Understanding Your Score

The score comparison table below was created to help you make well-informed admissions decisions. Scores are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference

Tips for Setting Score Requirements:

    • Consider setting a minimum score for each section as well as an overall score requirement
    • Select scores carefully. Selecting minimum scores is a balance between rejecting qualified candidates and accepting students who may have the English proficiency to succeed at your institution. Consider your instutions unique characterstics, such as what English language support is available.
    • Set Flexible scores initially and adjust based on periodic reviews of score requirements.
    • Academic departments may want to set their own score requirements.

For assistance setting minimum scores, please contact English3.

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