Ithaca College encourages international students to apply and values the cultural diversity they bring to the campus community. The Office of International Programs provides cultural adjustment counseling, orientation to the United States, immigration and visa assistance, and other support services.
Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit official results of a test of English proficiency. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is the most frequently submitted. However, applicants may also submit test results from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Our recommended scores are 80 or higher on the Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) and 6.0 or higher on the IELTS. Applicants who have previously attended a high school, college or university for at least three years, where English is the principal language of instruction and have earned passing grades in English courses are exempt from an English proficiency exam.