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English Language Institute

If you are unable to reach the required minimum English Testing requirements you have the option of receiving an offer of conditional admission.  This offer of admission will require you to begin your studies in the English Language Institute (ELI).

Small classes and a dedicated teachers will help you develop the skills necessary to be successful in the University’s small interactive classes. This program follows a semester schedule and will allow you to demonstrate your improving English through several methods of evaluation.

Successfully completing the advanced level of ELI will allow you to begin your studies with no further testing.

English Language Testing – Minimum Scores

Undergraduate all programs:

TOEFL 79 IBT

IELTS   6.0

Pearsons 52

Graduate All Programs

TOEFL 80 IBT

IELTS 6.5

Alternative methods for proving English proficiency:

EF Level C1 – Official Results Required

ELS Level 112 - Transcripts & Certificate - indicating full attendance good performance required

Successful completion of English Composition at a Regionally accredited College or University in the United States with a grade of B or higher

International Baccalaureate - English A1 or A2 with grade of 3 or higher

Advanced Placement English with a grade of 3 or higher

SAT Evidence based reading / writing 480 or higher

GCSE or GCE English Pass (syllabus A) with grade of A, B or C

A HKCEE English Pass with a grade of (Syllabus A) with a grade of A, B, C or D

Trinity ISE II Level - Pass in All module areas