Top Universities in the US: Average IELTS Score

Students are often confused about which of these two examinations, IELTS or TOEFL is accepted by universities in the US. Though most American universities prefer TOEFL scores for international students, as it evaluates the American English proficiency, almost all American universities accept IELTS scores as well. Every university has a different IELTS score average and we present you an exhaustive list of the average IELTS scores at American universities.

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Note: We have not included Tier 1 colleges on this list. For the sake of reference, the average IELTS scores at the best universities in the US are either 7 or 7.5


UniversityAverage Scores AcceptedSpecial Requirements
Abilene Christian University6.5
Arkansas State University6.5College of Business: 6
Art Institute of Philadelphia6.5
Assumption College6.5Master of Business Administration: 6
Avila University6.5
Bay Path College6.5
Ball State University6
Binghamton University, State University of New York6
Bellarmine University6.5W. Fielding Rubel School of Business: 6 Post-Baccalaureate: 6
Benedictine College6.5
Boise State University6.5
Buffalo State College, State University of New York (SUNY)6.5
Butler University6.5
California Institute of Integral Studies6.5
California State University, Fullerton6.5
California State University, Los Angeles6.5
California University of Pennsylvania6.5
Cambridge College6.5
Campbellsville University6.5
Carroll University6.5
Catholic Distance University6.5
Chadron State College6.5
Cleveland State University6.5
California State University, Fresno6
California State University, Fullerton6
California State University, Long Beach6
Case Western Reserve University6
Clark University6
Clarkson University6
College at Brockport, State University of New York (SUNY)6.5
College of Saint Rose6.5
College of St. Joseph in Vermont6.5
College of Staten Island, City University of New York (CUNY)6.5Business Management: 7 Mental Health Counseling: 7
Colorado Technical University6.5
Concordia College, Minnesota6.5
Concordia University, Texas6.5
Crown College6.5
Dallas Baptist University6.5
Drexel University6
DigiPen Institute of Technology6.5
Dominican University of California6.5
Drake University6.5
Drury University6.5
D'Youville College6.5
East Carolina University6.5
East Stroudsburg University6.5
Eastern New Mexico University6.5
Eastern Oregon University6.5
Edgewood College6.5
Elon University6.5
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Arizona6.5
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida6.5
Fairleigh Dickinson University6.5
Florida Gulf Coast University6
Florida Institute of Technology6
Faulkner University6.5
Ferris State University6.5
Florida Atlantic University6.5
Florida Southern College6.5
Friends University6.5
Gannon University6.5
Grand Valley State University6
George Mason University6
George Washington University6
Georgia Southern University6.5
Goldey-Beacom College6.5
Grambling State University6.5
Henderson State University6.5School of Business: 6
High Point University6.5
Indiana University of Pennsylvania6.5
Illinois Institute of Technology6
Illinois State University6
Indiana University, Southeast6.5
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis6.5Kelley School of Business: 6 School of Dentistry: 6
Ithaca College6.5
Kansas State University, Manhattan6.5
Kansas Wesleyan University6.5
Kaplan University6.5
Keiser University, Daytona Beach6.5
Kennesaw State University6.5
Kent State University6.5College of Business Administration: 6 | Department of Geology: 6 | Master of Science in Financial Engineering: 5.5 | The School of Library and Information Science: 7
Lesley University6.5
LeTourneau University6.5
Lewis University6.5
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus6.5
MacMurray College6.5
Manhattan School of Music6.5Doctorate of Musical Arts: 7
Manhattanville College6.5
Marquette University6
Michigan State University6
Michigan Technological University6
Mars Hill Graduate School6.5
Marylhurst University6.5
Maryville University6.5
Marywood University6.5Biotechnology: 6 | Business & Managerial Science: 6 | Communication Arts: 6 | Health Sciences: 6 | Nutrition: 6 | Psychology: 6
Master's College6.5
McDaniel College6.5
McNeese State University6.5
Mercy College6.5
Miami International University of Art and Design6.5
Middle Tennessee State University6.5
Millersville University of Pennsylvania6.5
Minot State University6.5College of Business: 6
Mississippi College6.5
Mississippi University for Women6.5Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology: 7
Missouri State University, Springfield6.5
Monmouth University6.5
Montana State University, Billings6.5
Murray State University6.5
National American University, Albuquerque6.5
National American University, Allen6.5
National University6.5
North Carolina State University6
New Mexico State University6.5
New York Institute of Technology, Central Islip6.5
New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan6.5School of Management Master of Business Administration: 6
New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury6.5
Northwest Baptist Seminary6.5
Northwestern Polytechnic University6.5
Notre Dame College6.5
Notre Dame de Namur University6.5
Nova Southeastern University6.5H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship: 6
Oklahoma City University6.5
Oklahoma State University6
Oklahoma Panhandle State University6.5
Oregon Institute of Technology6.5
Oregon State University6.5
Pacific University6
Pennsylvania State University6
Pepperdine University6
Purdue University6
Purdue University Calumet6
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts6.5
Point Loma Nazarene University6.5
Point Park University6.5
Robert Morris University6.5
Rockford College6.5
Rochester Institute of Technology6
Roosevelt University6
Roger Williams University6.5
Rowan University, Camden6.5
Rowan University, Glassboro6.5
Saginaw Valley State University6.5
Saint Michael's College6.5
Saint Peters College6.5
Salem State College6.5
Southeastern Oklahoma State University6
Schiller International University, Florida6.5
Siena Heights University6.5
Silicon Valley University6.5
SIT Graduate Institute6.5
Southeast Missouri State University6.5
Saint Joseph’s University6
Sam Houston University6
San Diego State University6
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale6
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville6
Southern Methodist University6
State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University6
SUNY, Stonybrook6
Southeastern Louisiana University6.5
Southern Oregon University6.5
St. Ambrose University6.5
St. John's College, Annapolis6.5
St. John's College, Santa Fe6.5
State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College6.5
Texas Christian University6
Texas Woman’s University6
Tulane University6
Texas A&M University, College Station6.5Mays Business School: 6 | Health Science Center: 6
Texas A&M University, Kingsville6.5
Texas State University6
Texas Tech University6
Tiffin University6.5
Troy University6.5
Truman State University6.5
Union Graduate College6.5Master of Business Administration: 6
Union Institute & University6.5
United States Sports Academy6.5
University of Advancing Technology6.5
University of North Carolina, Wilmington6
University of North Florida6
University of North Texas6
University of Oklahoma6
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford6
University of Central Missouri6.5
University of Charleston6.5
University of Colorado, Boulder6.5
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs6.5
University of Evansville6.5
University of Florida6.5Hough Graduate School of Business, Warrington College of Business Administration: 6
University of Hawaii, Hilo6.5Graduate assistantship: 7
University of Pittsburgh6
University of Pittsburgh6
University of Portland6
University of Rhode Island6
University of South Florida6
University of Southern Mississippi6
University of St. Thomas6
University of Tampa6
University of Tennessee6
University of Houston, Clear Lake6.5
University of Idaho6.5
University of La Verne6.5
University of Maine, Orono6.5
University of Massachusetts, Boston6.5
University of Arizona6
University of Arkansas6
University of Bridgeport6
University of Maryland University College6
University of Massachusetts Amherst6
University of Michigan6
University of Minnesota6
University of Memphis6.5
University of New Haven6.5
University of North Alabama6.5
University of Northern Virginia6.5
University of South Dakota6.5School of Business: 6
University of Alaska6
University of Alaska, Fairbanks6
University of Southern Indiana6.5
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga6.5
University of Texas, el paso6.5
University of the Cumberlands6.5
University of Alabama6
University of Dayton6
University of New Orleans6
University of Texas of the Permian Basin6
University of Texas, Dallas6
University of Vermont6
University of the West6.5
University of Toledo6.5
University of Tulsa6.5
University of Utah6.5
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse6.5
University of Wisconsin, Parkside6.5
University of Wyoming6.5
Upper Iowa University6.5Master of Business Administration: 6 | Master of Higher Education Administration: 6 | Master Public Administration: 6
Utah State University6.5
Valparaiso University6.5
Virginia International University6.5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University6.5College of Natural Resources: Geospatial and Environmental Analysis Doctoral Program: 6 | Department of Economics (Ph.D. program): 6 | Master of Education: 7 | MS in Biomedical Technology Development and Management: 7
Department of English: 8 |
West Chester University of Pennsylvania6.5
West Texas A&M University6.5
Western Connecticut State University6.5
Western Kentucky University6.5Gordon Ford College of Business, Master of Business Administration: 6
Western Oregon University6.5
Westminster College, Utah6.5Master of Arts in Community Leadership: 7 | Master of Arts in Teaching: 7
Worcester Polytechnic Institute6
Wayne State University6.5
Wilkes University6.5
Wright State University6.5
York College of Pennsylvania6.5Master of Business Administration: 6


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