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Students whose first language is not English must provide one of the following forms of English proficiency for admission to Allen College:

1.  A TOEFL score of 580 on the paper based test or 237 on the computer based test, or 92 on the iBT.  Scores must be officially sent from ETS; the institutional code is 8725.

2.  Complete one semester of college level English composition, 1 semester of college level math, 1 semester of college level science, and 1 semester of college level reading from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university with a minimum grade of B.

3.  Obtain an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum overall band score (academic track) of 6.0.

4.  Obtain a Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) grade of A or B.

5.  Obtain a Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) grade of A or B for unrestricted admission.

6.  Obtain a Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) minimum score of 80 for unrestricted admission.

7.  Obtain an Advanced Placement International English Language (APIEL) score or 4 or 5.

8.  Obtain a General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Level) pass in English with a grade of A, B, or C from one of the five British-based examining boards.

9.  Obtain an ACT Assessment English Test minimum score of 20.

10.  Obtain a SAT I Verbal minimum score of 460.

11.  Obtain a SAT II English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) minimum score of 965.

12.  Obtain an International Baccalaureate (IB) grade of 4, 5, 6, or 7 in English A1 or A2 at the Higher Lever (HL) or Standard Level (SL).

13.  Complete level 7 of the University of Northern Iowa’s Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) with recommendations from the Director of CIEP.

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