English-Language Proficiency Requirements
The minimum number of years required to waive requirements is three years of full-time study in a Canadian high school (English-language institution). A 4U English is also required.
All applicants to Nipissing University from countries where English is not the dominant language of instruction, are required to supply proof of English-language proficiency. International applicants studying in Canada on a student visa who successfully studied full-time at an Ontario high school or other Nipissing University-approved school for at least the past three years may be exempt.
Permanent resident applicants may also be required to provide proof of English-language proficiency if English is not their first language. Permanent resident applicants whose first language is not English but who have lived at least three years in Canada, or a country where English is the dominant language may be exempt.
|Minimum TOEFL Score||Minimum score of 80 (iBT) with a minimum score of 20 in each section of the test, or 550 (PBT), including the Test of Written English (TWE) with a minimum score of 5.0.|
|Minimum MELAB Score||90|
|Minimum IELTS Score||Minimum overall band score of 6.0 (with no band less than 6)|
|Minimum CAEL Score||60|
|PTE (Pearson Test of English)||Minimum overall score of 55 and a minimum score of 55 in writing|
|Other Test Scores||PTE Academic: Minimum overall score of 55 and a minimum score of 55 in writing.|