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.
- 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:
- The British Virgin Islands
- Canada (except Quebec)
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- Trinidad & Tobago
- 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
|TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*
|PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic)
||550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)
||21 (total, and on both English and Reading sections)
|High School Marks (India 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
*A-State’s institutional code to receive electronic tests is 6011.
**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years.