Applications, submitted with all supplemental materials, and a fee of $70 for U.S. students, and $90 for international students, are due by January 1st for admission in the Fall semester and June 1st for admission in the Spring semester. The Department requires an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). You must have taken the GRE (General Exam) within the past five years and an official copy of the results must be in our office before your application will be considered complete.
International applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. A score of at least 600 on the written TOEFL examination, 250 on the computer version, or 100 on the internet based testing version is required. Those applicants who gain admission on the basis of their academic credentials, but score below 600 (or 250 or 100, as applicable) on the TOEFL, will be admitted on limited status and required to take the English Placement Test (EPT) upon their arrival. Graduate applicants are exempt from the TOEFL exam if, within five years of the proposed date of enrollment in the University of Illinois, they have successfully completed at least two academic years of full-time study in a country where English is the primary language and in a school where English is the primary language of instruction. You also need to take the new TSE (Test of Spoken English) exam and score at least a 50. International applicants are encouraged to visit the University's minimum admission requirements website before applying http://www.grad.uiuc.edu/admissions/countries.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Annual Security Report
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Annual Security Report is available. This report includes statistics from the previous three years concerning reported crime that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and other safety information. You may obtain a paper copy of this report by contacting the Division of Public Safety or by accessing the following Web site: http://www.dps.illinois.edu/clery.htm