Currently, the tide of international student mobility has shifted to the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Canada, and New Zealand among other destinations. Annually, from all over the globe, millions of people move to these top country destinations in terms of higher education. It is predicted that by 2025, this number is expected to reach 8 million. So, it is clear the value for studying abroad is experiencing steady, long-term growth.
However, it is also a given fact that prior to admittance to any of these colleges and universities, there are a considerable number of requirements both by the immigration of both host and sending countries from financial capacity, to academic standing, and others as well as English language ability that can be proven by different world-renowned English language assessing bodies including the IELTS Test.
There are dependencies in the overall IELTS Band score requirements: the university, undergraduate or post-grad study, and the country. Here below is a general overview as to the overall IELTS Band scores required in each country:
Canada – 6.5 to 7.0
The USA – 6.5 to 7.0
Australia – 6.0 to 7.0
New Zealand – 5.5 – 6.5
The UK – 6.0 to 7.0 Link: https://www.idp.com/singapore/blog/minimum-ielts-score-requirements-for-uk-universities/