Entrance Requirements

Each master's degree has specific eligibility requirements. Please explore each section below to discover the requirements for each program.


English Language Requirement 

If English is your second language and your undergraduate degree(s) was earned at institutions where the language of instruction was not English, you will need to submit the results of one of the following standardized tests and attain the following minimum scores:

  • TOEFL*: iBT (internet-based), 100; computer-based, 250; paper-based, 600

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 7.5

  • Cambridge English Language Exams: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Business English Certificate (BEC) or higher

  • Pearson Test of English Academic: 73

  • Duolingo: 120**

For the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance programs only, the TOEFL requirements are iBT, 80; computer-based, 213; or paper-based, 550.

** Please note that Duolingo is currently available for programs at the Boston campus only. Duolingo is not available for students applying to graduate programs in Valencia.

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