English Proficiency

Students whose first language is not English may demonstrate proficiency by submitting original copies of score reports, certificates or transcripts of one of the following:

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of either 540 on the paper-based exam or 76 on the internet-based exam.
  • The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum of a band 6.0.
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 52.
  • A critical reading score on the SAT of 480 or higher.
  • A EBRW score on the new SAT of 500 or higher.
  • Reading and writing scores of 20 or higher on the ACT.
  • High school transcripts showing a minimum of two years at an English speaking institution and demonstrating significant language achievement through rigorous coursework.
  • Transcripts showing the completion of an ESL (English as a Second Language) program at a regionally accredited college or university and the completion of a course in English Composition equivalent to ENGL 101 with a grade of C or higher.
  • Transcripts showing 24 or more college-level credits with a C average or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
​High achieving students who fall short of the English proficiency requirement may be considered for conditional admission.