Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is neither French nor English and who wish to be admitted to English-language graduate programs in the Faculty of Education, must provide proof of proficiency in English:

TOEFL
PAPER-BASED 600
COMPUTER-BASED 250, min. score of 5.0 in TWE
INTERNET-BASED 100, min. score of 25 writing component,

CAEL
Overall and Individual 70

IELTS (Academic test only)
Overall and Individual 7 overall, min. score of 7 in 3 individual tests and 6 in fourth test

MELAB
Overall 84-87

CANTEST
Individual Listening & Reading & Writing: min. 4.5 each band

IMPORTANT: Even with these tests, the Faculty of Education reserves the right to require that you provide additional proof of proficiency if your knowledge of this official language is considered insufficient.

Please contact the Faculty of Education at educplus@uottawa.ca or at 613-562-5804 (or if placing your call from outside of Ottawa: 1-800-860-8577) for information about other language tests accepted.

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