Join the next generation of doers, thinkers, solvers, and game-changers with our new M.S. in Information degree!
- You are not a citizen of the United States of America, and
- You are not a U.S. Permanent Resident, Refugee, Asylee, or Jay Treaty status holder.
- Degree Requirements
- English Proficiency
- Financial Guarantee and Visa Requirements
- Health Insurance
For questions regarding School of Information degree programs or admissions, please email us or call our offices at (520) 621-3565. You can also direct questions to the Director of Graduate Studies, Catherine Brooks, or contact the UA International Student Services.
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - minimum score of 79 iBT or 550 PBT
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - minimum composite score of 7, with no subject area below a 6
- Pearson PTE Academic - minimum score of 60
GRE requirements differ among different program (e.g. MA program does not require GRE), please see program page for requirements.
- Applicants from countries where English is the official language.
- Applicants who have completed a bachelors or graduate degree at a regionally accredited institution in the United States, or an approved institution in an official English speaking country. Degree must not be older than two years from the term of enrollment.
- Applicants who have completed two years of full-time academic study must have 48 upper division, graded undergraduate semester units or 30 graded, graduate semester units.
- Financial guarantee documents must be dated within six months of the term of admission, must be in English, and should be addressed to The University of Arizona Graduate College.
- Departmental funding can serve as proof towards completion of the financial guarantee.
- It is acceptable to combine various types of funding such as student's personal funds, family funds, sponsor funding, and/or departmental funding to meet the total guarantee requirement.
- Family members (spouse or child/ren) that accompany students to the United States require proof of additional funding.
- If a student is sponsored through an organization or government agency, the sponsor must provide the Graduate Admissions Office and the International Student Services office with the terms of support.
- An official sponsorship letter must include specific information regarding the amount and duration of the financial award.
- Some sponsors require the University of Arizona to bill their organization for student tuition and fees. If so, details must be handled through an embassy or an agency located within the United States.
- Prior to registration, an official letter regarding billing information must be sent to:
- Fall semester - February 15
- Summer semester - March 1
- Spring semester - September 1
Graduate departments may recommend a student for Conditional Admission if the prospective student meets all Graduate College requirements except the minimum English proficiency requirement. See International Conditional Admission for more information.