ACADEMICS

COVID-19 response

Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 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. The decision made on your application 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 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 note that ETS has expanded the availability of Home Tests for TOEFL and GRE. Please check the following websites for more information.

TOEFL: www.ets.org/toefl/special-home-edition

GRE: https://www.ets.org/s/cv/gre/at-home/

GMAT: An Interim GMAT at-home test is expected to become available by mid-April.

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: Special accommodations provided by the College of Business are described here: https://business.latech.edu/graduate-programs/

College of Education: The Human Services concentration of the MA Counseling & Guidance program will waive the GRE for Summer and Fall 2020 admissions. Contact Dr. Mary Livingston or Dr. Donna Thomas for information.
The MS in Kinesiology will waive the GRE for Summer and Fall 2020 admissions. Contact David Szymanski (dszyman@latech.edu) for information.
The MA Industrial-Organizational Psychology program will waive the GRE for Summer and Fall 2020 admissions. Contact Dr. Frank Igou or Dr. Donna Thomas for information.

Application Deadline Extensions

  • Summer admission: May 10 for applicants in the US. Application fee waived.
    • Online course fees waived
    • Special scholarships available
  • Fall admission:  August 15 for applicants in the US; July 1 for international applicants.