Accepted English Proficiency Scores
English proficiency is not required to be accepted. However, students who submit the following minimum scores, will place directly into English 101 or College/High School Program.
Only original score reports are accepted. Please submit a copy of your original report when applying and bring the original to orientation.
The English placement test is waived with below test scores.
|TOEFL iBT||IELTS||Placement||Test taken within|
|72 (writing scaled score of 21 or higher)||Overall 6.5 (6.0 or higher in each band.)||ENGLISH 101||2 years|
|SAT Reading/Writing||ACT Composite||Placement||Test taken within|
|480 or higher||22 or higher||ENGLISH 101||5 years|
|IB Test (Higher level)||Score||Placement|
|IB English test||7, 6, 5||Credit for ENGLISH 101, Placement into ENGLISH 102|
|IB English test||4||Placement into ENGLISH 101|
|AP English Language and Composition||4 or higher||Credit for ENGLISH 101, Placement into ENGLISH 102|
|AP English Language and Composition||3||Placement into ENGLISH 101|
Regardless of a qualifying test score, all students will need to take the Edmonds Community College English placement test upon arrival.
For test scores below these levels, placement will be determined by the student's score on the Edmonds Community College English placement test given upon arrival. A sample of the ACCUPLACER Placement test is available for practice prior to arrival.
|TOEFL IBT||Test taken within|
|54 or higher||2 years|
|IELTS||Test taken within|
|5.0 in each band||2 years|
|CAMBRIDGE||Test taken within|
|First Certificate Grades A, B, C||2 years|
|EIKEN (Step Eiken)||Test taken within|
|Pre-1st Level||2 years|
|ELS Program||Test taken within|
|Level 109||2 years|
|ITEP||Test taken within|
|Level 4||2 years|
|Pearson Test of English (PTE)||Test taken within|
|Score of 42||2 years|
Math placement test is waived with below test scores.
|AP Math||5 on Calculus AB||Credit for MATH 151 and 152, Placement into MATH 153|
|AP Math||3, 4 on Calculus AB||Credit for MATH 151, Placement into MATH 152|
|AP Math||2 on Calculus AB or BC||Placement into MATH 151|
|AP Math||4, 5 on Calculus BC||Credit for MATH 151 and 152, Placement into MATH 153|
|AP Math||3 on Calculus BC||Credit for MATH 151, Placement into MATH 152|
|AP Math||3, 4, 5 on Statistics AP||Credit for MATH 146|
|IB Test (Higher Level)||Score||Placement|
|IB Math Test||7||MATH 151|
|IB Math Test||6, 5||MATH 142|
|SAT Math Score||PSAT Math Score||Placement||Test taken within|
|520-579||520-579||Math 097, 107, 140, 146||2 years|
|580 or higher||580 or higher||Math 107, 140, 141, 146||2 years|