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If English is your second language, you must meet the following English Proficiency Requirements (TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE).
Required Scores on Proficiency Tests
Prospective students taking an English Proficiency test must meet the minimum required score for the individual subject tests AND the overall composite score for the exam.
|Subject Area / Test||TOEFL||IELTS||PTE||Cambridge English|
|Use of English||Not Applicable||Not Applicable||Not Applicable||169|
The TOEFL iBT is the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based test (
The IELTS is the International English Language Testing System
The PTE is the Pearsons Test of English. Applicants who choose to take this exam must take the PTE Academic Exam, not just the Pearsons Test of English. You may obtain more information on the Pearson page.
Cambridge English Test
Cambridge English Test, a product of the IELTS company. Read more information on the C1: Advanced test or the C2: Proficiency exam. Please note that BYU Idaho will only accept scores from either the C1 Advanced test or the C2 Proficiency Test.
English Language Help
BYU-Idaho does not have an ESL (English as a Second Language) program. If English proficiency test requirements are not met, students are encouraged to increase their skills and retest. To learn more about the TOEFL exam (BYU-Idaho does not accept the TOEFL Essentials test), please visit www.ets.org.The English Language Center at Brigham Young University may also be able to help you improve your skills so that you may come to BYU-Idaho in the future. Learn more about this program by visiting http://elc.byu.edu.
Send official English proficiency exam scores to
CES Admission Services; B-226 ASB; Provo, UT 84602