[UPDATED: August 12, 2021] Please note that due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) related travel restrictions and vaccine requirements, study abroad options may be affected. Many programs are open for in-person instruction, however, ApplyESL recommends contacting schools of interest to check status, and local embassies or consulates, to obtain information regarding visa services currently available.
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Question about IELTS and TOEFL

Do I need to enroll for an exam such as IELTS or TOEFL in order to gain admission to an ESL program? Carlos


Dear Carlos,
Most English programs do not require you to have taken the IELTS or TOEFL test. However, some more advanced courses such as Business or Pathway courses may require a higher level of English so be sure to read the profile carefully and make sure you meet any requirements. Many students will take a standardized test while they are studying to measure their improvement and some schools even offer specific courses to prepare for these tests.

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