Language Requirements

You must provide proof of English-language proficiency.

This requirement can be satisfied with 1 of the following criteria:

  1. English is your first language.
  2. You completed at least 3 years of formal, full-time study (no less than 3 courses per semester) at a secondary or postsecondary institution where English is the language of instruction and examination.
  3. You completed the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program at UOIT's English Language Centre (ELC).
  4. You achieved the required proficiency on 1 of the English language tests acceptable to UOIT.

Find more information about English proficiency requirements at UOIT.

Find more information about the EAP program in the ELC at UOIT.

Score Notes
Minimum TOEFL Score

iBT: minimum total score of 83-87* (Listening 20, Reading 20, Speaking 19, Writing 20)
PBT: minimum score of 560

*May vary by program.

You must arrange for original test scores to be sent directly from the testing centre to the Registrar's office.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology TOEFL Code is: 7178

Minimum MELAB Score

85*
*May vary by program.

You must arrange for original test scores to be sent directly from the testing centre to the Registrar's office.

Minimum IELTS Score

6.5-7.0* (with no sub-score below 6.0)
*May vary by program.

You must arrange for original test scores to be sent directly from the testing centre to the Registrar's office.

Minimum CAEL Score

70* (with no sub-score below 60)
*May vary by program.

You must arrange for original test scores to be sent directly from the testing centre to the Registrar's office.

PTE (Pearson Test of English)

58*
*May vary by program.

You must arrange for original test scores to be sent directly from the testing centre to the Registrar's office.

Other Test Scores

If you meet all of the admission requirements, but not the English-language proficiency requirement, you have the opportunity to enroll in the EAP program.

Important: If you received an offer of admission to UOIT and would like to satisfy your English language proficiency requirement by enrolling in the EAP program, please notify the Registrar's office at connect@uoit.ca.