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English Requirements

Slider2If English is not your first language, you will be required to demonstrate your proficiency in order to be accepted into a Holland College program.

You can do this one of two ways:

  1. Prove that you studied full-time for at least three years (or equivalent in part-time studies) in a post-secondary school where the language of instruction and examination was English. (Note: The minimum three-year requirement does not include time enrolled in an ESL program.)
  1. Prove that you have met the minimum scores in the following English language tests:
  • TOEFL manual score 550
  • TOEFL computerized score 225
  • TOEFL – internet based minimum 85
  • Successful completion of EAL Level 8
  • IELTS Academic score of 6.0
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language) minimum score 60 with minimum 50 in each band
  • CanTEST with minimum 4.5
  • Cambridge Assessment English– Score B2, no less than 169 in each skill.

**English proficiency results must be current.

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