Undergraduate

Graduates or students of the final year

Minimum requirements for graduates or students of the final year of secondary school, colleges, UK Foundation program and  graduates of A-level program

  

School

Minimum requirements for SAT Subject Test

Minimum requirements for IELTS or TOEFL

Minimum requirements for SAT Reasoning Test и ACT

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Not required

IELTS – no less than 7.0 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score)

or

TOEFL IBT - 94-101 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing - no less than 21)

or

TOEFL PBT* - 600-629

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT Reasoning Test - no less than 1240. Essay is required, no minimum score

 

OR

 

ACT - composite score no less than 27. Writing part is required, no minimum score

 

 

School of Science and Technology

SAT Subject Test – Math and Physics with at least 600 in each subject for candidates who selected Math, Physics, Computer Science or Robotics majors

OR

SAT Subject Test – Chemistry and Biology with at least 600 in each subject for candidates who selected Chemistry or Biology majors

IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or

TOEFL IBT - 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing - no less than 21)

or

TOEFL PBT* - 574-599

 

School of Engineering

SAT Subject Test – Math and Physics with at least 600 in each subject

IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or

TOEFL IBT - 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing - no less than 21)

or

TOEFL PBT* - 574-599

School of Mining and Geosciences

SAT Subject Test – Math and Physics with at least 600 in each subject

IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or

TOEFL IBT - 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing - no less than 21)

or

TOEFL PBT* - 574-599

School of Medicine**

Not required

IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or

TOEFL IBT - 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing - no less than 21)

or

TOEFL PBT* - 574-599


* TOEFL PBT is admitted only from the international applicants from the countries where an official IELTS and TOEFL IBT are not available


** Applicants of the School of Medicine will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee members


The Nazarbayev University practices the Superscoring for SAT and ACT scores

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