International students are foreign non-resident students who require an F-1, J-1 or other non-immigrant visa to study in the United States. To learn more about how to become a Cal State Fullerton student, you can visit the area of the International Admissions website that best applies to you.
English language requirement
Regardless of citizenship, all applicants whose native language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency. For undergraduate and graduate requirements, see below.
|Type of Test||Minimum Requirement|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Paper-delivered Test||500|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT||61|
|International English Language Testing System (IELTS)||5.5|
|Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE)||43|
|Masters/Graduate||550 or 80 iBT||6.5||58|
|Music||560 or 83 iBT||7.0||65|
|MBA/Graduate Business||570 or 88-89 iBT||7.0||65|
|TESOL||573 or 89 iBT||7.0||65|
|Art with concentration in Graphic Design||85 iBT||6.5||58|
|Engineering and Computer Science||550 or 80 iBT||6.5||58|
|English||600 or 100 iBT||7.5||65|
|Social Work||575 or 88 iBT||7.0||65|