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    English Language Proficiency

    English Language Proficiency

    If your native language is not English, you must submit official results of one of the following in order to receive consideration for admission:

    Test Type All Majors
    Internet-based TOEFL 80
    Paper-based TOEFL 550
    IELTS  6.5

    All international students are required to take placement tests to demonstrate writing, math, and other proficiencies during New Student Orientation Week.

    Information about TOEFL can be located online at; information about IELTS can be located at

    All international applicants are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS unless they meet one of the following waiver requirements:

    1. SAT Critical Reading (Verbal) of 570 (new SAT) or 510 (old SAT)
    2. ACT Composite score of 22 or higher
    3. One academic year (two semesters, or four quarters) of English courses at a university in the United States, with grades of B or higher
    4. Citizens of the following countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Nigeria, United Kingdom and South Africa. If you are a citizen of one of these countries, you must take the SAT or ACT instead of an English language proficiency test. International transfer students with more than 30 units of college work do not need to take the SAT or ACT.
    5. All high school instruction in the U.S. and in English*
    6. "A" level English scores of B or higher*
    7. AP English score of 4 or higher*
    8. IB English score of 5 or higher*

    *You must take the SAT or ACT instead of an English language proficiency test if you meet these waiver requirements.