- Applicants to the doctoral program who are not U.S. residents must submit academic records accompanied with an official translation if the records are not in English. Applicants with such credentials should file their applications well in advance of the term for which they are applying.
- Every applicant whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFL). If you are not taking the Internet-based TOEFL, please make sure to also take the TSE (Test of Spoken English) and the TWE (Test of Written English) and submit scores from all tests. TOEFL scores are valid for two years from the test date. Scores more than two years old are not acceptable. Information about this examination may be obtained by writing to TOEFL Services, P.O. Box 6151, Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, U.S.A., or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting their website at www.toefl.org. Students must request that their examination score be sent to NYU Silver School of Social Work (test code 2506).
Applicants residing in the New York City area may take their English proficiency test at the University's American Language Institute, located at 48 Cooper Square, Room 200, New York, NY 10003-7154, U.S.A. An appointment to take the test may be made by telephoning (212) 998-7040.
Please visit the Office of International Students and Scholars for more information.