English Proficiency

English Proficiency — The language of instruction at Rice University is English. With some exceptions, international applicants must take and submit scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The ETS Reporting code for Rice University is 6609, scores should be sent directly to Rice through the testing organization. Visit the TOEFL website for testing information.

  • TOEFL IBT A minimum score of 90 is required.
  • IELTS Indicator. A minimum score of 7 is required.