Program Levels and Language Requirements for Non-Degree Study

The following tests of English proficiency are accepted for admission into our programs: TOEFL IELTS Cambridge Duolingo Eiken iTEP PTE

Language Proficiency Program and Level Credits Available Length
Undergraduate Level Study
79 TOEFL / 6.5 IELTS (or equivalent) Undergraduate / Bachelor’s Degree Program 16 academic credits 1 semester (16 weeks)
Not required Accelerated Summer College (ASC) 8-16 academic credits Summer Study
Combined Academic and English Program
71 TOEFL / 6.0 IELTS (or equivalent) Academic English 2 (AEP2) 16 academic credits 1 semester (16 weeks)
61TOEFL / 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent) Academic English 1 (AEP1) 14 academic credits 1 semester (16 weeks)
English Language Study
Not required Intensive English (IEP) 6 English-language credits 8 or 16 weeks, Summer study also available


  • For information on iTEP, PTE, or Eiken requirements, contact the Admission Office.
  • For admission to the Bachelor’s Degree program, test scores may NOT be required for students who complete two or more years of high school that is taught primarily in English.
  • The CODE for sending TOEFL scores to Saint Michael’s College is 3757.
  • Institutional TOEFL and Paper-Based TOEFL are often acceptable. Contact the Admission Office for more information.
  • The Academic Writing Assessment (AWA) may be administered upon arrival.
  • SAT/ACT are NOT required for admission, nor for scholarship consideration