL Program
||Completion certificate of the program
|TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*
|PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic)
|iTEP Academic Plus*
||550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)
||21 (total, and on both English and Reading sections)
|High School Marks (India, Nepal and Pakistan)
||65% in English at X and XII in Certificate
|High School Marks (Kenya)
||75% in English in Grade 10 and Grade 12
|IB (International Baccalaureate)
||5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature
|University Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand
||Must have completed two years there and graduated
|Duolingo English Test
*A-State’s institutional code to receive electronic tests is 6011.
**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years.
***Currently accepting TOEFL, internet based at home test.