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    For International Students

    English Language Proficiency

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    English Language Proficiency

    International students are required to have proficient use of English. 

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    If you do come from an English-speaking country or have attended secondary education within the United States, then you must provide an ACT or SAT score for proof of college readiness. If you are not from an English-speaking country, you must provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting one of the following: TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, English3, ACT, or SAT scores (unless otherwise specified).

    English Language Proficiency Test

    Minimum Score

    Duolingo

    Undergraduate: 85; Graduate: 105

    English3

    Undergraduate: 62; Graduate: 69

    IELTS

    Undergraduate: 6.0; Graduate: 6.5

    TOEFL

    Undergraduate: 61 (internet based), 500 (paper based); Graduate: 80 (internet based), 550 (paper based)

    ACT

    37 Combined English & Reading Score

    SAT

    500 ERW Score


    English Speaking Countries:

    Africa
    Botswana
    Gambia
    Ghana
    Kenya
    Liberia
    Malawi
    Mauritius
    Namibia
    Nigeria
    Sierra Leone
    South Africa
    Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristian da Cunha
    Swaziland
    Tanzania
    Uganda
    Zambia
    Zimbabwe

    Asia
    Christmas Islands

    Europe
    United Kingdom
    Gibraltar
    Ireland
    Jersey
    Scotland

    North America
    Anguilla
    Antigua
    Bahamas
    Barbados
    Belize
    British Virgin Islands
    Bermuda
    Cayman Islands
    Canada
    Dominica
    Grenada
    Jamaica
    Montserrat
    Kitts & Nevis
    St. Lucia
    St. Vincent & Grenadines
    Turks & Caicos

    Oceania
    Australia
    Cook Island
    Fiji
    Micronesia
    New Zealand
    Norfolk Islands
    Papua New Guinea
    Pitcairn Island
    Solomon Islands
    Tonga

    South America
    Guyana
    Trinidad & Tobago