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Is IELTS an acceptable substitution for the TOEFL?

Yes. The IELTS Academic test may be substituted for the TOEFL for an applicant required to submit English language testing. 

Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences only accepts scores submitted electronically by the IELTS test center via the IELTS E-Delivery service. 

  • We do not accept paper Test Report Forms nor do we verify Test Report Forms (TRF’s). 
  • You must contact your IELTS test center to have your official scores sent electronically to:
    1. Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (also known as the Office of Graduate Admissions). 
    2. Our address, for the record only, to identify us in the IELTS system is Warner House, 1 Hillhouse Avenue, room 302, New Haven, CT 06511. Paper score reports are not to be sent to this address, however.