OFFICIAL TEST SCORES

Applicants requesting institutional fellowship aid should take the tests in time for the results to be submitted prior to the priority deadline for completed applications. Always consult with your program/department for required tests and test scores.


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General Information

TESTING RESOURCES
INSTITUTION CODES
  • GMAT:
    As listed on the www.mba.com website, our institution code for the GMAT is DZK-QS-08.
  • GRE:
    As listed on the ETS website, our institution code is 4053. If asked to choose a department code, please choose the one that you think best fits your intended program. All scores are sent directly to the main admissions office regardless of the department code selected.
  • TOEFL:
    As listed on the ETS website, our institution code is 4053. If asked to choose a department code, please choose the one that you think best fits your intended program. All scores are sent directly to the main admissions office regardless of the department code selected.

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FAQ about Tests/Scores

TEST SCORE VALIDITY GRE and GMAT scores more than five years old may not be submitted as they are no longer valid
WHO DOESN'T NEED TO TAKE ANY TESTS AT ALL? Students in the following programs do not need to take the GRE or GMAT:
  • Art
  • Executive MBA
  • MS in Advanced Management
  • Teacher Education (see below)
WHAT SECTION OF THE GRE IS REQUIRED? All students being required to take the GRE must submit scores from the general section of the GRE.
WHAT ABOUT THE SUBJECT SECTION OF THE GRE? The GRE subject section is recommended but not required for applicants to Economics and Psychology programs. The subject section should be taken in addition to the general section, not in lieu of it.
CAN I TAKE THE GMAT INSTEAD OF THE GRE? The following programs will accept either GMAT or GRE scores, whichever is your preference:
  • Economics
  • Financial Engineering
  • Human Resources Design
  • Information Science and Technology
  • MBA
  • Politics and Policy
CAN I TAKE THE MCAT INSTEAD OF THE GRE? Programs in Community and Global Health will accept the MCAT in lieu of the GRE test.
WHAT IS REQUIRED OF TEACHER EDUCATION APPLICANTS? The CBEST is required for all applicants in Teacher Education. Additionally, all applicants must submit passing scores on the appropriate CSET examination or a subject matter waiver letter in the area you are seeking your credential. Please note if you have previously passed PRAXIS or SSAT exams, you may not have to take the CSET. Please contact the Teacher Education Program for further clarification or information.

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TOEFL Guidelines

TEST SCORE VALIDITY TOEFL scores more than two years old may not be submitted; they do not meet the requirement.
WHO IS REQUIRED TO TAKE THE TOEFL TEST? All applicants whose native language is not English and who do not hold a degree (or are not in progress to earn a degree) from a U.S. college or university must submit TOEFL scores. You may sign up and learn more about the TOEFL test by visiting www.toefl.org. Applicants requesting institutional fellowship aid should take the tests in time for the results to be submitted prior to the priority deadline for completed applications. CGU's institutional reporting code is 4053.

In addition, applicants with permanent resident status or American citizens whose native language is not English may be required to take the TOEFL. If admitted, they may be required to take a non-credit English course, the Global Communications Course during their first semester of enrollment.
WHAT IS THE REQUIRED TOEFL SCORE? To be considered for admission, applicants are required to achieve a minimum score of 213 (CBT), 80 (iBT), or 550 (PBT);on the TOEFL exam. Official scores of 6.5 or higher from the University of Cambridge's International English Language Testing System (IELTS) may be considered in lieu of a TOEFL score.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE A LOW TOEFL SCORE? Admitted students who score less than 250 (CBT), 100 (iBT), or 600 (PBT) on the TOEFL—or who score below a 7.5 on the IELTS—will be required to take the Global Communications Course, a non-credit English course, during their first semester at CGU. For more information on the course, please contact the Writing Center or review the information in the CGU Bulletin.
WHEN SHOULD I TAKE THE TOEFL TEST? Applicants requesting institutional fellowship aid should take the tests in time for the results to be submitted prior to the priority deadline for completed applications.

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