English Proficiency

Students from non-English speaking countries are required to provide proof of English proficiency. William Woods University will accept any of the scores listed below as proof of English proficiency:

  1. 1. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) exam -Undergraduate students must have a minimum TOEFL score of 500 (paper based), 173 (computer based), or 61 (Internet based IBT). Graduate students must have a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), 80 (Internet based IBT). Visit TOEFL's website for more information about the test.
  2. 2. STEP-EIKEN - students must successfully pass the Grade Pre-1 level test.
  3. 3. ACT - minimum English score of 19 / SAT - minimum verbal score of 460
  4. 4. IELTS - Undergraduate students must have a minimum score of 5.0. Graduate Students must have a minimum score of 6.5.

(Note: Requests may be made to send scores directly to WWU by using ACT code 2396 and/or SAT and TOEFL code 6944)

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