English Proficiency

An exchange applicant may prove English proficiency by one of the following:

  • Being a citizen of a country where English is the official language and English is the language of instruction in higher education.
  • Successfully completing at least 60 passing ECTS credits of English instruction at a four-year college or university (must provide a letter of support from home institution.)
  • Submitting English proficiency exam scores that meet
    the minimum requirements in the tables below.

Students with scores falling in the “Flexible” range below must agree to enroll in one English Course for second-language learners (FLE).

 StandardFlexible (with FLE course)
TOEFL IBT85 (minimum of 18 in each sub-score)80-84 (no lower than 16 in one sub-score)
TOEFL Paper Based563N/A
PTE Academic62 or higher (minimum of 53 in each sub score) N/A
IELTS Academic6.5 or higher (minimum of 6.5 in each sub score) 6.5 or higher (no lower than 6 in one sub-score)
Note: Students in the Poole College of Management (Business Administration, Economics, and Accounting) must meed standard minimum scores.

 StandardFlexible (with FLE course)MBA
TOEFL IBT80 (minimum of 18 in each sub-score)80 (no lower than 16 in one sub-score)100
TOEFL Paper Based550N/A600
TOEFL Computer Based213 or higher (with at least 17 on three sections and no section score below 13)N/A250
PTE Academic62 or higher (minimum of 53 in each sub score)N/AN/A
IELTS Academic6.5 or higher (minimum of 6.5 in each sub score)6.5 or higher (no lower than 6 in one sub-score) 7.5