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InstitutionIntl Students at Intl HSIntl Students at US HSUS Citizens at Intl HSDISCLAIMER: This spreadsheet should only be used as a guide.
Students must check with each institution before applying.
POLICY LINK
Special Notes (always check policies even if there are no notes listed here!)Duolingo English Test
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Agnes Scott Coll.FlexibleFlexibleFlexible
https://www.agnesscott.edu/admission/
See policy re: alternatives to SAT/ACTMeets Requirement
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Allegheny Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://sites.allegheny.edu/admissions/why-test-optional/
-Meets Requirement
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American U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.american.edu/admissions/freshman/test-optional.cfm
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Arizona State U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://admission.asu.edu/freshman/apply
Check website - Required/recommended for some programsSupplemental
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Atlantic, Coll. of the OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.coa.edu/admissions/apply/
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Augsburg Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.augsburg.edu/international/apply/first-year/
-Meets Requirement
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Augustana Coll. (IL)OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.augustana.edu/admissions/apply/criteria
-Meets Requirement
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Austin Coll.OptionalOptionalFlexible
https://www.austincollege.edu/admission/international-students/requirements/
See policy re: native English speakers, alternative to SAT/ACT
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Azusa Pacific U.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.apu.edu/international/enrollment/requirements/firsttime/
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Bard Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.bard.edu/admission/firstyear/
-Meets Requirement
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Bard Coll. at Simon's RockOptionalOptionalOptional
https://simons-rock.edu/admission/how-to-apply/documents/test-scores.php
-Meets Requirement
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Barry U.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.barry.edu/future-students/undergraduate/admissions/international-student.html
-Meets Requirement
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Bates Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.bates.edu/admission/apply/international-students/
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Beloit Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.beloit.edu/admission/apply/internationalapplicants/application/
-Meets Requirement
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Benedictine Coll.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.benedictine.edu/academics/international/students/admission
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Bennington Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.bennington.edu/admissions-aid/apply/applying-international-student
-Meets Requirement
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Bentley U.FlexibleRequiredFlexible
https://www.bentley.edu/undergraduate/apply/first-year-applicant
See policies re: alternatives to SAT/ACT, scholarships
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Berklee Coll. of MusicOptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.berklee.edu/admissions/undergraduate/supportingmaterials
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Birmingham-Southern Coll.OptionalOptionalFlexible
https://www.bsc.edu/admission/international.html
See policy re: alternatives to SAT/ACTMeets Requirement
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Boise State U.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.boisestate.edu/globaleducation-international/international-admissions/apply/ia-international-first-year-admission/
-Meets Requirement
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Boston U.See PolicyRequiredSee Policy
http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/first-year/#Tests
See policies re: IBDP students, scholarshipsSupplemental
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Bowdoin Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.bowdoin.edu/admissions/our-process/test-optional-policy/index.html
-Meets Requirement
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Bryant U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://admission.bryant.edu/applying-to-bryant/test-requirements-test-optional-policy
-Supplemental
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Butler U.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.butler.edu/admission/international-application-process
See policies re: "recommended" for admission, required for scholarships
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California Coll. of the ArtsOptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.cca.edu/admissions/international/
-Meets Requirement
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California Lutheran U.OptionalRequiredOptional
https://www.callutheran.edu/admission/undergraduate/international/apply.html
See policy re: supplemental questions, interviewMeets Requirement
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California State U., ChicoOptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.csuchico.edu/iss/apply/undergrad/academic-qualifications.shtml
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California State U., Long BeachOptionalRequiredRequired
https://www.cpie.csulb.edu/International/about.aspx?pID=96
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California State U., San BernardinoOptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.csusb.edu/cisp/admissions/first-time-freshman
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Cambridge Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.cambridgecollege.edu/international-students/prospective-international-students
-Meets Requirement
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Carroll U. (WI)OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.carrollu.edu/admissions/international/undergraduate/how-to-apply
-Meets Requirement
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Catawba Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://catawba.edu/admissions/undergraduate/applying/international-students/
See policy re: alternatives to SAT/ACT for US citizens
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Catholic U. of AmericaOptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.catholic.edu/admission/undergraduate/first-year-students/application-process/first-year-application-options.html
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Cazenovia Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.cazenovia.edu/admissions/admissions-requirements
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Cedar Crest Coll.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.cedarcrest.edu/traditional/international-application.shtm
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Central New Mexico Community Coll.BlindBlindBlind
https://www.cnm.edu/depts/global-education/how-to-apply-steps/access-online-app
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Central Washington U.BlindRequiredBlind
http://catalog.acalog.cwu.edu/content.php?catoid=60&navoid=3747
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Centre Coll.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.centre.edu/apply/admission-requirements/international-applicants/important-information-for-international-applicants/
-Supplemental
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Champlain Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.champlain.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply/test-optional-admissions
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Charleston Southern U.OptionalRequiredRequired
https://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/admissions/international/
See policy re: contacting the university to waive SAT/ACT
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Chicago, U. ofFlexibleOptionalFlexible
https://collegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/apply/first-year-applicants/international-applicants
See policies re: alternatives to SAT/ACT (in addition to Eng. proficiency)Meets Requirement
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Christopher Newport U.FlexibleOptionalOptional
http://cnu.edu/admission/freshman/review/
See policies re: min. GPA, native English speakersMeets Requirement
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Cincinnatti, U. ofOptionalOptionalRequired
https://admissions.uc.edu/information/international/requirements/freshman.html
See policies re: some majors
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Clark U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.clarku.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply/
-Meets Requirement
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Colby Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.colby.edu/admission/admissions-and-financial-aid-requirements/
-Meets Requirement
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Colorado Coll.See PolicySee PolicyOptional
https://www.coloradocollege.edu/admission/application/testing/admission-test-optional.html
See policies re: non-native English speakers, IBDP studentsSupplemental
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Colorado School of MinesOptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.mines.edu/undergraduate-admissions/international-freshman-requirements/
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Colorado State U.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://admissions.colostate.edu/apply/international-freshmen/#linkhere-whatweneed
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Colorado, U. of - BoulderOptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.colorado.edu/admissions/first-year/apply
See policies re: scholarships
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Colorado, U. of - DenverOptionalRequiredRequired
http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/internationalprograms/oia/admissions/apply/application/undergraduate/Pages/default.aspx
See policies re: some majors
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Columbia Coll. ChicagoOptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.colum.edu/admissions/requirements/international/undergraduate.html
-Meets Requirement
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Concordia U., St. PaulOptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.csp.edu/admissions/international-admissions/
-Meets Requirement
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Connecticut Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.conncoll.edu/admission/apply/standardized-test-policy/
-Supplemental
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Cornell Coll. (Iowa)OptionalOptionalFlexible
https://www.cornellcollege.edu/Admissions/international-students/index.shtml
See policy re: alternatives to SAT/ACT for US citizens
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Creighton U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://admissions.creighton.edu/future-students/international-students/how-apply
See policy re: NursingMeets Requirement
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Curry Coll.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.curry.edu/admission-and-aid/undergraduate-admission/apply/international-students
See policy re: native English speakers
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Dallas, U. of OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.udallas.edu/admissions/undergrad/international-checklist.php
See policies re: scholarships
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Delaware Valley U.OptionalRequiredOptional
https://www.delval.edu/admission/undergraduate-admission/international-students/first-year-admission-requirements
See policies re: some majors, intl. students at US HS at least one year
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Denison U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://denison.edu/forms/test-optional-policy
-Meets Requirement
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Denver, U. ofOptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.du.edu/admission-aid/undergraduate-admission/test-optional
See policy re: 6-year Bachelor/JD
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DePaul U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.depaul.edu/admission-and-aid/Pages/test-optional-faqs.aspx
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DePauw U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.depauw.edu/admission-aid/apply/first-year-applicants/test-optional-faqs/
See policy re: honors scholars & fellows programsMeets Requirement
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Drake U.FlexibleFlexibleFlexible
https://www.drake.edu/admission/internationalstudents/internationalapplicationoptions/first-yearapplicationinternational/
See policies re: some majors, alternatives to SAT/ACT
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Drew U.OptionalOptionalOptional
http://www.drew.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions/test-optional-policy/
-Meets Requirement
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Drexel U.FlexibleFlexibleFlexible
https://drexel.edu/undergrad/apply/freshmen-instructions/standardized-tests/
See policies re: alternatives to SAT/ACTSupplemental
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Duquesne U.OptionalOptionalSee Policy
https://www.duq.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate/apply-for-admission/test-optional-admission
See policies for US citizens re: some majors, min. GPA
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Earlham Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://earlham.edu/admission/apply/#panel-56647
-Meets Requirement
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East Carolina U.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/intlaffairs/International-Undergraduate-Requirements.cfm
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Eckerd Coll.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.eckerd.edu/admissions/international/
-Meets Requirement
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Elms Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.elms.edu/undergraduate-admission/testoptional/
See policy re: nursing majors
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Elon U.OptionalRequiredOptional
https://www.elon.edu/u/admissions/undergraduate/international-admissions/admissions-requirements/
See policies re: scholarshipsMeets Requirement
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U. (AZ)OptionalOptionalOptional
http://prescott.erau.edu/admissions/international
See policy re: scholarships
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U. (FL)OptionalOptionalOptional
http://daytonabeach.erau.edu/international-programs/international-admissions
See policy re: scholarships
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Emerson Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.emerson.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admission/application-process/test-optional
See policy re: alternatives to SAT/ACTMeets Requirement
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Emmanuel Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
http://www.emmanuel.edu/admissions-and-aid/application-requirements-and-deadlines/test-optional-information.html
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Evansville, U. ofOptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.evansville.edu/intadmission/appRequirements.cfm
See policies re: engineering, computer science, nursing, physical therapyMeets Requirement
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Evergreen State Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.evergreen.edu/admissions/test-optional-admission
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Fairfield U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/visit-and-apply/how-to-apply/international-students/
-Meets Requirement
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Fairleigh-Dickinson U.OptionalOptionalSee Policy
https://view2.fdu.edu/admissions/international/checklist-undergrad-freshman/
See policy re: min. GPA (US citizens)
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Fashion Inst. of Tech.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.fitnyc.edu/admissions/FAQ.php#sat-act
-Meets Requirement
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Finlandia U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.finlandia.edu/news/finlandia-test-optional-admissions/
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Flagler Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.flagler.edu/admissions--aid/how-to-apply/international/how-to-apply--international/
-Meets Requirement
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Florida Inst. of TechOptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.fit.edu/international-admissions/international-admissions-information/international-undergraduate-admission-requirements/
-Meets Requirement
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Fordham U.OptionalRequiredOptional
https://www.fordham.edu/info/28351/international_faqs
-Supplemental
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Franklin & Marshall Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.fandm.edu/admission/apply/standardized-test-option
-Supplemental
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Franklin Pierce U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.franklinpierce.edu/admissions/criteria.htm
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Franklin U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.franklin.edu/admissions/undergraduate-students
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Furman U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.furman.edu/admissions-aid/apply/international-students/
-Meets Requirement
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George Mason U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www2.gmu.edu/admissions-aid/how-apply/freshman
See policy re: engineering
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George Washington U.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://undergraduate.admissions.gwu.edu/test-optional-policy
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Gettysburg Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.gettysburg.edu/admissions-aid/applying-to-gettysburg/application-process/standardized-test-policy
See policy re: first lang./lang. of HS
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Goshen Coll.OptionalOptionalRequired
https://www.goshen.edu/admissions/apply/international/
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Goucher Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.goucher.edu/become/apply/international-students/
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Governor's State U.BlindBlindRequired
http://www.govst.edu/international-students/
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Guilford Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://www.guilford.edu/admissions/international-students/how-to-apply
See policies re: scholarships, essay in place of SAT/ACT
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Gustavus Adolphus Coll.OptionalOptionalOptional
https://gustavus.edu/admission/apply/test-optional.php
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Hamilton Coll.FlexibleFlexibleFlexible
https://www.hamilton.edu/admission/apply/requirements
See policy re: alternatives to SAT/ACTSupplemental
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Hampshire Coll.BlindBlindBlind
https://www.hampshire.edu/admissions/faq-about-hampshires-test-blind-admission-policy
SAT/ACT neither accepted nor considered
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