International applicants must demonstrate adequate proficiency in the English language
before they can be considered for admission. All applicants are required to take the
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and have an official score report sent
directly to the University from Educational Testing Service. Minimum test scores for
graduate applicants is 650 paper-based or 114 internet-based. Information concerning
TOEFL may be obtained from:
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 2896, Princeton
New Jersey, 08541, USA
The institution number for Texas Tech University Health Science Center is 6827. English
proficiency will also be evaluated during the applicant interview.
The TOEFL is waived for international applications who complete a bachelors degree
from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or for those who are a citizen
of a country whose native language is English.