English Proficiency Tests
English language proficiency may be demonstrated through one of the following standardized tests. Final results must be sent directly by the official testing authority to the Office of the Registrar, Memorial University. The scores outlined below are the minimum required for general undergraduate admission.
A minimum overall band score of 6.5, with at least a band 6 in reading and writing.
A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test, or 79 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT) with a minimum score of 20 in reading and writing, and not less than 17 in listening and speaking.
Minimum band scores between 50 and 60 in each of the four skills tested (reading, writing, listening and speaking), with at least two band scores of 60.
A minimum of grade “B” in the Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or a minimum grade of “C” in the Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) are required.
A minimum score of 58 in each of the reading, writing, listening and speaking components of the PTE is required.
Minimum band scores of 4.5 in the listening comprehension and reading comprehension sub-tests and a score of 4 in writing are required on the CanTest.
A minimum score of 85 is required on the MELAB.
Further details on English language proficiency requirements can be found in the University Calendar.