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English Language Proficiency

Language Requirements

Oregon Tech does not currently offer an English language proficiency program, and international applicants must first complete their ESL program at another institution. Oregon Tech requires proof of English language proficiency and accepts the following:

  • TOEFL: Minimum score of 520 paper-based, 190 computer-based, or 68 Internet-based. To have your scores sent to Oregon Tech use our institution code 4587.
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 6.
  • Completion of a Level 112 course at an ESL Language Center or grade B or better in WR 121 from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.
  • ACT or SAT test scores are not required for international admissions, however students may choose to take either test as justification to waive TOEFL or IELTS.

Students from Native English Speaking Countries

Students from the following countries do not need to provide proof of English proficiency:
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
  • New Zealand
  • St. Kitt & Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent & Grenadines
  • Singapore
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • U.S. Virgin Islands