English Language Proficiency Requirements

Language Proficiency Program and Level Notes
Undergraduate and Master’s Level Study
79 TOEFL / 6.5 IELTS / C1 Cambridge / 110 Duolingo Undergraduate / Bachelor’s Degree Program Test requirement may be waived with two years of English-language education
Master’s Level Study
Pathway and English Programs
71 TOEFL / 6.0 IELTS / B2 Cambridge / 100 Duolingo Academic English 2 (AEP2)
61 TOEFL / 5.5 IELTS / B2 Cambridge / 90 Duolingo Academic English 1 (AEP1)
Not required Intensive English (IEP)


  • The following tests of English proficiency are accepted for admission into our programs: TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, Eiken, iTEP, and PTE. Contact the Admission Office for more information.
  • The CODE for sending TOEFL scores to Saint Michael’s College is 3757.
  • Institutional TOEFL and Paper-Based TOEFL are acceptable on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Admission Office for more information.
  • SAT and ACT are NOT required for admission to the undergraduate program, nor for scholarship consideration
  • GRE and GMAT are not required for admission to graduate programs.