Language Requirements

Applicants who have completed less than 4 years of full-time study at the high school level in Canada (or in a country where English is the first language, or in a school where English is the primary language of instruction) must provide proof of English language proficiency. Acceptable tests and scores are listed below. 

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Score Notes
Minimum TOEFL Score Ryerson institution code: 0886.

83+: Required score for all Engineering programs and all Science programs except Computer Science and Architectural Science.

92+: All other Ryerson undergraduate degree programs (including Computer Science and Architectural Science).
Minimum IELTS Score 6.5: All Ryerson undergraduate degree programs.
Minimum CAEL Score 60: Required score for all Engineering programs and all Science programs except Computer Science and Architectural Science.

70: All other Ryerson undergraduate degree programs (including Computer Science and Architectural Science).
PTE (Pearson Test of English) 60: All Ryerson undergraduate degree programs.
Other Test Scores Minimum Cambridge Assessment English Score: 180 and above on C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency for all Ryerson undergraduate degree programs.

Minimum Duolingo English Test Score: 115 for all Ryerson undergraduate degree programs.