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Standardized Test Scores

An application is not complete without the receipt of official results of standardized examinations to be sent directly from the testing service.

All graduate degree programs except MBA and MA in Intercultural Relations; M.A in Curriculum and Instruction; M.A. in Educational Administration & Leadership (including the M.A. with an emphasis in student affairs) and the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction require the general GRE exam.

Official results from the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service (ETS). See the ETS Homepage for further information on this exam and how to report scores to the University of the Pacific.

The ETS institutional code for the University of the Pacific is 4065. This code is used for both GRE and TOEFL exam reporting.

EdS and PhD in School Psychology
The general GRE and the subject test in School Psychology are required. Official results from must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service (ETS). See the ETS Homepage for further information on this exam and how to report scores to the University of the Pacific.

MBA program
The Graduate Management Examination Test (GMAT) is required for admission instead of the GRE. For GMAT information, call the Eberhardt School of Business at (209) 946-2629, or contact the Educational Testing Service at P.O. Box 6103, Princeton, NJ 08541-6103, or www.gmat.org.

MA in Intercultural Relations
The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) is required for admissions in lieu of the GRE. Information on the IDI is available from the:

  • School of International Studies at (209) 946-2650, or
  • Intercultural Communication Institute, 8835 SW Canyon Lane, Suite 238, Portland, OR 97225; 503-297-4622 or www.intercultural.org.


ALL International Students

International applicants who are graduates of international colleges or universities (where the primary language of the country is not English) are not required to take the GRE General test, unless they are applying for a degree in the Biology, Engineering Science, Music, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences, or Physical Therapy programs. International applicants must submit a complete application packet six weeks prior to posted deadlines.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of all non-US citizens from countries having a language other than English as a primary language. See the ETS Homepage for additional information.

The ETS institutional code for the University of the Pacific is 4065. This code is used for both GRE and TOEFL exam reporting.