English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements for International Students

Applicants whose first language is not English, or who have not studied for three years in an English speaking secondary or post-secondary institution, are responsible to provide scores/results of either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in the country from which they are applying.

Minimum Scores

  • Duolingo English Test: 110
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test: 90
  • TOEFL Paper Based Test: 570
  • TOEFL Computer-based Test: 230
  • TOEFL Test of English as a Written Language: 5.0

The Test of English as a Written Language is taken with the paper-based and computer-based TOEFL exam.

Bachelor of Education (BEd)

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • Overall - 7.0 Score
    • Writing and Speaking - 7.0 Minimum Score
    • Listening and Reading - 6.5 Minimum Score
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    • Overall - 96 Score
    • Writing - 26 Minimum Score

View full Bachelor of Education Admissions Requirements

Tyndale’s TOEFL institution code is 0532.

An interview or Writing and Diagnostic Test may be required by the Admissions Committee before being accepted. Meeting the test scores does not guarantee acceptance.