Clayton State UniversityOffice of International Programs (OIP)
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University Center 210 2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
Tel: (678) 466-5499
Fax: (678) 466-5469RyanPackard@clayton.edu
International applicants whose primary native language is not English must document proof of proficiency in English through one of the following options. (Official test scores must arrive directly from the testing source. No photocopies, faxes, scans or email attachments are accepted.Clayton State University’s institution code for the TOEFL is 5145.
International applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). TOEFL scores are considered official only when they are sent directly to the School of Graduate Studies from the Educational Testing Service. Examinee copies are not considered official. Detailed information on the TOEFL may be obtained from the Educational Testing Service at www.ets.org. If you are taking the TOEFL paper based exam it will take approximately six weeks after your test date for the scores to reach our institution. If you are taking the TOEFL internet based exam it will take approximately five weeks after your test date for the score to reach our institution.
In order to ensure that language barriers do not potentially hinder international students from taking advantage of all available opportunities and in an effort to foster academic success, an acceptable score on a standardized English language proficiency examination must be submitted as part of the graduate application. Only those applicants whose native language is not English or whose language of college instruction was not English are required to submit English Language proficiency scores on either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL- http://www.ets.org/toefl) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS- http://www.ielts.org/). The recommended minimum score for the TOEFL is 79-80 internet based total or 550 paper-based total. The recommended minimum IELTS total score is 6. Applicants must submit official transcripts from language schools attended.
Clayton State University offers a 6 level Intensive English Program to prepare students for university level studies.