Bill Pink, Ph.D., sitting in front of Calkins Science Center

English Requirements

Applicants must provide proof of their English ability by submitting official scores from either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or other sources listed below.

GRCC TOEFL code 1254
TOEFL test Required minimum score
TOEFL written version 525
TOEFL computer version 197
TOEFL web-based version 71
Other tests... Required Score
IELTS 5.5
ELS completion of level 109
MELAB 80

 

Please note: GRCC's English as a Second Language program is not intended for students on an F-1 Visa. International students on an F-1 visa at GRCC must provide proof (ex. TOEFL scores) of college level English proficiency.

Non-US applicants are also exempt from the TOEFL requirement if they have completed one full academic year at a college or university in the United States as a full-time student, or earned an accredited bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree from a college or university in the United States.

Applicants from Puerto Rico must meet the TOEFL requirement.

Proof of English ability is not required of students from the following countries:

  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Islas Malvinas (Falkland Islands)
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Christopher and Nevis
  • St. Kitts and Nevi
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Virgin Islands
  • Western Samoa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe