There are three different types of TOEFL tests you may take. The minimum score requirement for each is as follows:
- TOEFL iBT: 87
- Computer: 220
- Pencil & Paper: 560
Please note For the internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT), the following are minimum passing scores for each section and the minimum total passing score:
- Writing: 25
- Speaking: 24
- Reading: 21
- Listening: 17
- Total minimum passing score: 87
Bear in mind that these are minimum scores, and that few applicants have been admitted with scores below 100 on the iBT, 260 on the TOEFL-CBT, or below 600 on the paper-based version. For more information, visit the TOEFL web site or call (609) 771-7100.
The minimum overall ("band") score on the IELTS is 7.0.
TOEFL test scores are valid for two (2) years. Admitted applicants are required, upon arrival at UCLA, to take the UCLA English as a Second Language Placement Examination (ESLPE), an English diagnostic test, before being permitted to register. Depending on the results of the ESLPE, you may be required to complete English as a Second Language courses beginning in your first term at UCLA. If English courses are required, you should anticipate spending a longer period of time at the University. Admission is canceled for those who do not pass the ESLPE. Please note that you must sit for the ESLPE regardless of your score obtained on the TOEFL,IELTS or any other English proficiency test.
To report the TOEFL score to us electronically, you must select institution code 4837 - UCLA ANDERSON SCHL OF MGMT and then choose "Graduate Schools of Management" as the department code.