English Language Proficiency

D'Youville requires proof of English Language Proficiency for select international applicants

English Language Requirements

If you are an international student who attended secondary school (any year) in a country other than the United States, Canada, Great Britain, or Australia, or your primary language is one other than English, you are required to demonstrate English proficiency by successfully achieving a minimum score on one of the following examinations.

Examination Minimum score Agency website
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet based test: 61
Paper based test: 500
www.toefl.org score code for D'Youville is 2197

SAT Critical Reading

450 (students must take the entire SAT, only the Critical Reading section is evaluated for determining proficiency) www.sat.org
International English Language Testing System 6 www.ielts.org


Other Ways to Demonstrate English Proficiency

D'Youville also recognizes English proficiency by honoring the successful completion of an English as a Second Language (ESL) program at an accredited or internationally recognized institution (ex. ELS Language Centers, Level 112). You may also demonstrate English proficiency by achieving a "C" or better in two semesters of English Composition taught at a US or Canadian college or university.

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