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Test Score Entry Requirements

Requirements to ELCP pathway and full admission

Test scores must be within 24 months of the first day of classes at Linfield University.

Test name ELCP and activity courses ELCP, activity and select courses Fully admitted
IELTS 4.0 4.5-6.0 6.5 with writing score 6.5 and above
TOEFL iBT 45-59 60-79 80 with writing score 20 and above
TOEFL Paper 450-499 500-549 550
Duolingo English Test 85-94 95-109 110
EIKEN Grade 2 Grade 2A Grade Pre-1
GTEC 800-899 900-1249 1250 with writing score 290 and above
iTEP Academic Plus 3.0-3.5 3.6-4.1 4.2
MELAB 60-67 68-76 77 with writing scores 87 and above
Pearson PTE Academic 38-44 45-57 58
TOEIC 450-499 500-779 780
ELCP Essay 3.0-3.5 4.0-4.5 5.0
ELCP Interview 1-2.5 3.0-3.5 4.0

To determine class placement, all international students will take both a written and oral assessment during orientation at Linfield. Pronunciation courses may be required.

Linfield University also accepts as fully admitted International Baccalaureate (IB) English A with a score of 5 or higher, SAT Critical Thinking with a score of 630 or higher, and/or Pacific International Academy (PIA) with successful completion of Level 5 courses.

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We welcome applications from international students at anytime. We'd love to have you join us on campus!

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Financial Aid

Non-degree seeking students admitted exclusively to ELCP may be eligible for a 50% discount on Linfield University tuition. Contact us for full details.

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