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International Student Application for Admission to UDC: Demonstrating English Proficiency

International applicants from countries where English is not the official language or who are non-native English speakers must submit proof English Proficiency for general admission.

International Student Application for Admission to UDC: Demonstrating English Proficiency

International applicants from countries where English is not the official language or who are non-native English speakers must submit proof English Proficiency for general admission to the Community College or the Flagship in one of the following ways:

  • Submit a transcript indicating a grade of “C” or better in one college-level English course at an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Graduated from an ELS Educational Services English proficiency program with a minimum proficiency score of 109 for the Community College or 112 for the Flagship undergraduate or graduate programs
  • Submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores
    • Students with scores < 450 on the written test or 45 on the Internet test will be denied admission to the Community College
    • Students with scores > 450 on the written test or 45 on the internet test and <= 547 on the written test or 78 on the internet will be accepted into the Community College and to the UDCC ESL program
    • Minimum score of 550 on the written test or 79 on the Internet test for admission to the Flagship
  • Submit International Language Testing System (ILETS) scores
    • Minimum overall band score of 5 for admission to the Community College
    • Minimum overall band score of 6 for admission to the Flagship
  • Submit SAT or ACT scores:
    • Minimum SAT I Critical Reading scores of 500 or ACT-English scores of 16 for admission to UDC-CC
    • Minimum SAT I Critical reading scores of 600 or ACT-English score of 19 for admission to the Flagship

International students are not required to submit SAT or ACT test scores for admission.