You will be required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not your first language and you have studied less than 4 years in an English language school (minimum high school level).
If you are required to provide proof of English proficiency, 1 of the following tests with scores will be accepted.
Please provide proof of English proficiency with your required documents.
|Minimum TOEFL Score||Internet-based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21. Computer-based: minimum score of 250. Paper-based: minimum score of 600. Test of Written English: with a score of 5. Institution code is 0892.|
|Minimum IELTS Score||Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.|
|Minimum CAEL Score||Language Assessment minimum overall band score of 70.|
|PTE (Pearson Test of English)||Minimum overall score of 60 with no score less than 60 in the individual components.|
|Other Test Scores||
Cambridge English C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency: Minimum overall score of 176 with no band less than 169.
Duolingo English Test*: Minimum overall score of 110. Individual sub-scores may be considered.
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition*: Internet-based - minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21.
Successful completion of the University of Guelph, Open Learning Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program (Levels 9 and 10) is also considered an acceptable form of proving your English proficiency. Visit our website for details.
*Pending Senate approval, the University will accept this method of testing for fall 2021 admission only, and will re-evaluate for future use.
Test results must be less than 2 years prior to the date of your application.