Applicants for admission must be graduates of accredited colleges or universities with an evidence of a 3.0 G.P.A. (in last 60 hours of baccalaureate degree and in the Master’s degree). A minimum of 153 (or 500 in prior scoring systems) score is recommended for the Verbal Reasoning and 144 (or 500 in prior scoring systems) for the Quantitative Reasoning tests. A minimum of 3.0 score is recommended for the Analytical Writing category. International students must have an overall Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79-80 (Internet-based) or above. Students may be required to take deficiency courses if their undergraduate work does not meet the minimum area proficiencies.