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Accepted English Proficiency and math 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.

Online Test Options:

Due to the global COVID-19 health concern, the following testing organizations are offering at home tests you can do online. Please visit their website below to learn more. 

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 6.0 (5.5 or higher in each band.) ENGLISH 101 2 years
*MyBest™ Scores also accepted      

 

Duolingo English Test Test taken within
95 or higher 2 years

EIKEN Test taken within
Pre-1 2 years
SAT Reading/Writing ACT Composite Placement Test taken within
480 or higher 22 or higher ENGLISH 101 5 years

IB Test (SL or HL Exam) 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 Test Score Placement
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. For a sample test, please review starting on page 15 of the LOEP Prep.

TOEFL IBT Test taken within
54 or higher 2 years
*MyBest™ Scores also accepted  

IELTS Test taken within
5.0 in each band 2 years

CAMBRIDGE Test taken within
First Certificate Grades A, B, C 2 years

 

Duolingo English Test
80 or higher

 

EIKEN (Step Eiken) Test taken within
2A (2150 or higher) 2 years

ELS Program Test taken within
Level 109 2 years

Institutional TOEFL
Not accepted

ITEP Test taken within
Level 4 2 years

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Test taken within
Score of 42 2 years

Kaplan Test taken within
Higher Intermediate Level 2 years

FLS Test taken within
Level 14 2 years

Math placement test is waived with below test scores.

ACT Test Score Placement Test taken within
ACT Math 25 or higher Math 140 or Math 141 2 years
ACT Math 20-24 Math 97, Math 107, or Math 146 2 years

AP Test Score Placement
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