Non-English Speakers

Applicants whose native language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency as evidenced through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Testing System (IELTS) or Duolingo English exam:

  • A minimum TOEFL score of 460 (paper-based test), 140 (computer-based test) or 48 (Internet-based test), IELTS score of six (6) in all areas or Duolingo Enligsh score of 80 is required for admission.
  • Those students whose official TOEFL score is between 460-499 (paper-based test), 140-173 (computer-based test), or 48-61 (Internet-based test) will be required to enter the Learning Support Services English and Reading Programs.
  • Those students with TOEFL scores of 500 (paper-based test), 174 (computer-based test), or 62 (internet-based test) or above will be allowed to enroll in standard college-level courses.
  • Those students whose official IELTS score is 6-8 in all areas will be required to enter the Learning Support Services English and Reading programs.
  • Those students whose official IELTS score is nine (9) in all areas will be allowed to enroll in standard college-level courses.
  • Those students whose official Duolingo English score of 80 or 85 will be required to enter the Learning Support Services English and Reading programs.
  • Those students whose official Duolingo English score is 90 or higher will be allowed to enroll in standard college-level courses.
  • International students are subject to the Placement Examination criteria.

TOEFL, ILETS and Duolingo English scores apply to Reading and English Placement only.