Applicants With Foreign Documents
All required documentation must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies if you are unsure of the submission criteria.
- TOEFL: paper based test (pbt)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 550**
- TOEFL: computer-based version (cbt)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 213**
- TOEFL: internet based (iBt)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 80**
- IELTS (The International English Language Testing System)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 7.0
- PTE (Pearson's Test of English Academic)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 65**
**PLEASE NOTE: Some graduate departments have different language test requirements and may require a higher score. For example, English and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) only accept TOEFL and require a score of 600/250/100. You must contact the Department for score requirements.
GRADUATES: Students must complete a minimum four year degree from a nationally accredited college/university to be eligible for admission.
DOCUMENTS: Students must submit official records listing courses by semester and year taken (example Spring 2005). Students must also submit official verification of degree earned. A minimum of 2.5 grade average is required to be eligible.
All documents must be submitted in both native language and precise word for word certified English translation directly from the institution to the Office of Graduate Studies, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6112. All documents must bear the registrar's signature, title and seal.