ACADEMICS

COVID-19 response

Summer and Fall 2021 Admissions

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting disruptions to the availability of standardized tests across the world, we are making the following accommodations immediately:

DuoLingo English Test: We will accept DuoLingo with a minimum score of 105 as evidence of English proficiency.

Pearson Test of English (PTE): We will accept the Pearson Test of English with a minimum score of 58 as proof of English proficiency.

TOEFL/IELTS: If you are planning to take TOEFL or IELTS and are facing delays, submit your Graduate School application and let us know. We will process your application while waiting for the official test scores. The minimum required score for TOEFL (iBT) continues to be 80 and 6.5 for IELTS. If the degree program to which you are applying makes a recommendation on your application, it cannot be made official until we receive your official test scores.

GRE/GMAT: If you are planning to take GRE or GMAT and are facing delays, submit your Graduate School application and let us know. We will process your application while waiting for the official test scores. The degree program to which you are applying may waive the GRE/GMAT at their discretion. If a waiver is not granted, the decision made on your application cannot be made official until we receive your official test scores.

Please check the following websites for more information.

TOEFL and GRE: https://www.ets.org

GMAT: https://www.mba.com/exams/gmat

College of Applied and Natural Sciences: Special accommodations provided by the College of Applied and Natural Sciences are described on the program pages.

College of Business: The College of Business will waive the GMAT/GRE admission requirement for Summer 2021 MBA and MAcc applicants with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2. Click here for more information.

College of Education:
-The Human Services concentration of the MA Counseling & Guidance program will waive the GRE for Summer and Fall 2021 admissions. Contact Dr. Mary Livingston or Dr. Donna Thomas for information.
-The MS in Kinesiology will waive the GRE for Summer and Fall 2021 admissions. Contact David Szymanski (dszyman@latech.edu) for information.
-The MA Industrial-Organizational Psychology program will waive the GRE for Summer and Fall 2021 admissions. Contact Dr. Frank Igou or Dr. Donna Thomas for information.

Application Deadline Extensions

  • Summer 2021 admission: May 1 for applicants in the US; April 1 for international applicants
  • Fall 2021 admission: August 1 for applicants in the US; July 1 for international applicants