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English Proficiency Scores

English is the official language of instruction at LAU and applicants must demonstrate proficiency in the language by submitting the official scores of ONE of following tests:

Test Minimum score
LAU’s New English Entrance Exam (EEE)
Check out the EEE schedule.
102
 
Internet-based TOEFL. LAU code: 2595
The institutional TOEFL is not accepted
80
SAT I Writing 23
ACT English/Writing section 7
IELTS 6.5
Duolingo English Test (exceptionally for fall 2021)  105

Note: The minimum scores for all entrance exams may be changed without prior notice.

Based on your test results, you may be required to take, or may be exempted from, certain courses at LAU. The chart below explains the basic rules:

Your score Placement rules
  • New EEE 52–67
  • IB TOEFL 55–65
  • SAT I Writing 18–20
  • ACT Writing 5
  • IELTS 5.5
  • Duolingo English Test (exceptionally for fall 2021) 85-90

You will be placed in the Intensive English Program and start with ENG002 Intensive English II. Your next course would be ENG003 Intensive English III. You are not allowed to start with the major courses.

  • New EEE 68–101
  • IB TOEFL 66–79
  • SAT I Writing 21–22
  • ACT Writing 6
  • IELTS 6
  • Duolingo English Test (exceptionally for fall 2021) 95-100

You will be placed in the Intensive English Program and start with ENG003 Intensive English III. You are not allowed to start with the major courses.

  • New EEE 102–122
  • IB TOEFL 80–89
  • SAT I Writing 23–26
  • ACT Writing 7
  • IELTS 6.5
  • Duolingo English Test (exceptionally for fall 2021) 105-110

The first English course you must register for is ENG009 Remedial English, a non-credit course (three hours of instruction weekly, but no credits are counted)

 

  • New EEE 123–134
  • IB TOEFL 90–100
  • SAT I Writing 27–29
  • ACT Writing 8
  • IELTS 7
  • Duolingo English Test (exceptionally for fall 2021) 115-120

The first English course you must register for is ENG101 Academic English I. You are exempt from ENG009 Remedial English.

  • New EEE 135–147
  • IB TOEFL 101–110
  • SAT I Writing 30–32
  • ACT Writing 9
  • IELTS 7.5
  • Duolingo English Test (exceptionally for fall 2021) 125-130

The first English course you must register for is ENG102 Academic English II.
You are exempt from ENG009 Remedial English and ENG101 Academic English I.

 

  • New EEE 148–160
  • IB TOEFL 111 or higher
  • SAT I Writing 33 or higher
  • ACT Writing 10 or higher
  • IELTS 8 or higher
  • Duolingo English Test (exceptionally for fall 2021) 135 or higher

The first English course you have to register for is ENG 202 Advanced Academic English
You are exempt from ENG009 Remedial English, ENG101 Academic English I, and ENG102 Academic English II.