In 1965, the University of California, Irvine was founded with a mission to catalyze the community and enhance lives through rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and dedicated public service. Today, we draw on the unyielding spirit of our pioneering faculty, staff and students who arrived on campus with a dream to inspire change and generate new ideas. We believe that true progress is made when different perspectives come together to advance our understanding of the world around us. And we enlighten our communities and point the way to a better future. At UCI, we shine brighter.
English Language Requirements
If your secondary/high school was completed in a country where English was not the language of instruction, or if you have less than three years of high school curriculum instruction in English in the U.S., you are required to demonstrate English proficiency.
Various examinations and scores may be used to demonstrate proficiency in English:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination: (school code: 4859)
Internet-based test (IBT): score 80 or higher
Revised paper-delivered test (completed Oct 2017 or later): score 60 or higher
Score 3, 4 or 5 on the AP examination In English Language and Composition, or English Literature and Composition
Score 5, 6 or 7 on the IB Higher Level examination in English (Literature, or Language and Literature)
Score 6 or 7 on the IB Standard Level examination in English (Literature, or Language and Literature)
Score 6.5 or higher on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Score 24 or higher on the ACT combined English/Writing or English Language Arts (ELA)
Score 560 or higher on the Writing section of the SAT Reasoning test OR score 31 or higher on Writing and Language in the SAT with Essay
Freshman applicants may complete one UC approved English composition course
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