What are the admission requirements for SMU

Global Executive MBA

Freshmen

English proficiency requirements

All of our programs are taught entirely in English, so all candidates will have their English proficiency assessed during the admissions process.

Possession of language certificates is not mandatory, especially if candidates have spent the past 2 years in an English-speaking country or studied in an Anglophone education system (such as American High School, IB in English, or A-levels).

Language Assessment Guidelines:

  • TOEFL: at least 90, 100 points recommended
  • IELTS: at least 7 points
  • Cambridge: CAE (with grades A, B and in some cases C with a strong oral conversation) or CPE
  • Duolingo English Test: at least 115 points, 120 or higher recommended

Exchange student

English proficiency requirements

All of our programs are taught in English so that you can excel in the professional world. For this reason, we test each candidate's English language skills during the admission process.

It is not mandatory to have a language certificate, especially if you have spent the last two years in an English-speaking country or studied in an Anglophone education system. This includes attending an American high school or completing an English International Baccalaureate or a high school diploma.

Language Assessment Guidelines:

  • TOEFL: at least 90, 100 points recommended
  • IELTS: At least 7 credits are required
  • Cambridge: CAE (with grades A, B, and in some cases C with a strong level of oral conversation) or CPE

For more information on the admission requirements for this program, please visit the university's website.


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