There are some instances where the TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo exam requirement may be waived.

Waiving the requirement is done on a case by case basis and the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid admissions committee has the discretion to require a TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo from any student at any time. The TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo exam may be considered for a waiver for the following reasons:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S.
  • You are a non-citizen (or non-passport holding) student that has attended a U.S. high school for four years or one of the English language proficiency exempt countries, below, and have an SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score of 560 or higher (21 ACT English subscore) or,
  • Your SAT Evidence Based Reading and Writing score is 660 or higher (27 ACT English sub score), regardless of where you are attending or have attended secondary school.
    English Language Proficiency – Exempt Countries
    Canada (all provinces except Quebec)
    Selected countries in Commonwealth of the Caribbean:
    Antigua and Barbuda
    British Virgin Islands (Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis)
    Cayman Islands
    Grand Turks and Caicos Islands
    Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Saint Lucia
    Trinidad and Tobago
    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    New Zealand
    United Kingdom

Source: List recommended by presenters at AACRAO international credential evaluation conference.