Language Requirements

Admission Request in an English program

To be exempted from presenting a language test score, applicants must have studied for at least 3 years of full-time secondary or postsecondary studies at an institution where the language of instruction is strictly English and in a country where the official language is English. Saint Paul University reserves the right to request an English-language test score if deemed necessary.

Admission Request in a French program

If you’re applying for an French-language program and you have not completed at least 3 years of full-time study in an institution where French is the only language of instruction, located in a country where French is one of the official languages, you must submit your official score in one of the following language tests recognized by the University: DELF, DALF or TESTcan.

Find details about language requirements.

Score Notes
Minimum TOEFL Score

86 iBT, with 22 Writing and Reading

237 CBT, TWE of 4.5

580 PBT, TWE of 4.5

Minimum IELTS Score 6.5 (overall score)
Minimum CAEL Score 70 (overall score)
PTE (Pearson Test of English) 60 (overall score)
Other Test Scores CanTEST