English Language Proficiency Requirements

All applicants should arrange to take the TOEFL or IELTS and request that the testing company send results directly to the following address:
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Office of Admissions
106 Parker Hall
300 W. 13th Street
Rolla, MO 65409-1060
Institution Code: 6876
  • First-Time Freshmen Applicants
  • Undergraduate-Transfer Applicants
  • Graduate Applicants

First-Time Freshmen Applicants

First-time freshmen applicants must fulfill Missouri S&T’s English language proficiency requirement.

  • Obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 79 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0. 

If you are admitted to S&T based on your academic record, but have not provided proof of meeting the English language proficiency requirement, you must complete English language proficiency testing upon arrival at Missouri S&T. Testing is administered by the Intensive English Program (IEP) staff. There are two possible outcomes to this testing:

  • You are approved to enroll full-time in academic classes.
  • You are required to enroll full-time in the IEP.

Undergraduate-Transfer Applicants

Undergraduate-transfer applicants must fulfill Missouri S&T’s English language proficiency requirement.

  • Obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 79 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0.

Transfer applicants who have been successfully enrolled full-time in graded, academic coursework for at least one academic year at an accredited U.S. college or university may be considered as satisfying the S&T language proficiency requirements.  The decision regarding your English language proficiency, based on your participation with a U.S. college or university, will be made on an individual bases by the Admissions Office at the time of admission.

If you are admitted to S&T based on your academic record, but have not provided proof of meeting the English language proficiency requirement, you must complete English language proficiency testing upon arrival at Missouri S&T. Testing is administered by the Intensive English Program (IEP) staff. There are two possible outcomes to this testing:

  • You are approved to enroll full-time in academic classes.
  • You are required to enroll full-time in the IEP.

Graduate Applicants

Graduate applicants must fulfill Missouri S&T’s English language proficiency requirement.

  • Obtain a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or meet the department TOEFL requirements.
  • TOEFL score requirements vary by academic departments, which can be found on the Office of Graduate Studies page

If you are admitted to S&T based on your academic record, but have not provided proof of meeting the English language proficiency requirement, you must complete English language proficiency testing upon arrival at Missouri S&T. Testing is administered by the Intensive English Program (IEP) staff. There are two possible outcomes to this testing:

  • You are approved to enroll full-time in academic classes.
  • You are required to enroll full-time in the IEP.