English Language Proficiency (ELP)
All applicants, regardless of citizenship or country of origin, must satisfy the English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for graduate students. English is the primary language of instruction and communication at the University.
Prior to registration, all applicants to the School of Graduate Studies must demonstrate English language proficiency sufficient to meet the demands of classroom instruction, written assignments, research, and participation in tutorials and discussions. Please see English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for graduate students for information on meeting the ELP requirement.
In some cases, the University may extend a conditional offer of admission to highly-qualified graduate applicants who do not meet the minimum English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for admission to graduate programs. Please see Conditional English Language Proficiency Admission for more information.