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English Proficiency Requirements

West Texas A&M University accepts the following as of Proof of English proficiency:

*Proof of English Proficiency must be sent directly by testing agency or school (unless exempt). Proof of English Proficiency is valid for 2 years unless otherwise noted.

Accepted forms of Proof of English Proficiency:

TOEFL

Score Requirements:

  • Undergraduate:TOEFL 74 iBT
  • Graduate:TOEFL 79 iBT

WTAMU school code: 6938

TOEFL is now offering the test as an at-home test. The scoring is the same as the traditional test. Additional information may be found on their website at: https://www.ets.org/s/cv/toefl/at-home/?WT.dcsvid=MTAzNjM2MjM4Njk5OQS2


IELTS

Score Requirements:

  • Undergraduate:score of 6.0 overall band
  • Graduate:score of 6.5 overall band

Please select West Texas A&M University as a recipient.


IELTS Indicator Test

This test is being offered by IELTS as an at-home alternative to the normal IELTS test. Scoring is the same as the normal IELTS. Please, visit:

for more information

Duolingo

Score Requirements:

  • Undergraduate:score of 100 overall
  • Graduate:score of 105 overall

Please choose West Texas A&M University as a recipient.


PTE

Score Requirements:

  • Undergraduate: 50
  • Graduate: 58

*The students can now have testing agency send us scores electronically. The student needs to choose West Texas A&M University as their school.


ACT English

Score Requirements: 21


SAT Evidence

Based Reading & Writing

Score Requirements: 560


English proficiency by School

If the language of instruction at your school is 100% English you may have the school send a letter of English proficiency.  The letter must be sent directly to us by the school and must state that the language of instruction is 100% in English.  

To be considered official it must be one of the following: 

  • sent via school-issued email from the appropriate school official
  • sent via physical mail in a signed/sealed envelope
Electronically:  internationaladmissions@wtamu.edu

Cambridge Certificates

Cambridge Certificates

West Texas A&M University will accept the following certificates:

  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English)


Country of Citizenship or Education

Country of Citizenship

Applicants who are citizens of the following countries will be exempt from the English proficiency requirement:

  • Australia
  • Canada (except the Province of Quebec)
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales)
  • United States
  • Ghana
  • Commonwealth Caribbean Countries:
    • Anguilla
    • Antigua
    • The Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • British Virgin Islands
    • Bermuda
    • Cayman Islands
    • Dominica
    • Grenada
    • Guyana
    • Jamaica
    • Montserrat
    • St. Kitts and Nevis
    • St. Lucia
    • St. Vincent
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Turks and Caicos Islands


Exam Dates and Locations:


Do you Need Assistance with the Process

International Student Services
E-mail: internationaladmissions@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2073
Fax: 806-651-2071