Graduate Test Scores

All test scores must come directly from the testing agency. NMU does not accept copies such as scans or faxes. Please check which exams are required before applying to your program of choice.

English Proficiency Scores:

TOEFL Score - minimum score of 213 computer-based, 550 paper-based or 79 iBT.

IELTS - minimum score of 6.5

ITEP - minimum score of 3.9

MELAB - minimum score of 79

ELS - Successful completion of Level 112 in the ELS Language School

See our English Proficiency Policy for other English Proficiency options.  

If your English language skills are not satisfactory enough to apply for general admissions, please apply for our English as a Second Language Program. We help high school, undergraduate and graduate students improve their English.

Programs Requiring GRE or GMAT Scores:

For detailed information on GRE or GMAT scores, please contact our Graduate Studies Office at
 Biology/Integrated Biosciences
 Business Administration


Other tests may be required for some programs. Please check the graduate application requirements or the department with which you are applying.