Proficiency in English

English proficiency page

Students who have studied in English for less than three years at the secondary school level are required to submit results from a recognized English Proficiency testing centre. Include with your application proof that you have registered for such a test. The testing institution must forward results to the Admissions Office no later than March 1.

Minimum required scores

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Internet-based (iBT)* Computer-based (CBT) Paper-based (PBT)
90 233 577

*The iBT is a composite score – applicants must score 21 or higher in each category

All test results must be sent directly from the test center using institution code 749712.

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IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

  • 6.5 minimum band score

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McGill Certificate of Proficiency in English – Language and Culture

  • Certificate awarded (Pass)

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Cambridge English Language Assessment (accepted tests)

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) (Cambridge English: Advanced)

  • Certificate awarded with a C or better

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) (Cambridge English: Proficiency)

  • Certificate of Proficiency awarded with a C or better

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