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English Requirements

We off a variety of Options for Proving English Proficiency (pdf)

As proof of English language proficiency, we will accept test scores from TOEFL or IELTS* or STEP Eiken as follows:

Undergraduate:

  • TOEFL: 520 (written) 190 (computer) 68 (internet)
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • STEP: Grade Pre-1

Master of Arts:

  • TOEFL: 570 (written) 230 (computer) 88 (internet)
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • STEP: Grade 1

Master of Science in Nursing:

  • TOEFL: 570 (written) 230 (computer) 88 (internet)
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • STEP: Grade 1

Master of Business Administration:

  • TOEFL: 570 (written) 230 (computer) 88 (internet)
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • STEP: Grade 1

 

TOEFL

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The Alverno school code is 1012. Alverno requires receipt of an official copy of the test results directly from the testing service.

IELTS

International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Alverno requires a photocopy of the Test Report Form bearing the Test Report Form Number (TRF number). (IELTS is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.)

STEP EIKEN

The Society for Testing English Proficiency (STEP). Alverno requires receipt of an official copy of the test results directly from the testing service. Not appropriate for MSN applicants.