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English Programs for Internationals


Proficiency Scale And Placement Criteria

WRITING/GRAMMAR PLACEMENT

  • Students must meet the minimum requirements for both Writing Sample and Accuplacer Language Use, and have a placement score within the listed range
  • Placement score = WS*.7 + (ACP ESL Language Use/4) = 100¬†

READING/VOCABULARY PLACEMENT

  • Students must meet the minimum requirement for Accuplacer Reading, and have a placement score within the listed range
  • Placement score = (ACP ESL Reading)/1.2 = 100

SPEAKING/LISTENING PLACEMENT

Students must meet the minimum requirements for both Oral Interview and Accuplacer Listening, and have a placement score within the listed range

  • Placement score = (OI FLU*2.7) + (OI PRO*.59) + OI GR + (ACCU ESL Listening*.225) = 100
  • Oral Interview score = (OI FLU *2.7) + (OI PRO*.59) + OI GR = 73

*Official score reports are required for an iBT/PBT score to serve as potential placement sub-scores.

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