Recent Searches

Loading Search Results...
Loading Directory Results...



Recent Pages

Recent Searches

EIU Office of International Students and Scholars

Undergraduate Academic Requirements

  1. Grade Point Average (GPA): minimum 1.75 out of 4.0.

  2. Test of English Language:

    • Score Requirements

      • Paper-Based TOEFL: 500 points
      • Internet-Based TOEFL: 61 points
      • IELTS: 6.0 on the Academic Module
      • MELAB: 69
      • STEP EIKEN: Grade Pre-1
      • iTEP Academic Plus: 4.5 overall assessment
      • Duolingo English Test: 105 points


    • English Proficiency Requirements can be waived under the following circumstances:
      • You have successfully completed 24 semester hours of academic credit from a U.S. college or university.
      • You have completed Level 112 courses with a Certificate of Completion from an ELS Language Center in the U.S.
      • You have successfully completed two consecutive years of courses in a country where English is the primary language and medium of instruction (within the past two years). For a list of these countries, click here.
      • You have successfully completed two terms (one semester) of English for Academic Purposes 2 (Level 6) at the Center of English as a Second Language (CESL) at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale.
      • You have successfully completed the Proficiency Level, Certificate of Achievement from Kaplan International Colleges.
      • You have successfully completed Level 9 at one of The Language Company centers in the United States.
      • You have successfully completed a 500 Level from the Intensive English Institute. 

Related Pages

Contact Information

Office of International Students and Scholars

2170 Blair Hall
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, Illinois
61920-3099 USA

Take the next step

apply now
schedule a visit