Proof of English Proficiency
All students who do not meet one of the options below will be required to submit proof of English Proficiency as part of their UNC Charlotte application. This requirement will be assigned regardless of your US immigration status.
- You are a student applying for conditional admission to improve your English through UNC Charlotte’s English Language Training Institute prior to starting your Bachelor Degree classes.
- You are a citizen and currently studying in a country approved on our English Proficiency Exempt Country List.
If you have any questions concerning whether you will be required to provide English Proficiency, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|English Proficiency Options||Scores Required for Full Undergraduate Admission|
|TOEFL IBT (code: 5105)||70 or higher (minimum of 14 in each sub score)|
|TOEFL Paper Based (code: 5105)||523 or higher (minimum of 46 in each sub score)|
|IELTS||6.0 or higher (minimum of 5.0 in each sub score)|
|Duolingo English Test (DET)||105 or higher|
|PTE Academic||48 or higher (minimum of 35 in each sub score)|
|SAT||500 on the Evidence Based Reading and Writing|
|ACT||19 on the Critical Reading section|
|English Language and Training Institute (ELTI)||Completion of Level 5|
|US high school diploma||Transcripts showing successful completion of two years|
|Earn 24 credit hours at a US university or community college||Grade of C or better in 6 hours of humanities or Grade of C or better in English Composition 1 & 2 (classes must be completed before applying).|
|Degree from an accredited U.S. College||Transcript showing a transferable associate’s or bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited US institution.|
Please note: Test scores for English Proficiency are only valid for 2 years. The minimum scores required for consideration do not guarantee admissions, but will be used in a holistic review of your application.