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English Proficiency Requirement

Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement

Graduate English Proficiency Requirement


Exemptions to English Language Proficiency Test Requirement

The TOEFL requirement is waived for students that have the following:

Completed 3 years of full time schooling where English was the principal language at the secondary level or above (applicable for studies completed outside of US only).  An official letter must be submitted from the institution stating the “MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IS ENGLISH”. 

OR

Attended schooling in following countries which have English as their official language:

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize (formerly British Honduras), Bermuda, Botswana, Canada (except Newfoundland, Nova Scotia & Quebec), Cayman Islands, Commonwealth Caribbean, Dominica, England, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana (aka British Guiana), Ireland, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Micronesia, Montserrat, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Saint Helena, Saint Lucia (Caribbean Commonwealth), Scotland, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands (British), Wales, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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