Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) M.S. Admission

Admission Checklists by Student Type

Overseas International Students

  • International Application
  • A $35 non-refundable application fee
  • Official College Transcripts from all accredited United States Institutions
    • Transcripts can be submitted electronically or sent directly from the school of attendance in a sealed envelope to:
      • Wilmington University
        Attn: International Admissions (TESOL)
        320 North DuPont Hwy
        New Castle, DE 19720
  • An Official Transcript Evaluation is required if educated outside of the U.S. (Transcripts can be submitted electronically or sent directly from the school of attendance in a sealed envelope. See address above). The agency must be a member of www.NACES.org (Masters student candidates must have an equivalent of a Bachelor's degree in the U.S. to qualify verified by a specified agency).
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores. Applicants are required to have a passing TOEFL score of 79 with no individual score below 19 or an IELTS score of 6.5 with no individual score below 6.5. This is a requirement for Non-Native English Speaking students only.
  • Applications submitted as of July 1, 2017 will incur a $215 non-refundable tuition deposit to be used toward the first semester balance.
  • Color photo ID
  • Meet with the Program Chair for a program planning Conference

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Permanent Resident

  • Graduate Application
  • A $35 non-refundable application fee
  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card
  • Official College Transcripts
    • Transcripts can be submitted electronically or sent directly from the school of attendance in a sealed envelope to:
      • Wilmington University
        Attn: International Admissions (TESOL)
        320 North DuPont Hwy
        New Castle, DE 19720
  • An Official Transcript Evaluation is required if educated outside of the U.S. (Transcripts can be submitted electronically or sent directly from the school of attendance in a sealed envelope. See address above). The agency must be a member of www.NACES.org (Masters student candidates must have an equivalent of a Bachelor's degree in the U.S. to qualify verified by a specified agency).
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores. Applicants are required to have a passing TOEFL score of 79 with no individual score below 19 or an IELTS score of 6.5 with no individual score below 6.5. This is a requirement for Non-Native English Speaking students only.
  • Meet with the Program Chair for a program planning Conference

United States Citizen

  • Graduate Application
  • A $35 non-refundable application fee
  • Official College Transcripts
    • Transcripts can be submitted electronically or sent directly from the school of attendance in a sealed envelope to:
      • Wilmington University
        Graduate Admissions
        31 Read’s Way
        New Castle, DE 19720
  • Meet with the Program Chair for a program planning conference