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English Language Requirements for International Programs

Generally, the acceptable exam scores for the University Immersion program are: 

Exam

Minimum Score

CEFR:

B2

CET-4 (China)

550

CET-6

520

Computer-based TOEFL:

213

GEPT

High intermediate

GRE (Verbal score)

140 - for tests taken after Aug 1, 2011

IELTS:

6.5

Internet-based TOEFL:

80

iTEP:

Level 5

Paper-based TOEFL:

600

 

If your English Language proficiency test shows individual low scores in:

Listening

you must enroll in:

Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation
Or
English through Film (2 units! only)

Reading

you must enroll in:

Academic Reading & Writing
Or
Critical Thinking

Writing

you must enroll in:

Academic Reading & Writing
Or
Blogging 101

Speaking

you must enroll in:

Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation
Or
Critical Thinking
Or
Intercultural Competence


If your overall score is:

5.5 - 6.0 (IELTS)

70 - 75 (TOEFL)

B1 (CEFR)

475 - 515 (CET 4)

450 - 485  (CET 6)

you must take the following courses in your first University Immersion quarter:

2 Courses in weak area(s) (see above) + 1 Intensive TOEFL Prep

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If your overall score is:

6.0 - 6.5 (IELTS)

75 - 80 (TOEFL)

B1-B2 (CEFR)

515 - 550 (CET 4)

485 - 520 (CET 6)

you must take the following courses in your first University Immersion quarter:

 

1 course in weak area (see above)

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You are exempt from the English Proficiency Requirement

  • If you are from one of the exempt countries. See the List of Exempt Countries.

  • If you enroll exclusively in English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Check out our course offerings for English Language (LING X) classes.

Students Currently Studying in an English Speaking Country

If you are currently studying in an English-speaking country (or have studied in an English-speaking country) for at least one academic year, you are not required to submit an acceptable English proficiency exam. Instead, you can submit an official or unofficial transcript from that school.

How to Submit English Proficiency Requirement Documentation

All documentation for the English Proficiency Requirement, including exam scores, waiver requests and transcripts, are submitted at the time of application.

 

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