Language Requirements

You will be required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not your first language and you have studied less than 4 years in an English language school (minimum high school level).

If you are required to provide proof of English proficiency, 1 of the following tests with scores as indicated below, will be accepted.

Successfully completing the University of Guelph's Open Learning and Education Support advanced level of the English Language Certificate Program is also considered an acceptable form of testing for English proficiency.

Please provide proof of English proficiency with your required documents.

Score Notes
Minimum TOEFL Score Internet-based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21. Institutional code is 0892.
Minimum MELAB Score Minimum overall score of 85 including composition score of 83 and oral score of 3.
Minimum IELTS Score Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.
Minimum CAEL Score Minimum overall band score of 70.
PTE (Pearson Test of English) Minimum overall score of 60 with no score less than 60 in the individual components.