All international students whose first language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or its equivalent. For the MPA Program, a score of 550 or higher on the paper test or a 213 or higher on the computer-based test is required and for the MCJ Program, a 525 or higher on the paper test or a 197 or higher on the computer-based test is required before UC Denver will process the application for admission. Students who wish to waive the TOEFL requirement or who feel they need additional help with their English language skills should contact
. In Colorado Springs, a minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based exam is required; on the computer-based exam, the minimum required score is 213.