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In addition to application requirements for each program, international students must submit the following:
We require all applicants whose first language is not English to adequately demonstrate competency as part of the application process. Students may demonstrate competency by submitting scores from IELTS or TOEFL.
TOEFL iBT scores – Apart from exceptional circumstances, all applicants for whom English is a second language must submit valid, official, Internet-based (iBT) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. Computer-based (CBT) scores will only be accepted if an applicant lives in a country that does not offer the iBT. The minimum scores preferred by each program are as follows:
- Masters/Non-Degree – Composite score of 80 and a 20 on each section
- Ph.D. – Composite score of 100 and a 20 on each section
- DMIN – Composite score of 95 and a 20 on each section
- The TOEFL is not required for applicants applying to the Doctor of Ministry in Practical Theology of Healing, Reconciliation and Transformation in Korean Contexts.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores – The minimum scores preferred by each program are as follows:
- Masters/Non-Degree – Composite score of 6.5 and a 6 on each section
- Ph.D. – Composite score of 7 and a 6.5 on each section
- DMIN – Composite score of 7 and a 6.5 on each section
English Proficiency exemptions may be granted for students who have completed a Bachelors or Masters degree in the United States or in a country where English is the official language. Requests for TOEFL waivers should be sent to the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please ensure that all documents are submitted in English including your transcripts. Official transcripts must be sent from all schools attended after high school. The transcripts should be translated into English and mailed to Claremont School of Theology in a sealed envelope. Application materials should be mailed to the following address:
Claremont School of Theology
Office of Admission
1325 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711