English Language Proficiency Requirement - Institutional

Applicants must meet two separate English requirements for admission to Mount Royal if their first language (learned and understood) is not English.

  1. English Language Arts 30-1 (or equivalent) if required by the program, AND
  2. Demonstrate English Language Proficiency in one of the following ways:

 How to meet ELP

 Score/Level

 1. High School/Secondary and/or Post-secondary (transferable to MRU) courses

 2 years of full-time study in English (see list of English speaking countries below) and English Language Arts 30 – 1 (equivalent)

 2. LEAP 4 Advanced taken at Mount Royal

 LEAP 4 with B- (80%)

 3. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

 86 (min. 20 in each of four sections)

 4. IELTS (International English Language Test [Academic])

 6.5 (min. 5.5 on each band)

 5. CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment)

 70 (min. 60 in each band)

 6. MET (Michigan English Test) (formerly Michigan English Language Assessment Battery MELAB)

 62 (min. 53 in all four skills)

 7. PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic)

 58 (min. 55 in each area)

 8. CAE (Cambridge English: Assessment)

 C1 or C2 Certificate Awarded (Pass at Grade C with min. 180 overall)

 9. CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees)

 4.5 overall minimum

 


English speaking countries for the purpose of English Language Proficiency requirement:

  • America Samoa
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • England
  • Falkland Islands
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guyana
  • India (English-medium school boards)
  • Ireland (Republic of Eire)
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Malta
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Northern Ireland
  • Pacific Island
  • Panama Canal Zone
  • Ryukyu Islands
  • Scotland
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • St. Helena
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Virgin Islands
  • Wales
  • Zimbabwe