Carnegie Mellon University

Language Bootcamp

Admission

Consider your score on standardized language assessments. As a rough guide, students appropriate for Language Bootcamp would likely have the following test scores:

TOEFL iBT Score Range

iBT Speaking

iBT Writing

17—24

20—27

TOEFL PBT 580 minimum total
IELTS Score Range

Speaking Band

Writing Band

5.5—7

6—6.5

If you have already been accepted to a Carnegie Mellon graduate program and if your TOEFL or IELTS scores are close to the above scores, contact ICC for a brief interview to verify that Language Bootcamp is appropriate.

Setting up an interview is easy. You can either:

  • Call ICC between 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday to talk with an instructor (412-268-4979), or
  • Send email to set up an interview, and include the best date/time when we can reach you. The preferred method is via Skype (so include your Skype ID), but if you cannot use Skype, include a phone number where we can reach you.

Please have your TOEFL or IELTS scores available for the phone conversation.

Registration

Registering for Language Bootcamp is a very quick process. If your interview indicates Language Bootcamp is appropriate for you, we will send you an email registration form which you should fill out and return by email.