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English Language Proficiency Undergraduate Policy

All undergraduate students are admitted to UoNA based on their potential to successfully complete their selected bachelor’s degree. All accepted undergraduate students whose native language is not English must fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • Take the English placement pre-test on arrival to UoNA prior to registering for courses.
    • If a score of 70 or higher is achieved, English review courses will not be required and the student proceeds directly into the degree program courses.
    • If a score or 69 or less is achieved, the student will be required to take ESOL 001 in addition to appropriate bachelor’s program core and common core courses in their first quarter of study. Up to three (3) subsequent English review courses may be required based on the student’s post-test score, which is given at the end of each review course.
  • OR during the admissions process, an applicant may elect to provide one of the following to fulfill the English Proficiency requirement:
    • Documentation of an earned degree in which English is the principle language of instruction from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Dept. of Education or a non-U.S. institution that is recognized by its government’s higher education authority
    • Verification from a non-U.S. secondary or post-secondary institution in which English is the principle language of instruction and evidence that certifies the applicant successfully completed a minimum of two years of study at the institution
    • Acceptable test score from an English proficiency tests that is recognized by UoNA:

 

Test

TOEFL-IBT

TOEFL Computer Based

TOEFL Paper

Based

iTEP

IELTS

PTE

Acceptable Score

≥ 57

≥ 189

≥ 500

≥ 3.5

≥ 5.5

≥ 45

 

 

 

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