5.4 English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who have not met the University specified requirements for study at an English Language Secondary or Post-Secondary Institution (see University Regulations (Undergraduate), English Language Proficiency Requirements) are required to:

  1. Possess one of the following:

    1. Critical Reading and Writing. A minimum grade of 70 in a 1000-level English course or any Critical Reading and Writing course at Memorial University;
    2. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of 90, with at least 20 in each of Reading and Listening, and no less than 25 in Speaking and Writing, is required on the TOEFL;

    3. International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum overall band score of 6.5, with at least band 6.5 in each of Writing and Speaking, and 6.0 in Reading and Listening is required on the IELTS;

    4. Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL). A minimum overall score of 70, with at least 60 per band, and no less than 70 in Writing and Speaking is required on the CAEL;

    5. Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic or PTE Academic Online). A minimum overall score of 61, with no less than 60 in each of Reading, Speaking and Listening, and no less than 63 in Writing; and
  2. Successfully complete an e-proctored English test and an interview.