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English Proficiency Requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency and have official results sent directly to Monmouth University (code 2416). Official test scores must be sent to us directly from the testing center. Photocopies cannot be used.

One of the following requirements must be met:

  • TOEFL (Test Of English as a Foreign Language)
    A minimum of 550 on the paper-based TOEFL; 213 on the computer-based test; and 79 on the Internet-based test. For test locations please visit
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    A minimum score of 6.0 is required.
  • CAE (Certificate of Advanced English)
    A minimum score is B2 is required.
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)
    A minimum score is 77 is required.
  • Duolingo English Test
    A minimum score of 105 is required.
Kaplan Advanced Level
Zoni Intensive English Program, Advanced Level Course
Rennert Upper-high Intermediate Level
ILSC A1, A2, and A3
Global ESL Academy Advanced Level Academic Program
ELS Level 112
TALK International University Placement Level 9 Program
Bridge Language Centers English Level C1
Converse International School of Language English for Academic Program (EAP)
EF-Education First Level C1-1
ELI Advanced Level
New York Language Upper-Intermediate Level
Universal English Center TOEFL Exam
OHLA (Open Heart Language Academy) Advanced 2
ELC Upper Advanced (combined score of 1000 or greater)
Third Party Examinations Acceptance Level
TOEFL Internet- 79
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) 55
TOEIC Listening/Reading: 700; Speaking / Writing: 7 or 270
ITEP 3.7-3.9