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Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

GRE scores are no longer required.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for international applicants

A score of 250 on the computer-based version (CBT), 100 on the iBT, or 7.0 on the IELTS is required for international students except those with a degree from a university that teaches exclusively in English.

For more information regarding this requirement, see the Rackham Graduate School’s website at

University of Michigan reporting code for both tests: 1839
We will accept scores that will expire during the application process.

Typical scores for accepted PhD student

  • GPA: 3.6
  • TOEFL: 109 (IBT) or 7.0 (IELTS)