If an applicant’s first language is not English, official reports with acceptable scores from one of the following tests must be submitted:

  • the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Test
  • the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • the CanTEST
  • the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) or

The following test scores indicate the English language requirements for international student admission to full-time studies and the language bridging programs at MSVU:

Test Scores for Admission to Full-time Studies at MSVU

IELTS    

7.0 or above (no score below 6.5)         Full-time graduate studies at MSVU

6.5 (no score below 6.0)                        Full-time undergraduate studies at MSVU

 

CAEL

70 or above (no score below 70)           Full-time graduate studies at MSVU

60 (no score below 60)                          Full-time undergraduate studies at MSVU

 

TOEFL (iBT Test)

93 or above (no score below 23)           Full-time graduate studies at MSVU

86 – 92 (no score below 21)                  Full-time undergraduate studies at MSVU

 

TOEFL (Computer Test) 

236 or above                                          Full-time graduate studies at MSVU

226 – 235                                               Full-time undergraduate studies at MSVU

 

CanTest              

5.0 (no score below 4.5)                        Full-time graduate studies at MSVU

4.5 (no score below 4.0)                        Full-time undergraduate studies at MSVU

 

MELAB 

85 or above                                           Full-time graduate studies at MSVU

80 – 84                                                  Full-time undergraduate studies at MSVU

Test Scores for Admission to Language Bridging Programs at MSVU

IELTS    

6.5 or above (no score below 6.0)       Graduate Preparatory Program with 1 undergraduate course

6.0 (no score below 5.5)                      University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course

 

CAEL

60 or above (no score below 60)          Graduate Preparatory Program with 1 undergraduate course

50 (no score below 50)                         University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course

 

TOEFL (iBT Test)

86 – 92 (no score below 21)                 Graduate Preparatory Program with 1 undergraduate course

80 – 85 (no score below 20)                 University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course

 

TOEFL (Computer Test) 

226 – 235                                              Graduate Preparatory Program with 1 undergraduate course

214 – 225                                              University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course

 

CanTest              

4.5 (no score below 4.0)                       Graduate Preparatory Program with 1 undergraduate course

4.0 (no score below 3.5)                       University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course

 

MELAB 

80 – 84                                                  Graduate Preparatory Program with 1 undergraduate course

76 – 79                                                  University Bridging Program with 1 undergraduate course