English Proficiency Requirements
Albion College does not offer Intensive English classes; students should enter with sufficient English proficiency to succeed in our discussion-based and reading-intensive classes. For this reason, we require demonstration of English proficiency for admission.
|Enrollment and Residency*||Residence and enrollment in complete primary and secondary education in select countries.||Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Belize, British Caribbean and British West Indies, Guyana, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom|
|SAT||510 in Reading/Writing||SAT taken after March 2016|
|ACT||19 in English and Reading|
|TOEFL||iBT: 79 or higher|
pBT: 550 or higher
|iBT: 17 or higher|
pBT: *new exam*
|*Contact admissions for more information|
|Duolingo English Test (DET)||100||85|
|ELS||Completion of ELS 112||Upon receipt of official certification directly from ELS|
|US High School||B and above in 3 years of non-ESL English||Must be enrolled in the United States|
|US College or University||C and above in the equivalent of English 101: College Writing||Must be Regionally Accredited in the US|
|GCSE, iGCSE, AS, or Advanced Level Exams*||C or above on English - First Language, English Language A, English Literature, or equivalent||Must provide official exam report. Exam must not be designed for second-language learners|
|International Baccalaureate*||5 or above in English A||Higher Level or Standard Level accepted|
*Students who meet English proficiency through school enrollment, GCSE/A-Level/IB results or native language should provide an official SAT or ACT result for application review.
Small classes are great, especially for those of us who use English as a second language. They allow you to interact with your peers and teachers and practice your English.